By Chris McNab
Describes three hundred uniforms of the final a hundred years from all around the world.
Superbly illustrated with full-colour works of art.
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Austria was once either a tremendous player and one of many factors of hostilities within the wars of the mid-18th century. The demise of the Habsburg Emperor Charles VI in October 1740 set in movement the 1st of the main wars of the time. His inheritor used to be a daughter, Maria Theresa, who used to be destined turn into one of many maximum figures within the background of the 18th century.
Those energetic northern 'barbarians' have been the destroyers of the Western Empire of Rome. It used to be they who brought the coup de grâce to the death colossus within the south, therefore developing medieval Europe, the feudal process and chivalry. Their direct descendants have been the knights and men-at-arms.
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