As you guys know, I loved Wedgwood's 30 Years War. I think I might want to keep going on this present line of study. Having lived up close to the Civil War for so long, looking at from an ocean away has been really educational. I was listening to a lecture yesterday by Margaret Anderson (Apparently the link to her lectures no longer works. This is criminal.)
I have the Oxford German History between 1770-1866 next on the list, but I need a book on German history to bridge the gap between the Peace of Westphalia and this next edition. Any ideas? At the moment all I have is Hajo Holborne's A History of Modern Germany. I'm going to just go with Volume 1 of that if I don't hear anything better.
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