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Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Alfred Haverkamp


This is a revised and updated edition of a major history of an important period in German and European history, starting with the accession of Henry IV to the German throne in 1056, taking in the reign of the energetic and successful Frederick Barbarossa (1152–90), and culminating with the election of Rudolf Habsburg, who reimposed order following the fall of the Hohenstaufens. The German empire stretched from Rome to Pomerania, and from Hainaut to Silesia; its history is of major significance for the politics of Europe, for the expansion of Latin Christendom, and for the fortunes of the Papac ... More

Keywords: Henry IV, Frederick Barbarossa, Rudolf Habsburg, Hohenstaufens, German empire, Latin Christendom, papacy, medieval Germany, political development, social changes

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1992 Print ISBN-13: 9780198221722
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alfred Haverkamp, author
University of Trier

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