Philip III and the Pax Hispanica, 1598-1621: The Failure of Grand Strategy

Philip III and the Pax Hispanica, 1598-1621: The Failure of Grand Strategy

by Paul Allen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300076820
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 02/09/2000
Series: Yale Historical Publications Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments xiii
Notes on Terminology, Dates, and Currency xv
Introduction The Making of Strategy at the Court of Philip III 1(11)
The Failure of the Habsburgs' "Bid for Mastery"
12(18)
Setbacks
30(25)
Strategic Overstretch: Saluzzo, Ostend, and Kinsale
55(22)
"Driblets like Sips of Broth": In Search of the Elusive Cure-All
77(22)
The English Succession and the Hope for a Settlement
99(16)
The Policy of Rapprochement
115(26)
"Blood and Fire": Spinola's Invasion of the Dutch Provinces
141(15)
Exhaustion
156(16)
Warrior Diplomacy
172(31)
The Search for the Advantage: Negotiation of the Twelve Years' Truce
203(31)
Conclusion The Pax Hispanica in Northwestern Europe 234(11)
Abbreviations 245(2)
Notes 247(64)
Bibliography 311(14)
Index 325

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