The Congress of Vienna and its Legacy: War and Great Power Diplomacy after Napoleon

The Congress of Vienna and its Legacy: War and Great Power Diplomacy after Napoleon

by Mark Jarrett

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ISBN-13: 9781784530563
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/04/2014
Series: International Library of Historical Studies
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Mark Jarrett gained his PhD in History from Stanford University, USA and has had a long career as a lawyer.

Table of Contents

Preface
PART I: WAR
1. The European State System And The Napoleonic Wars
The European State System of the Eighteenth Century
The Challenge of the French Revolution
The Rise of Napoleon
The Birth of the Napoleonic Empire and the War of the Third Coalition
The Napoleonic Empire at its Height
The Plans of Czartoryski and Pitt for the Reconstruction of Europe
2. The Collapse Of The Napoleonic Empire, 1812-1814
Napoleon's Invasion of Russia and the Fourth Coalition
Castlereagh's Mission to the Continent
Negotiations at Châtillon
The Treaty of Chaumont
The Bourbon Restoration
The First Peace of Paris
PART II: PEACE
3. The Congress Of Vienna, 1814-1815
The Decision to Convene a Congress
Preliminary Negotiations in Paris and London
The Characters of the Statesmen
Diplomatic Aims on the Eve of the Congress
The Procedural Question
The Social Life of the Congress
The Polish Question and Alexander's Diplomatic Triumph
The Saxon Question and the Secret Treaty of 3 January 1815
The Other Questions at the Congress
The Question of a General Guarantee
Assessments of the Settlement
4. The Birth Of The Congress System, 1815-1818
The Hundred Days
The Second Peace of Paris and the Quadruple Alliance
The Holy Alliance
The Allied Occupation of France
The Congress of Aix-la-Chapelle
PART III: DIPLOMACY
5. The Alliance In Operation, 1819-1820
Central Europe and the Carlsbad Decrees
Peterloo and the Six Acts
The Revolution in Spain and Castlereagh's State Paper of 5 May 1820
The Neapolitan Revolution and Metternich's Dilemma
6. Rift And Reunion, 1820-1822
The Congress of Troppau and the Principles of Intervention
The Congress of Laibach and the Piedmontese Insurrection
The Greek Revolution, the Hanover Interview and
the Threat of a Russo-Turkish War
7. The Twilight Of The Congress System, 1822-1823
The Congress of Verona
The French Expedition to Spain
The End of the Congress System
8. The Legacy Of The Congress System: Success Or Failure?
Notes
Select Bibliography

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