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The Sinews of Habsburg Power: Lower Austria in a Fiscal-Military State 1650-1820
William D. Godsey Jr.
Progress: 69/448 pages
Pandora’s Box A History of the First World War
Jörn Leonhard, Patrick Camiller
Progress: 346/1104 pages
The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans
Progress: 219/928 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 221 out of 448 pages.

The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece - Jennifer T. Roberts

A friend of mine who recently read Kagan's history of the Peloponnesian War referred to Alcibiades as the Donald Trump of his time. After reading Roberts's treatment of him, I can see his point.