The Thirty Years War : Europe's tragedy /
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. In a major reassessment, Wilson argues that religion was not the catalyst, but one element in a lethal stew of political...
Cambridge, Mass. :
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,
histoire militaire > Europe > 1618 > 1648.
Table of Contents:
- Trouble in the heart of Christendom
- Casa d'Austria
- The Turkish War and its consequences
- Pax Hispanica
- Dominium Maris Baltici
- From Rudolf to Matthias 1582-1612
- On the brink?
- The Bohemian revolt 1618-20
- Ferdinand triumphant 1621-4
- Olivares and Richelieu
- Denmark's war against the emperor 1625-9
- The threat of European war 1628-30
- The lion of the north 1630-2
- Without Gustavus 1633-4
- For the liberty of Germany 1635-6
- Habsburg high tide 1637-40
- In the balance 1641-3
- Pressure to negotiate 1644-5
- War or peace 1646-8
- The Westphalian settlement
- The human and material cost
- Experiencing war.