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Author Hanlon, Gregory, 1953-

Title The twilight of a military tradition : Italian aristocrats and European conflicts, 1560-1800 / Gregory Hanlon
Published New York : Holmes & Meier, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 371 pages : illustrations.)
Contents 1. Knights and corsairs in the Mediterranean. Originality of Mediterranean warfare. The clash of great fleets. Corsairs and maritime raiding -- 2. Italy in the age of Habsburg hegemony, 1560-1620. The Spanish system in Italy. Wars of religion in Flanders and France. Crusade in Hungary against Islam. First challenge: the Venetian-Piedmontese alliance -- 3. The Forty Years War, 1618-59. The German civil war. The resumption of the Netherlands War. The war in Italy and its impact. The Castro War, 1642-9 -- 4. The Venetian epic, 1600-1718. The military potential of the aristocratic republic. The Candia War, 1645-70. The Morea War, 1684-99. The end of empire -- 5. The Spanish crisis and the rise of Austria, 1660-1710. Spanish exhaustion after 1660
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Aristocracy (Social class) -- Italy -- History
Aristocracy (Social class)
Europe -- History, Military -- 1492-1648.
Europe -- History, Military -- 1648-1789.
Europe -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.
Italy -- History, Military -- 1559-1789.
Italy -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 020302317X