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The Army of Flanders and the Spanish Road 1567-1659
Author: Parker, Geoffrey
Reference #: 2278
Status: For Sale
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Cambridge University Press, Second Edition, 2004. Xxix, 291 + [3, pub. Advt.] pp. Glossary, List of abbreviations; Notes on Spelling and currency; Bibliography; 12 Appendixes; 6 Plates and 30 Figures. Near fine trade paperback.
From the Introduction: “In 1604, after the longest continuous siege in modern European history, The Army of Flanders had forced its Dutch enemies to surrender the heavily fortified port of Ostend. In 1606 and 1606, led by Ambrosio Spinola (the victor at Ostend) the Army crossed the rivers Rhine and Maas and threatened the heartland of its enemies.”
This book has been constantly cited since its first publication in English (with translations into Spanish and Dutch. The author is a Fellow of the British Academy and one of the world’s most distinguished historians of early modern Europe.
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