The Resource The Habsburg Empire: : a very short introduction, Martyn Rady

The Habsburg Empire: : a very short introduction, Martyn Rady

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The Habsburg Empire: : a very short introduction
Title
The Habsburg Empire:
Title remainder
a very short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Martyn Rady
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Habsburgs are the most famous dynasty in continental Europe. From the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries, they ruled much of Central Europe, and for two centuries were also rulers of Spain. Through the Spanish connection, they acquired lands around the Mediterranean and a chunk of the New World, spreading eastwards to include the Philippines. Reaching from South-East Asia to what is now Ukraine, the Habsburg Empire was truly global. In this Very Short Introduction Martin Rady looks at the history of the Habsburgs, from their tenth-century origins in Switzerland, to the dissolution of the Habsburg Empire in 1918. He introduces the pantheon of Habsburg rulers, which included adventurers, lunatics, and at least one monarch who was so malformed that his true portrait could never be exhibited. He also discusses the lands and kingdoms that made up the Habsburg Empire, and the decisive moments that shaped their history. Dynasty, Europe, global power, and the idea of the multi-national state all converge on the history of the Habsburg Empire. Martin Rady shows how
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Cataloging source
YDX
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Rady, Martyn C
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
DB80
LC item number
.R33 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Very short introductions
Series volume
515
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Habsburg, House of
  • Austria
Label
The Habsburg Empire: : a very short introduction, Martyn Rady
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-119) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Dynasties and empires; titles and peoples -- The imperial vision: 11th to 16th century -- 'As if the king of each': 16th and 17th centuries -- In the service of the faith: 17th and 18th centuries -- Enlightenment and reaction: 18th and 19th centuries -- The era of Franz Joseph: 19th century -- World war and dissolution: 20th century
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
129 pages
Isbn
9780198792963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)978445312
  • (OCoLC)ocn978445312
Label
The Habsburg Empire: : a very short introduction, Martyn Rady
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-119) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Dynasties and empires; titles and peoples -- The imperial vision: 11th to 16th century -- 'As if the king of each': 16th and 17th centuries -- In the service of the faith: 17th and 18th centuries -- Enlightenment and reaction: 18th and 19th centuries -- The era of Franz Joseph: 19th century -- World war and dissolution: 20th century
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
129 pages
Isbn
9780198792963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)978445312
  • (OCoLC)ocn978445312

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