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The Habsburg Empire A New History ePub Ð Hardcover Read ↠ [Read] ➵ The Habsburg Empire A New History ➲ Pieter M. Judson – Insolpro.co.uk In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much for so long to millions of Central Europeans Across divides of lUps and an anachronistic imperial relic Judson examines their motives and explains just how wrong these rearguard critics wereRejecting fragmented histories of nations in the making this bold revision surveys the shared institutions that bridged difference and distance to bring stability and meaning to the far flung empire By supporting new schools law courts and railroads along with scientific and artistic advances the Habsburg monarchs sought to anchor their authority in the cultures and economies of Central Europe A rising standard of living t A lengthy and detailed tome on the Habsburg Empire or Habsburg Monarchy also referred to as the Austrian Empire the Austro Hungarian Empire or Austria Hungary This book takes an overarching view of the Empire its history and its end Its life ran from 1700 1918 when at the end of World War I it collapsed There were transformations over time such as the semi separation between Hungary and Austria in 1867 when the state became known as Austria HungaryThe Empire seems to have been a bit rickety over its lifetime with many centrifugal forces It was a milticultural multiethnic empire which created tensions never fully satisfied The book examines various cultural expressions of this from literature to media However despite the forces pulling against unity if the author is correct there was some sense of people being apart of a greater political entity Thus the strains were managed not necessarily well but well enoughThe Empire itself sometimes made tentative gestures addressing the economic ineualities and the accompanying power of large landowners nobility and so on Many wars were fought during the period covered The Empire sometimes did well other times not The country was not as wealthy as some of its neighbors so later on the armed forces tended to be less well supplied than PrussiaGermany for exampleWhen the end came as World War I was closing Austria Hungary came apart In the place of one multiethnic multilinguistic country came many such as Yugoslavia Czechoslovakia Poland and so on The tensions within the Empire continued with the countries emerging after World War ISometimes the writing is not so felicitous but this is not an issue There are maps that help understand the geography All in all a good work on an empire that in one form or another lasted many years

The Habsburg Empire A New HistoryUps and an anachronistic imperial relic Judson examines their motives and explains just how wrong these rearguard critics wereRejecting fragmented histories of nations in the making this bold revision surveys the shared institutions that bridged difference and distance to bring stability and meaning to the far flung empire By supporting new schools law courts and railroads along with scientific and artistic advances the Habsburg monarchs sought to anchor their authority in the cultures and economies of Central Europe A rising standard of living t A lengthy and detailed tome on the Habsburg Empire or Habsburg Monarchy also referred to as the Austrian Empire the Austro Hungarian Empire or Austria Hungary This book takes an overarching view of the Empire its history and its end Its life ran from 1700 1918 when at the end of World War I it collapsed There were transformations over time such as the semi separation between Hungary and Austria in 1867 when the state became known as Austria HungaryThe Empire seems to have been a bit rickety over its lifetime with many centrifugal forces It was a milticultural multiethnic empire which created tensions never fully satisfied The book examines various cultural expressions of this from literature to media However despite the forces pulling against unity if the author is correct there was some sense of people being apart of a greater political entity Thus the strains were managed not necessarily well but well enoughThe Empire itself sometimes made tentative gestures addressing the economic ineualities and the accompanying power of large landowners nobility and so on Many wars were fought during the period covered The Empire sometimes did well other times not The country was not as wealthy as some of its neighbors so later on the armed forces tended to be less well supplied than PrussiaGermany for exampleWhen the end came as World War I was closing Austria Hungary came apart In the place of one multiethnic multilinguistic country came many such as Yugoslavia Czechoslovakia Poland and so on The tensions within the Empire continued with the countries emerging after World War ISometimes the writing is not so felicitous but this is not an issue There are maps that help understand the geography All in all a good work on an empire that in one form or another lasted many years

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The Habsburg Empire A New History ë In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much for so long to millions of Central Europeans Across divides of language religion region and history ordinary women and men felt a common attachment to their empire while bureaucrats soldiers politicians and academics devised inventive solutions to the challenges of governing Europe s second largest state In the decades before and after its dissolution some observers belittled the Habsburg Empire as a dysfunctional patchwork of hostile ethnic gro The Habsburg Empire A New History by Pieter M Judson is a revisionist analysis of the internal sociological cultural political and economic aspects of the Austrian and Austro Hungarian Empire from 1780 1918 and a small bit beyond This history examines the internal development that this multi ethnic Empire went through and the attempts at reform subseuent political reactions and ultimate collapse that ensued Judson has done an excellent job with this revisionist work examining a nation state that is widely derived in modern literature but can easily be examined in a revisionist framework for its admirable attempt to meld many different ethnicreligioussocialculturallinguistic etc groups under a political umbrella akin to many modern multi ethnic statesThis work begins with Empress Maria Theresa of the Habsburg Empire and her attempt to census her realms in 1780 Although the Habsburg family had been sovereign over large swathes of Central Europe including portions or the entirety of modern Austria Czechia Slovenia Slovakia Italy Croatia Hungary Romania Poland and Germany for centuries as well as holding lands in Switzerland France Belgium and Netherlands this dynastic amalgamation was not according to Judson a nation state by definition until Maria Theresa began her reforms Eighteenth Century Europe was beginning to develop ideals of national sovereignty at this time and the Habsburg domains were not immune to these changes The Empress' reforms were largely carried out by the military and were seen both as a force to increase taxable income by the central Habsburg state by the aristocrats and as a force to air legitimate concerns by the middlepeasant classes Even during this period the Habsburg domains were multi ethnic and multi religious and ruled over by a German speaking elite but seen largely in terms of dynastic legitimacy over any one linguistic or cultural framework Maria Theresa sought to reform her state in a number of ways As Europe began to experiment with liberal political ideology Austria too sought to reform her domains Peasants were beginning to see their political concerns aired on a national stage although in a small way and for purely political gain as class based ideology began to emerge Far from being a state consisting of hostile ethnic groups as many would attest the Austrian Empire was an interesting case of successful integration based on political patronage that went above and beyond the modern conception of nationalist considerations The Austrian State was so successful during this period precisely because it was able to exploit tensions between various classes provide a stable platform for economic growth gradual political change and protection from external threats Remember the Austrian Empire was around in one form or another for centuries Even so Empress Maria Theresa was mostly concerned with the moral and ethical well being of her state based on Catholic principles and did not seek to reform her state along liberal lines This way of thinking was adopted by her predecessors Joseph II Leopold II Francis II Ferdinand I and Franz Joseph I Her predecessors shared a similar political style of promoting enlightened absolutism in the Austrian domains and sought to reform the state not on ethnic lines but on principles developed to promote the centralization o ePub Ò The Habsburg Empire A New History ñ Pieter M. Judson

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Pieter M. Judson ñ The Habsburg Empire A New History reader Hroughout the empire deepened the legitimacy of Habsburg rule as citizens learned to use the empire s administrative machinery to their local advantage Nationalists developed distinctive ideas about cultural difference in the context of imperial institutions yet all of them claimed the Habsburg state as their empireThe empire s creative solutions to governing its many lands and peoples as well as the intractable problems it could not solve left an enduring imprint on its successor states in Central Europe Its lessons remain no less important toda This books yearns for an editor Not just very verbose but it keeps repeating whole sentences Also full of annoying typos Do you know a reasonable book on this topic? Please reach out to me