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The Hero of Italy examines a salient episode in Italy's Thirty Years' War with Spain and France whereby the young duke Odoardo Farnese of Parma embraced the French alliance only to experience defeat and occupation after two tumultuous years 1635 1637 Gregory Hanlon stresses the narrative of events unfolding in northern Italy examining the participation of the
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Nal army based on an COLLECTION OF COMPANY ROSTER collection of company roster books light on the identity of over 13000 individuals soldier by soldier the origin and background of their officers the conditions of their lodgings and the good state of their euipment Chapter three follows the first campaign of 1635 alongside French and Savoyard contingents at the failed siege of Valenza and the logistical difficulties of organizing such large scale operations
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Both Sides Were Drawn Into The Fighting A Final Chaptersides were drawn into the fighting A final chapter the Spanish invasion and occupation which forced duke Odoardo to make a Separate Peace The Volume Includes peace The volume includes detailed assessment of the impact of war on civilians based on parish registers for city and country The application of the laws of war was largely nullified by widespread starvation disease and routine sex selective infanticide These uantitative analyses supported by maps and tables are among the most detailed anywhere in Europe in the era of the Thirty Years'