The War of the Spanish Succession 1701 - 1714

The War of the Spanish Succession 1701 - 1714

by James Falkner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781590317
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 10/19/2015
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 199,093
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps vi

List of Illustrations vii

Introduction viii

The Line of Succession to the Throne of Spain xii

Chronology: The Principal Events of the War of the Spanish Succession xiii

Chapter 1 This is the King of Spain 1

Chapter 2 The Grand Alliance 21

Chapter 3 The French Offensive 31

Chapter 4 Campaigning in the Low Countries 44

Chapter 5 Adventures in Southern Germany 60

Chapter 6 Enter the Duke of Berwick 76

Chapter 7 Year of Miracles 104

Chapter 8 Over the Seas to Spain 129

Chapter 9 Vexatious Distractions 143

Chapter 10 France at Bay 159

Chapter 11 Unattainable Peace 172

Chapter 12 An End to a Weary Journey 194

Chapter 13 A Balance of Power 212

Appendix 1 The Main Terms of the 1702 Treaty of Grand Alliance 218

Appendix 2 The Main Terms of the Treaties of Utrecht, Baden and Rastadt, and Madrid (1713-15) 219

Appendix 3 Key Military Figures in the War of the Spanish Succession 221

Notes 233

Bibliography 249

Index 253

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