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By Jean Berenger,C.A. Simpson

the 1st a part of a two-volume historical past of the Habsburg Empire from its medieval origins to its dismemberment within the First international War.

This vital quantity (which is self-contained) meets a long-felt want for a scientific survey in English of the Habsburgs and their lands within the overdue medieval and early sleek sessions. it's basically taken with the Habsburg territories in primary and northern Europe, however the background of the Spanish Habsburgs in Spain and the Netherlands is usually coated. The booklet, just like the Habsburgs themselves, offers with an enormous variety of lands and peoples: transparent, balanced, and authoritative, it's a notable feat of synthethis and exposition.

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