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About the Author: Andrew Wheatcroft

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10 thoughts on “The Habsburgs

  1. says:

    On a recent trip to east central Europe, I became aware that my knowledge of the Habsburgs was only partial and episodic, restricted to awareness of a few names and a few dates without a continuing context in which to locate them and without a


  2. says:

    37 inches of flat screen high definition LCD panel goodness came into my life just before the holidays, which dramatically interfered with my reading for a while It didn t help that I was in the middle of this book at the time Not that it was bad I ac


  3. says:

    This history of the Habsburgs focuses on the line of succession and how the family used marriage and images rather than conquest for the most part to further their empire I would have given it 5 stars if it had contained a bitabout the territorial gains losse


  4. says:

    THE HABSBURGS Embodying Empire 1995 this ed 2004 Andrew Wheatcroft If you are a relative amateur of the history of this ruling family that extends back to the 13th century, then this is not a book for you Although well written and well researched, the author presuppo


  5. says:

    I suspect that this book is probably best read by people already very familiar with the history of the Habsburgs While there were a few new facts for me, most of what Wheatcroft had to tell so engagingly was familiar The thing that kept me reading was his take on how they sa


  6. says:

    If you re expecting a play by play, day by day history of the Habsburgs, this is not the book for you If you want a thesis about what was the main drive and focus of the family, and how it was passed down through the centuries, this is your book Mr...


  7. says:

    Non aspettatevi una dettagliata biografia dei numerosi sovrani della Casa d Asburgo, n la pedissequa storia dei loro altrettanto numerosi domini sarebbe impossibile per chiunque, infatti, condensare in poco pi di duecentocinquanta pagine effettive le restanti sono costituite da note bibliog


  8. says:

    This book has sat on my shelf for 15 years unread, most likely because I feared it would be boringApparently, the author took 30 years to get around to completing it It shows both in a good and a bad way There is clearly a huge amount of research and thought that went into the foundations of this b


  9. says:

    While there are some interesting parts to this book, the reader should be aware, this is not a history of the Habsburgs in the usual sense, but a discussion of the dynasty s use of image in creating its sense of empire Therefore, while the book takes you through the general history of the most important Ha


  10. says:

    One reviewer wrote that this book is essential for understanding modern Europe I echo that sentiment The author, Andrew Wheatcroft, wisely chose to confine this history to the nature of the Habsburg dynasty rather than to fritter away the reader s time in a rehashing of well known seminal events such as the Thirty


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