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The thirty years" war on silver

Adolphus Leigh Fitzgerald

The thirty years" war on silver

by Adolphus Leigh Fitzgerald

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Money -- United States -- History,
    • Silver question

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1903 ed.

      Statementmoney scientifically treated and logically presented.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG556 .F55 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination364 p.
      Number of Pages364
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5753348M
      ISBN 100837110831
      LC Control Number71075571
      OCLC/WorldCa26052

      The Thirty Years War by Pages, G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Thirty Years' War was fought from until Though it was primarily centered in Germany, several other countries became involved in the conflict, including the French, Spanish, and fact, almost all of the powerful countries in Europe were involved the war. It began as a fight about religion — the Protestants and Catholics were the two groups that on: Europe (mostly Germany).

      The Thirty Years’ War was a series of conflicts that began early in the 17th century in the Holy Roman Empire and finally involved much of Europe. It started as a conflict between Protestants and Roman Catholics but soon became a struggle for political power. The war began in Bohemia. There in the Protestant nobility refused to recognize. The war on cancer turned out to be profoundly misconceived-both in its rhetoric and in its execution Three decades later, the high expectations of the .

        The human toll. The Thirty Years’ War is thought to have claimed between 4 and 12 million lives. Around , people died in combat. Disease and famine took the lion’s share of the death toll. The Thirty Years War by Wedgwood, C. V. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Its destructive campaigns and battles occurred over most of Europe, and, when it ended, the map of Europe had been irrevocably changed. The book is devoted primarly to political history, diplomatic history, and the structural effects of the Thirty Years War on the European State System and the organization of individual states.

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It continues to provide a narrative and analytical account of the war/5(8). Europe in was riven between Protestants and Catholics, Bourbon and Hapsburg--as well as empires, kingdoms, and countless principalities. After angry Protestants tossed three representatives of the Holy Roman Empire out the window of the royal castle in Prague, world war spread from Bohemia with relentless abandon, drawing powers from Spain to Sweden into a.

History of Europe - History of Europe - The Thirty Years’ War: The war originated with dual crises at the continent’s centre: one in the Rhineland and the other in Bohemia, both part of the Holy Roman Empire.

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Fearful indeed, and destructive, was the first movement in which this general political sympathy announced itself; a desolating war of thirty years, which, from the interior of Bohemia to the mouth of the Scheldt, and from the banks of the Po to the coasts of the Baltic, devastated whole countries, destroyed harvests, and reduced towns and.

At seven in the morning on18, soldiers loyal to the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II stormed the ancient German city of Magdeburg. Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, The Thirty Years War; pp (paperback); Penguin Books, Middlesex; () Oxford historian, Canetti translator and National Gallery trustee Veronica Wedgwood () is an icon of British historiography.

Dame Wedgwood was the third woman to be appointed member of the Order of Merit on the strength of her biographies. Start studying World History Chap Book questions. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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Protestants vs. Catholics sets the stage. Book-of-the-Month-Club, pgs. in very good condition with vg dust cover. Tight, clean, no marks. Appears never read. Ships within business days from Arizona.

The Thirty Years’ War profoundly altered Europe’s political landscape and social fabric. And it was this upheaval – not military conflict per se – that took the heaviest human toll.

Almost four centuries on, the Thirty Years’ War teaches us how protracted conflict can bring about famine and spell disaster for civilians.