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Author Godsey, William D., 1964- author

Title The sinews of Habsburg power : Lower Austria in a fiscal-military state 1650-1820 / William D. Godsey
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (481 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- The estates of lower Austria -- Organization and officeholders, c.1650-1764 -- Evolving fiscal foundations, c.1650-1730 -- A commissariat for the standing army, c.1650-1764 -- Toward a "military, cameral, and debt system," 1733-48 -- Reform, credit, and compromise, 1749-63 -- "Fifteen years of military government," 1763-80 -- "He is working to abolish all estates," 1780-90 -- Renovation and representation after 1790 -- Resilience in the contest with France, 1792-1815 -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Receivers (Einnehmer) and receivers general (Obereinnehmer) of the Lower Austrian Estates 1637-1818 -- Genealogical tables -- Manuscript sources -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary The Sinews of Habsburg Power traces the development of the central European Habsburg monarchy into one of early modern Europe's leading powers. In particular, it looks to the domestic foundations of that power, which were upheld by the growth of a permanent standing army
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Habsburg, House of
Habsburg, House of.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Austria & Hungary.
Austria -- History -- 17th century
Austria -- History -- 18th century
Austria -- History -- 19th century
Austria -- History, Military
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191846791
0192537202 (electronic bk.)
9780192537201 (electronic bk.)