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作者 Mortimer, Geoff, 1944-
書名 Wallenstein [electronic resource] : the enigma of the Thirty YearsWar / Geoff Mortimer
出版項 Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
國際標準書號 9780230282100
book jacket
說明 xi, 277 p., 8 p. of plates : ill., maps
附註 Includes bibliographical references and indexes
A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma -- No great expectations -- Early manhood -- Maturity -- Gradisca -- A scandal in Bohemia --Richer than all his tribe -- Minting money -- A man ofproperty -- Thefault is not in our stars -- Some achieve greatness -- War without end-- A general and a duke -- Go, captain, greet the Danish king -- The Dessau bridge -- 1626 : a campaign and a conference -- 1627-28 : Denmarkand Stralsund -- At the parting of the ways -- The Edict of Restitution --An Italian entanglement -- The limits of power -- The wheel is come full circle -- Dismissal -- Intermezzo -- Resumption -- Once more unto the breach -- Wallenstein's second army -- Towards confrontation -- From the fury of the Norsemen deliver us -- The Alte Veste -- L©·utzen --Of peace and other demons -- Exile intrigues -- Fruitless endeavours -- Decline and fall -- The gathering storm -- Hopesprings eternal -- Condemned unheard -- Assassination is the quickest way -- Death, a necessary end--Aftermath -- Requiem -- But Brutus says he was ambitious
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A minor Bohemian nobleman who within the space of a few years becamea prince and one of the greatest landowners of his age; a military entrepreneur who twice saved the Holy Roman Emperor from disaster with armies he raised, financed and led, but was then twice dismissed; an able general who rescued the Empire from invasion by the Swedish King Gustavus II Adolphus, but was accused of planning to defect to the self-same Swedes; the emperor's commander-in-chief, but assassinated on the emperor's orders; a successful soldier who fell because he tried too hard tomake peace; Wallenstein was all these things. Contemporary legends andpropaganda were taken up by early biographers of this fascinating character to create a historical myth, elements of which are still present in many more recent accounts. In this book, Geoff Mortimer sets out to clarify the picture and to resolve the enigma
鏈接 Print version: Mortimer, Geoff, 1944- Wallenstein. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 9780230272125 (DLC) 2010012501 (OCoLC)540143061
主題 Wallenstein, Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von, Herzog von Friedland, 1583-1634
Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648
Generals -- Holy Roman Empire -- Biography
Holy Roman Empire -- History -- 1517-1648
Nobility -- Czech Republic -- Bohemia -- Biography
Bohemia (Czech Republic) -- History -- 1526-1618
Bohemia (Czech Republic) -- History -- 1618-1848
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Palgrave Connect (Online service)
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