Published July 19, 2002
by Routledge .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||74|
The Thirty Years’ War: Europe’s Tragedy. by Peter H. Wilson, Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass., , $ For the avid reader of military history, the Thirty Years’ War has everything—European Realpolitik, religious conflict, dramatic characters, military innovation and violence enough to satisfy the most lurid imagination or touch the coldest heart. The Thirty Years War happens to be one of the periods of European History that I'm most interested in and lead me to buy the card driven game of the same name, which is the first wargaming I've done since school (and I'm 36 now). Since playing Thirty Years War I've really gotten into CDGs and block games. Your next book on the Thirty Years War is more of a memoir. It’s by Robert Monro and it’s called Monro: His Expedition with the Worthy Scots Regiment called Mac-Keyes.. This is a classic text from the Thirty Years book also encapsulates so much about why the war is . This is the second book I've read recently about the Thirty Years War, both of which have the same informative, if unimaginative, title of The Thirty Years War. Cicely Veronica Wedgwood's history is considered a classic English-language history of the war, and with good reason/5.
Thirty Years’ War (–48), in European history, a series of wars fought by various nations for various reasons, including religious, dynastic, territorial, and commercial rivalries. Its destructive campaigns and battles occurred over most of Europe, and, when it ended, the map of Europe had been irrevocably changed. 9 rows Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Author: Friedrich Schiller, Alexander James William Morrison. Fantastic look at the Thirty Years War This book details the plight of Germany from pre to just a little after The bulk of the writting details the war in political terms and general military movement. There isn't a ton of detailed battles, save a few important ones such as White Mountain and when details of new/cutting edge battle. A deadly continental struggle, the Thirty Years War devastated seventeenth-century Europe, killing nearly a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to towns and countryside alike. Peter Wilson offers the first new history in a generation of a horrifying conflict that transformed the map of the modern world.
The Thirty Years' War was a very confusing conflict on many levels, and to attempt any account of it in barely pages is almost foolhardy. But this book succeeds, at least in setting the stage and following the people and politics/5(5). The Thirty Years’ War was a 17th-century religious conflict fought primarily in central Europe. It remains one of the longest and most brutal wars in human. The Thirty Years War: Europe's Tragedy is a history of prodigious erudition that manages to corral the byzantine complexity of the Thirty Years War into a coherent narrative. It also offers a bracingly novel interpretation/5(9). The Thirty Years' War was a very confusing conflict on many levels, and to attempt any account of it in barely pages is almost foolhardy. But this book succeeds, at least in setting the stage and following the people and politics. It is a good place to start a study of the by: