This sweeping, exhaustively researched history is the first comprehensive account of the Peace of Westphalia in English. Bringing together the latest scholarship with an engaging narrative, it retraces the historical origins of the Peace, exploring its political-intellectual underpinnings and placing it in a broad global and chronological context.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
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About the Author
Derek Croxton holds a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. He is the author of Peacemaking in Early Modern Europe: Cardinal Mazarin and the Congress of Westphalia, 1643-1648 and is the co-editor of The Peace of Westphalia: A Historical Dictionary.
Table of ContentsPART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Introduction 2. The Thirty Years' War 3. Origins of the Congress of Westphalia 4. Governments and Goals 5. Structures PART II: NEGOTIATIONS 6. The Long Beginning 7. Foreign Satisfaction 8. German Issues PART III: CONCLUSION 9. Consequences 10. Foundations 11. Innovations