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The youngest son of Emperor Maximilian II, and nephew of Philip II of Spain, Archduke Albert (1559-1621) was originally destined for the church. However, dynastic imperatives decided otherwise and in 1598, upon his marriage to Philip’s daughter, the Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia, he found himself ruler of the Habsburg Netherlands, one of the most dynamic yet politically unstable territories in early-modern Europe. Through an investigation of Albert’s reign, this book offers a new and fuller…

Dynasty And Piety

ISBN 10 : 9781317147275
ISBN 13 : 1317147278

The youngest son of Emperor Maximilian II, and nephew of Philip II of Spain, Archduke Albert (1559-1621) was originally destined for the church. However, dynastic imperatives decid..


Virtus 20 2013

ISBN 10 : 9789087044824
ISBN 13 : 9087044828

Virtus is een onafhankelijk en multidisciplinair peer reviewed jaarboek met bijdragen op het gebied van de adelsgeschiedenis...


From Ghent To Aix

ISBN 10 : 9789004276840
ISBN 13 : 900427684X

Exploring the early decades of print journalism in the cities at Northern Europe’s information crossroads, From Ghent to Aix reveals how news of war, diplomacy and politics trave..


The Road To Rocroi

ISBN 10 : 9789004170827
ISBN 13 : 9004170820

Combining approaches and insights from cultural, social and military history this study traces the evolution and decline of the Spanish officer corps and general staff during the E..


Germany And The Origins Of The Second World War

ISBN 10 : 9781137103802
ISBN 13 : 1137103809

Jonathan Wright explores the events, discusses rival interpretations and places the policies of Hitler in the context of Germany as a whole. Wright explains that support rose and f..


Desde Rosas A Gaeta

ISBN 10 : 9788820422790
ISBN 13 : 8820422794

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Charles Whitworth

ISBN 10 : 9781351952613
ISBN 13 : 1351952617

In 1700 the armies of the Russian Tsar Peter the Great and Charles XII of Sweden met at Narva to fight the first battle of what was to be known as the Great Northern War. Although ..


Pietas Austriaca

ISBN 10 : 1557531595
ISBN 13 : 9781557531599

Pietas Austriaca studies the relationship between religious beliefs and practices and Habsburg political culture from the end of the medieval period to the early 20th century. In t..



Rubens Brueghel

ISBN 10 : 9780892368488
ISBN 13 : 0892368489

Truly collaborative paintings, that is, not simply mechanical but also conceptual co-productions, are rare in the history of art. This gorgeously illustrated catalogue explores jus..


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