Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

A charmingly personal history of Hapsburg Europe, as lively as it is informative, by the author of Germania

For centuries much of Europe and the Holy Roman Empire was in the royal hands of the very peculiar Habsburg family. An unstable mixture of wizards, obsessives, melancholics, bores, musicians and warriors, they saw off—through luck, guile and sheer mulishness—any number of rivals, until finally packing up in 1918. From their principal lairs along the Danube… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 21, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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