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Nobles and Nation in Central Europe: Free Imperial Knights in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850
Introduction 1. Wealth and noble autonomy: the free imperial knights in Maine on the eve of revolution 2. Nobles becoming Germans: the transformation of a concept 3. Nobles becoming Germans: theExpand
ABSTRACT In 1808, an Estate of the lesser nobility of the Lower Austrian diet approved a statute barring from membership persons of Jewish descent in the ‘third degree’ regardless of confession. ItExpand
Habsburg Government and Intermediary Authority under Joseph II (1780–90): The Estates of Lower Austria in Comparative Perspective
On October 18, 1783, a cortege of gala carriages escorted by liveried attendants, lackeys, and trumpeters drew up in the main courtyard of the Hofburg, the Imperial palace in Vienna. Received withExpand
‘La société était au fond légitimiste’: Émigrés, Aristocracy, and the Court at Vienna, 1789-1848
The House of Austria had a long tradition dating back at least to the Thirty Years War of accepting foreign nobles, regardless of origin, into its service. During the wars of the French RevolutionExpand
The Sinews of Habsburg Power
Embers of empire: continuity and rupture in the Habsburg successor states after 1918
For generations after 1918, the Habsburg monarchy’s dissolution and the nationally tinted lenses that defined the field of vision made its end seem inevitable. The First World War appeared merely t...
From Reich to Revolution: German History, 1558-1806