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Protestantism Ascendant (1525–1578)

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

To some extent, the rise of Styrian Protestantism as one of Austrian Protestantism was generally associated with the spiritual turmoil which attended the formation of the Austrian Habsburg Monarchy ... More


Between Hammer and Anvil: Eclipse of the Habsburg Monarchy

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter traces the breakdown of the Metternichian system, from the time of the revolution of 1848 and Crimean War to the debilitating defeats by Italy in 1859 and Prussia in 1866. In the middle ... More


Military Culture and Popular Patriotism in Late Imperial Austria

Laurence Cole

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672042
eISBN:
9780191757693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672042.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The book examines the interplay between popular patriotism and military culture in late imperial Austria (the western half of Austria-Hungary). For the period from the mid-nineteenth century to the ... More


The Habsburg Puzzle

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the Austrian Habsburgs. Amassed over several centuries by marriage, war, diplomacy, and luck, the eastern realm of the Austrian Habsburgs was an ... More


Empire of the Danube: The Geography of Habsburg Power

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the Habsburg Monarchy’s physical environment, how it influenced Habsburg perceptions of space, and the vulnerabilities and advantages that it created in competition with other ... More


The Limits of the Counter-Reformation

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Ferdinand II successfully terminated a Counter-Reformation campaign that had received its first impetus from the meeting of Habsburg and Wittelsbach princes in Munich in October 1579, but which had ... More


Conclusion

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book demonstrates that the Counter-Reformation of the 16th and 17th centuries contributed to the process of state building in Inner Austria in various ways, most important among which were the ... More


The Habsburg Monarchy and Bohemia, 1526–1848

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on the Habsburg Monarchy's administration of the kingdom of Bohemia during the period from 1526 to 1848. It suggests that during this period Bohemia became a tractable ... More


The Origins of Enlightenment in the Habsburg Lands

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on the historical origins of Enlightenment in the territory of the Habsburg Monarchy. There were two different kinds of Enlightenment movement in the Habsburg territory ... More


The Habsburg Monarchy and the Coming of War *

R. J. W. Evans

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation of the Habsburg Monarchy during the start of World War I. It suggests that during this period the obsolete social and political system of Austria-Hungary ... More


“Si Vis Pacem”: Habsburg War and Strategy

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the outworkings of geography and administrative complexity on Habsburg conceptions of military force and political power more broadly. The Habsburg Monarchy’s physical and ... More


Harvest of Briars: Turks, Russians, and the Southeastern Frontier

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the competition with the Ottoman Empire and Russia, from the reconquest of Hungary to Joseph II’s final Turkish war. On its southern and eastern frontiers, the Habsburg Monarchy ... More


“The Monster”: Prussia and the Northwestern Frontier

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter details the struggle with Prussia, from Frederick the Great’s first invasion of Silesia to the stalemate of the War of the Bavarian Succession (1778–79). Though a member of the German ... More


Maria Theresa and Hungary

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay concerning the place of Hungary in the Habsburg Monarchy during the centralist reform begun by Queen Maria Theresa and continued by her son Joseph II. It suggests that ... More


Culture and Authority in Central Europe, 1683–1806

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay concerning the relation between Enlightenment culture and the evolving state in the territory of the Habsburg Monarchy. It highlights the cultural influence of the ... More


Introduction

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This first chapter introduces the purpose of the book, which is to examine the Counter-Reformation in Styria, one of the provinces of Inner Austria's Habsburg Monarchy, from the beginnings of ... More


Barricades of Time: Metternich and the Habsburg System at its Peak

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Austria at its post-Napoleonic peak, assessing congress diplomacy and the pecuniary, forts-based system that undergirded it. The Habsburg Monarchy emerged from the Napoleonic ... More


The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Regina Pörtner

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is an account of religious belief and conflict in the strategically important province of Inner Austria between 1580 and 1630. It shows how Protestantisation in the first half of the 16th ... More


The Ferdinandean Counter-Reformation and the Fall of the Protestant Cause

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Karl II's reign as duke of Inner Austria ended with a revolt in Graz against his Counter-Reformation policy. He was succeeded by Ferdinand in 1596. The circumstances of Ferdinand's accession draw ... More


The Habsburgs and the Hungarian Problem, 1790–1848

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on the Habsburg Monarchy's problem with Hungary during the period from 1790 to 1848. These include the perilous civil unrest of 1790 and the revolutionary situation of ... More


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