The Castle of the Hawk 1020-1300; cosa nostra (our cause) 1300-1400; universal empire 1400-1500; el dorado (the golden one) 1500-1550; a war to the last extremity 1550-1660; Felix Austria - the happy state 1660-1790; the last cavalier 1790-1916; finis Austriae - the end? 1916-1995. Family trees - The House of Habsburg 1000-1922.
Andrew Wheatcroft has written and lectured widely on European and Middle Eastern history. His books include The Ottomans and The Hapsburgs.