Seven Years War

Recommended Reading

This is a list of books in English that deal with various matters connected to the Seven Years War and its background, the emphasis is on Central Europe.

Asprey, R., "Frederick the Great. The Magnificent Enigma", New York 1999.

Browning, R., "The War of the Austrian Succession", Stroud 1994.

Brumwell, S., "Redcoats: The British Soldier and the War in the Americas 1755-63", Cambridge 2001

Duffy, C., "The Army of Maria Theresa", Newton Abbott 1977.

Duffy, C., "Frederick the Great. A Military Life", London 1985.

Duffy. C., "The Military Experience in the Age of Reason", London 1987.

Duffy, C., "The Army of Frederick the Great", 2nd. edition, Chicago 1996.

Duffy, C., "Instrument of War. The Austrian Army in the Seven Years War" (vol. 1 of 2), Chicago 2000

Hubatsch, W., "Frederick the Great. Absolutism and Administration", London 1975.

Ingrao, C., "The Habsburg Monarchy 1680-1815", Cambridge 1994.

Jones, A., "The Art of War in the Western World", London 1988.

Kennett, L., "The French Armies in the Seven Years War", Durham, N.C. 1967.

Lund, E., "War for the Every Day. Generals, Knowledge, and Warfare in Early Modern Europe 1680-1740", Westport, Ct. 1999
(An insight into how complex war was in this period.)

Luvaas, J., "Frederick the Great on the Art of War", New York 1999.

McKay,D. & Scott, H.M., "The Rise of the Great Powers 1648-1815", London and New York 1983.

McGregor,M. & Mollo, J., "Uniforms of the Seven Years War 1756-63", Poole 1977.

McNeill, W.H., "The Pursuit of Power. Technology, Armed Forces and Society since A.D.1000", Oxford 1982.

Nosworthy, B., "The Anatomy of Victory. Battle Tactics 1689-1763", New York 1990.

Palmer, R.R., ""Frederick the Great, Guibert, Bülow. From Dynastic to National War", in Paret, P., "Makers of Modern Strategy", Oxford 1991.


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