This title highlights and explains the most important aspects of this complex conflict. It concentrates on the origins of the Thirty Years' War, how it unfolded through its various episodes, why it went on so long, how it came to an end and what its consequences were. The updated study guides provide a firm basis for answering AS and A level source-based and extended writing questions.
Graham Darby was born in London and educated at the University of Hull, Pembroke College, Cambridge, and the Queen's College, Oxford.
He is the author of over twenty five articles and ten books, including, from the early modern era,'Spain in the Seventeenth Century', and, as editor, 'The Origins and Development of the Dutch Revolt': his 'Thiry Years' War' is available in a Kindle edition.
From the modern era, he is the author of 'The Russian Revolution', 'The Origins of the First World War', 'Hitler, Appeasement and the Road to War 1933-41', and 'Europe at War 1939-45': his 'Unification of Italy' is available in a Kindle edition.