Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe, Simon Winder
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Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

Author: Simon Winder

Narrator: James Cameron Stewart

Unabridged: 22 hr 11 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 06/05/2018

Genre: History - Europe - Austria & Hungary

Synopsis

From the end of the Middle Ages to the First World War, Europe was dominated by one family: the Habsburgs. Their unprecedented rule is the focus of Simon Winder's vivid third book, Danubia. Winder's approach is friendly, witty, personal; this is a narrative that, while erudite and well researched, prefers to be discursive and anecdotal. In his survey of the centuries of often incompetent Habsburg rule which have continued to shape the fate of Central Europe, Winder does not shy away from the horrors, railing against the effects of nationalism, recounting the violence that was often part of life. But this is a history dominated above all by Winder's energy and curiosity. Thrillingly informative, Danubia is a treat that listeners will be eager to dip into.

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