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  • Preußen und die revolutionäre Herausforderung seit 1789by Otto Büsch; Monika Neugebauer-Wölk

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 238.00

    Preußen Und Die Revolutionäre Herausforderung Seit 1789: Ergebnisse Einer Konferenz (Veroffentlichungen Der Historischen Kommission Zu Berlin, Band) more...

  • Wilhelm von Humboldts Rechtsphilosophieby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 154.00

    Wilhelm von Humboldt?s legal philosophy is much less familiar than his philosophy of language or even his role as an educational reformer. For this purpose the author examines Humboldt?s ?Ideas on an attempt to determine the limits of the effectiveness of the state?. This early work, which is central for political liberalism, was created in... more...

  • Clausewitzby Roger Parkinson

    Cooper Square Press 2002; US$ 16.99

    The Prussian general and military theoretician Carl Phillip Gottleib von Clausewitz spent much of his life combatting Napoleon's army, recording his martial insights in the demanding book On War . Parkinson details the events of Clausewitz's life, and aids readers in understanding Clausewitz's writings. more...

  • Bauern zwischen Bauernkrieg und Dreißigjährigem Kriegby André Holenstein

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 31.00

    Die "Bauern zwischen Bauernkrieg und Dreißigjährigem Krieg" waren im 16./17. Jahrhundert auf höchst unterschiedliche Weise in die historischen Ereignisse einbezogen: im einen Fall als eigenständige Akteure einer politisch-religiösen Auseinandersetzung von weltgeschichtlicher Bedeutung, im anderen Fall weitgehend als Opfer eines politisch-militärischen... more...

  • Unruhen in der ständischen Gesellschaft 1300-1800by Peter Blickle

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 28.00

    Im Rahmen der Enzyklopädie deutscher Geschichte gibt Peter Blickle eine Gesamtdarstellung des Gegenstandes "Soziale Konflikte" für das späte Mittelalter und die frühe Neuzeit. Unter "Unruhen" versteht er die Protesthandlungen der Untertanen zur Behauptung und Durchsetzung ihrer Interessen und Wertvorstellungen gegenüber der Obrigkeit, den "bäuerlichen... more...

  • The Seven Years War in Europeby Franz A.J. Szabo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    In this pioneering new work, based on a thorough re-reading of primary sources and new research in the Austrian State Archives, Franz Szabo presents a fascinating reassessment of the continental war. Professor Szabo challenges the well-established myth that the Seven Years War was won through the military skill and tenacity of the King of Prussia,... more...

  • Finanzierung des Kulturstaats in Preußen seit 1800by Reinhold Zilch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00

    Prussia?s remarkable rise as a cultural state in the 19 th and early 20 th century was financed by funds from the state budget, from individual communes, and cooperatives, by its citizens through taxes, fees, and individual contributions, and by foundations. Detailed ongoing statistics and documents spanning multiple decades reveal the... more...

  • A History of Prussiaby H.W. Koch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    In little more than two centuries Prussia rose from medieval obscurity and the devastation of the Thirty Years War to become the dominant power of continental Europe. Her rulers rose from Electors to Kings, and from Kings to Emperors. It is a dramatic story, and H. W. Koch fills a major gap in English-language literature with this comprehensive account.... more...

  • Frederick the Great and the Seven Years' War, 1756-1763by Herbert J. Redman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Seven Years' War (1756-1763), known as the French and Indian War in North America, was perhaps the first war that could properly be called a world war. It involved the major European countries, North and Central America, the coast of West Africa, the Philippines, and India. A major player in the war was Frederick the Great (1712-1786), the... more...