The Empire of Austria During Its Late Revolutionary Crisis Volume 1-2

The Empire of Austria During Its Late Revolutionary Crisis Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...to the ministry there; and then, should it be necessary to take up arms in defence of their just cause, and which step would meet with the approbation of their Emperor, the sympathy of the Austrian nation, and the support of the Almighty, in " God's name let them do so. No notice having been taken of the-ultimatum sent by the Croatians, they completed their preparations for an inveterate war against the Hungarians, who, on their part, as we have seen, also made ample arrangement not only to resist, but to subdue their energetic and vindictive enemy. END OF VOL I. J0. BILLING, PRINTER, WOKING THE EMPIRE OF AUSTRIA DURING ITS LATE REVOLUTIONARY CRISIS. BY WILLIAM PEAKE, ESQ. IN TWO VOLUMES.--VOL. II. LONDON: T. C. NEWBY, PUBLISHER, 30, WELBECK STREET. THE AUSTRIAN EMPIRE DURING ITS LATE REVOLUTIONARY CRISIS. CHAPTER I. AusTRIA, formerly no naval power, had, by the acquisition of Venice, obtained the maritime arsenal of this bygone republic, and with the same, the means for the formation of a small navy. Those means were, in the course of time, so much furthered that this navy sufliced for the protection of her own merchantmen, and the voI.. II. B maintenance of her own seas against the violations of those states with whom, on the agitation of any question of importance, she could, in the main point, obtain her aim on terra firma. After the revolution at Venice, in the spring of the year 1848, the Austrian fleet still consisted of three frigates, two corvettes, five brigs, one steamer, two galliots, eight gun-boats, and nineteen coasters; altogether, forty vessels. Into the hands of the Venetians had fallen three corvettes, three brigs, twelve gunboats, two steamers, and a great number of small craft, used for the defence of the...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236738721
  • 9781236738721