The Thirty Years War
Peter H. Wilson
This book tells the story of the Thirty Years War, a brutal conflict that devastated seventeenth-century Europe and killed nearly a quarter of all Germans. From the sack of Magdeburg to the Dutch revolt, Peter H. Wilson chronicles the sweeping narrative of war's end that created modern Europe, but at what price? Wilson's masterful account offers a major reassessment and understanding of this epic conflict that is essential for comprehending modern European history.