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The Hessian mercenary state

ideas, institutions, and reform under Frederick II, 1760-1785

by Charles W. Ingrao

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hesse (Germany)
    • Subjects:
    • Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, 1720-1785.,
    • Hesse (Germany) -- History -- 1567-1806.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles W. Ingrao.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD801.H57 I54 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 240 p. ;
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2715255M
      ISBN 100521327563
      LC Control Number86008274

      The Sergeant Lawrence Everhart Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution needs the public’s help with writing a book of genealogy about local descendants of German Hessians: mercenary troops hired by. The Hessian mercenary state: ideas, institutions, and reform under Frederick II, / In this scholarly and compact book, Ingrao has analyzed 18th-century Hesse-Cassel and its Landgraf, Frederick II, who provided mercenaries to the British during the American Revolution. but a mercenary state with an army, and that dramatic.

      With Hessian soldiers fighting abroad, the Hesse-Cassel prince, Friedrich II, was able to keep taxes low and spend a lot of money on public works projects in the state, which kept the citizens happy. Friedrich was even able to offer public welfare and public education with the money the Hessian soldiers were bringing into their home state. rich book which can be relished as an example of many facets of the historian's skill. London School of Economics and Political Science Ragnhild Hatton Charles W. Ingrao. The Hessian Mercenary State: Ideas, Institutions, and Reform under Frederick II, ij6o-iy8$. New York: Cambridge Uni-versity Press, Pp. $ (us).

      The Hessian mercenary state has long attracted the interest of German, as well as Anglo-American historians. Over the past few decades, numerous scholars have worked to establish a more balanced interpretation of the Hessian regime, partly by exposing and removing the propaganda and resulting myths that have long bedeviled the subject. For starters, the dual vocal format that was near omnipresent on Hessian’s debut is entirely absent on Mercenary Retrograde. Bandleader Angus McFarland’s post punk-style yelp is serviceable enough on its own, but the trade-offs between him and former guitarist Salli Wason were what really energized the debut’s material and gave the band a.


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His American sojourn began in June in New York. Then, after several months on Staten Island and Manhatten, the Ansbach-Bayreuth regiments traveled to the thriving seaport of Newport, Rhode Island, where they spent more.

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Ingrao at Barnes & Noble. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : According to an old myth, General Washington met light resistance at the Battle of Trenton on the morning of Decembecause the town's Hessian defenders had been up late the night before celebrating Christmas.

The story explains that the Patriots made quick work of the bumbling mercenaries besotted with holiday cheer. But the Hessian troops were hardly the hapless drunks of legend. Hesse (/ h ɛ s /, also US: / ˈ h ɛ s ə, ˈ h ɛ s i /, Hessian dialect:) or Hessia (UK: / ˈ h ɛ s i ə /, US: / ˈ h ɛ ʃ ə /; German: Hessen ()), officially the State of Hesse (German: Land Hessen), is a parliamentary republic in western Europe and, with just over six million inhabitants, a member state of the Federal Republic of Germany as of Its capital city is Wiesbaden, the Capital: Wiesbaden.

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Hessian definition, of or relating to the state of Hesse or its inhabitants. See more. Book Review: Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America by Brady J.

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