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myth of the all-destructive fury of the Thirty Years" War.
Robert Reinhold Ergang
|LC Classifications||D260 .E7|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||56002495|
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One historian, for example, wrote in "From for a hundred years, and perhaps longer, German civilization disappeared." Most accounts of the Thirty Years' War in histories of Germany published in this country and in England during the past two decades are colored by the myth The Myth of the All-Destructive Fury of the Thirty Years' War Unknown Binding – January 1, See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback $ 2 Used Get this from a library. The myth of the all-destructive fury of the Thirty years' war. [Robert Reinhold Ergang] Ergang attacked the myth of an all-destructive war and his thesis still receives much attention, though it must be said that, apart from a few provocative statements, his forty-page work is based on slight research and is indicative of a post reaction to historical claims of German suffering based on the Thirty Years War Detailed Additional Physical Format: Print version: Ergang, Robert Reinhold, Myth of the all-destructive fury of the Thirty Years' War.
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In reaction to the sensationalistic portrayal by Freytag, a more recent school of historiography has criticized what it calls the "myth of the all-destructive fury of the Thirty Years War."(5) It has discounted the lurid descriptions of death and destruction as motivated by crass material ://+rhetoric+of+death+and+destruction+in+the+Thirty.
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