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Her book should be on every serious history student's reading list.
I really recommend this book because it does a good job of explaining how a meaningless war can drag on endlessly and in the end accomplish little.
Wedgewood's book is a well written, easy to read synthesis of this incredibly complicated conflict.
History is all about who stomped on whom, punctuated by occaisional triumphs over our basest nature. This book is mostly about stomping.Published 3 months ago by R. Haenggi
it is smart and enjoyable at the same time, I do suggest to read it to better understand the beginning of the modern EuropePublished 5 months ago by Francesco Garibaldo
We'll written book about the thirty years war. Important book which lays the groundwork for Germany and it's future activities in Europe. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Bob Knopp
A well-written history of a somewhat difficult subject. The Thirty Years War was completely unnecessary, horribly destructive and prosecuted by many political entities from all... Read morePublished 7 months ago by arabella
This book covers three decades of European history in such a detailed way that sometimes it becomes difficult to see bigger picture, and the author doesn't make this task any... Read morePublished 9 months ago by vs
This is a 500+ page tome about everything you could possibly want to know about the Thirty Years War and then some. Read morePublished 12 months ago by K. Burns
C.V. Wedgewood writes a sweeping account of the European War that still shapes the world we live in. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Carl Robinson
There are many things to like about Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood's account of the Thirty Years War - most are obvious, a few are more relative, but regardless, it seems to me that... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Bryan Byrd