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Published: 01 June 2017

144 Pages | 8 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198792963

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The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction

Martyn Rady

Very Short Introductions

  • Covers the history of the Habsburgs, from their tenth-century origins in Switzerland, to the dissolution of the Habsburg Empire in 1918
  • Shows how the Empire was a complex structure of overlapping lands and kingdoms, with borders in constant flux, and discusses how the interests of its rulers changed, just as the larger trends and movements in European history changed
  • Covers more than just a dynastic history, looking at all the Habsburg possessions and describing the influence of the empire on European history and politics
  • Part of the Very Short introductions series - over seven million copies sold wordlwide