The Thirty Years War: A Documentary History: An Anthology of Sources

The Thirty Years War A Documentary History An Anthology of Sources The Thirty Years War A Documentary History fills a gap in recent studies of the great pan European conflict providing fresh translations of thirty eight primary documents for the student and general

  • Title: The Thirty Years War: A Documentary History: An Anthology of Sources
  • Author: Tryntje Helfferich
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  • Page: 157
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Thirty Years War A Documentary History fills a gap in recent studies of the great pan European conflict, providing fresh translations of thirty eight primary documents for the student and general reader The selections are drawn from the standard political documents, from the Apology of the Bohemian Estates for the Defenestration of Prague to the text of the Treaty o The Thirty Years War A Documentary History fills a gap in recent studies of the great pan European conflict, providing fresh translations of thirty eight primary documents for the student and general reader The selections are drawn from the standard political documents, from the Apology of the Bohemian Estates for the Defenestration of Prague to the text of the Treaty of Westphalia, as well as from imperial edicts, trial records, letters, diary entries, and satirical broadsheets, all directly translated from the Early New High German, French, Swedish, and Latin The volume contains some ten illustrations and one map and on the whole is well organized and well presented with a judicious amount of footnotes and a slim For Further Reading section A succinct introduction introduces the four sections, each with its own substantial introduction 1 Outbreak of the Thirty Years War 1618 1623 , 2 The Intervention of Denmark and Sweden 1623 1635 , and 3 The Long War 1635 1648 The concluding section 4 Two Wartime Lives 1618 1648 , interestingly juxtaposes the journals of a wandering mercenary and a settled townsman The first is the diary of Peter Hagendorf, kept between the years 1624 and 1649 and only rediscovered in 1993 Hagendorf experienced the war as a common mercenary from the Baltic to Italy, from France to Pomerania His counterpart is Hans Heberle, a shoemaker from a small town in the territory of the free imperial city of Ulm whose Zeytregister chronicled happenings both in the neighborhood and further afield The engrossing accounts of their shifting fortunes over the three decades of the war really help to give this collection of texts, and the troublesome period itself, a human face They are the stuff from which Grimmelshausen would craft his great novel of the war, The Adventuresome Simplicissimus 1668 Tryntje Helfferich is to be applauded for this consistently interesting and eminently useful volume Martin W Walsh, University of Michigan, in Sixteenth Century Journal

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