In the bloodiest conflict Europe had ever experienced, Amalia Elisabeth fought to save her tiny German state, her Calvinist church, and her children’s inheritance. Tryntje Helfferich reveals how this embattled ruler used diplomacy to play the European powers against one another, while raising one of the continent’s most effective fighting forces.
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Published June 1, 2013
by Harvard University Press.
Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Political & Social Sciences.