Joseph II (1741--90) -- son and eventual successor of Maria Theresa -- has conventionally been seen in the context of the "Enlightened Despot'' reformers. Today's turmoil in his former territories invites a rather different perspective, however, as Joseph grapples with the familiar and intractable problems of creating a viable unitary state out of his multi-national empire in Central Europe. Professor Blanning's brilliant short study, based on extensive archival research, offers a history of the Habsburg monarchy in the ...

Joseph II 2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138836334


Joseph II 1994, Taylor & Francis, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780582052727

Trade paperback

Joseph II 1994, Longman Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780582052734

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