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International Relations in Europe, 1689-1789

Overview

Shennan examines the changing criteria upon which European relations were based between 1689 and 1789, a complex period which saw:

• the decline of dynasticism

• the emergence of economic power as a concomitant of military might

• the growth of British influence

• the dawn of nationalism For easy reference, this book also contains extensive chronologies of the important battles, treaties and alliances of the period, along with a list of further reading.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134899968
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/13/2013
  • Series: Lancaster Pamphlets
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Pages: 96
  • File size: 582 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword
Chronologies
Chronology of battles
Chronology of treaties and alliances
1 Introduction 1
2 The English Succession 7
3 The Spanish Succession 11
The partition treaties
The War of the Spanish Succession
The Peace of Utrecht
4 The Baltic succession 19
Swedish imperialism
The Great Northern War
5 The French succession 24
The effects of Utrecht
The balance of power in Europe in 1723
6 The Austrian succession 32
7 The Polish succession 38
International implications
The War of the Polish Succession
The War of the Austrian Succession
8 The diplomatic revolution 51
9 The Seven Years War 56
10 The Peace of Paris and its consequences 59
11 The changing balance of power 62
The growth of state power
The Ottoman empire and the partition of Poland
The War of the Bavarian Succession (1778-79) and the Allied Neutrality (1780)
12 Conclusion 70
Notes 73
Further reading 74
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