I must admit I am uneducated about Wallenstein, besides he was involved with the HRE in the thirty years war if I remember correctly.
My recent attempt at finding traces of my ancestry in Austria have lead me to read more about the Hapsburg's, and sparked interests similar to yours I believe.
Thank you for sharing your knowledge it is my favorite thing to collect, besides old militaria.
Bravo. Very good fortune do I wish you in your studies and your discovery of the past. Glad we are that more and more persons here embrace such an agenda, though we still have some dead-end-ers and troglodytes who are inclined to book burning and tantrums when a large word gets typed in these spaces or one of us mentions a book or even two books.
This is the main text for my TR class I enjoy its subjectivity but it is a little old. It is one of my more interesting classes, but it is limited since my fellow students lack interest in the subject making the Professor cover elementary material... There are six other texts in the class, but they contain miniscule, if any information obtaining to Sudetenland or Ostmark.
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If you read German, I can suggest many nice books to read. Also in English, as well. Berghan's book is a text book, of course, and fine as far as it goes.
You need specialized literature, which exists in shelf fulls and shelf fulls.
The NAC is a treasure trove of imagery!
I especially liked these ones..
This is from the digital treasures of the Polish National Archives. I included the link in another thread.
Here is a good, readable history of modern Austria. Its author: Steven Beller