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Top Picks - Books

The best European history related books.

Austria-Hungary
Books on the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian Empires, as well as Austria and Hungary as separate nations.

Balkans
My top books relating to the Balkan region.

Dutch Republic
The top books on the Dutch Republic, as chosen by your Guide to European History.

Europe in General
My top five books covering Europe, or large parts of Europe, in general throughout more than one era.

Europe 1500 - 1700
My top books for European history in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Europe 1701 - 1918
My top books for European history in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Europe 1919 - 1939
My top books for European history in the years between the first and second world wars.

The French Revolution
My top books on the French Revolution.

Germany in General
The best books on the German history in general.

Germany 1806 - 1918
My top books on Germany from the end of the Holy Roman Empire to the end of the Imperial era.

Germany 1918 - 1939
The best books on inter-war Germany.

Gregory of Tours
My top ten books concerning Gregory of Tours.

Habsburgs
These books cover, not a country or a person, but the Habsburg family who dominated Europe for centuries.

Holy Roman Empire
A selection of texts relating to the Holy Roman Empire (and medieval Germany).

Military - General
These books concern the study of warfare and the military, rather than particular battles or conflicts.

Military - Specific Wars
Books on specific conflicts and battles.

Napoleonic Wars
My top ten books concerning the Napoleonic Wars.

The Ottoman Empire
My top ten books relating to the Ottoman Empire.

Poland and Lithuania
The top ten books on these often overlooked countries.

Pre-Revolutionary France
The top ten books on France between 1500 and 1789.

Post-Revolutionary France
My selection of the best books on France for the period 1814 to c.1940.

Prussia
A guide to the best eight books on Prussian history.

Russia 1500 - 1916
My selection of the best books on Imperial Russia.

Russia - The Revolution and After
My selection of the best books on Modern Russia.

Russian Personalities
My selection of the best books on famous Russians.

Scandinavian History
The best books on Scandinavian history.

Society
A selection of ten books on the subject of early modern, and modern, European society.

Sharpe Books
A list of the best Sharpe books, as chosen by your Guide.

Spain 1500 - 1936
My top ten books on Spain between c.1500 and 1936.

The Spanish Civil War
My top ten books concerning the Spanish Civil War of 1936 to 1939.

Swedish History
The top books on the history of Sweden.

Waterloo
My top ten books concerning the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

Women's European History
My top ten books relating to women in European history.

Women's European History - Biographies
My top six biographies of women from European History.

Women in the First World War
The best books about women during First World War.

World War 1
My top ten books concerning World War One.

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