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Published: 11 March 2018

448 Pages | 10 illus.

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198809395

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The Sinews of Habsburg Power

Lower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820

William D. Godsey

  • Overcomes traditional dividing lines in Habsburg history to offer fresh ways of thinking about the wider history of Habsburg rule as well as about the relationship between state and society
  • Based on extensive original archival research, especially in previously neglected, provincial collections
  • Systematically introduces analytical concepts such as "composite monarchy" and "fiscal-military state" into Habsburg history
  • Casts new light on Habsburg success and failure on the international stage