New publication

cropped shield copy 2A third publication entitled The Holy Roman Empire: power politics papacy has just been published in ebook format on Amazon.

This book covers the history of the Empire from the coronation of Charlemagne in AD800 through to its dissolution in AD1806 following the invasion of Napoleon. It was an Empire that had no fixed boundaries and yet at certain periods its territories stretched from the Baltic Sea to the Balkans and under Charles V also included parts of South America.

The book covers the complex relationship between Emperor and Pope, reference to the European Reformation and two chapters on the Habsburg dynasty.  The book includes some useful maps and family trees and being part of the In Brief Series: Books for Busy People, it should appeal to the general reader who is seeking a accessible introduction to a complex yet fascinating European power.

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