skip to content
The War of the Austrian Succession 1740-1748 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The War of the Austrian Succession 1740-1748

Author: M S Anderson
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Modern wars in perspective.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Set in motion by the disputed succession of Maria Theresa and her husband to the lands and dignities of Emperor Charles VI, this series of major conflicts (1740-48) involved far more than just the fate of the Habsurgs: soon, Austria, Prussia, France, Britain, Spain, Bavaria, Saxony and the Netherlands were embroiled in their different but interlocking power struggles, with profound long-term significance for Europe  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anderson, M.S.
War of Austrian Succession 1740-1748, The.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M S Anderson
ISBN: 9781317899211 1317899210 1306870992 9781306870993 9781317899204 1317899202 9781315845883 1315845881
OCLC Number: 881417489
Description: 1 online resource (261 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Europe in 1740: the Pragmatic Sanction and the Anglo-Spanish War; Franco-Habsburg rivalry; The Pragmatic Sanction; Imperial rivalries and the Anglo-Spanish War; 2 Armies and navies in transition; States and armies: provision and control; Armies: the hold of the past; Armies: recruiting; Armies in action; Navies: the problem of manning; 3 War and society; Waste and loss; Stimulus and opportunity; The difficult balance. 4 The Prussian invasion of Silesia and the crisis of Habsburg power, 1740-1Frederick II invades Silesia; Europe reacts to the invasion; The Habsburg monarchy survives; 5 From Klein-Schnellendorff to Breslau, 1741-2; The imperial election and the Habsburg conquest of Bavaria; The war begins in Italy; Frederick II makes peace but remains insecure; Britain begins to play an active role in Europe; 6 From Breslau to Dresden: the end of the war in Germany 1742-5; French disappointments and frustrated Austrian hopes; The war in Italy and the Hanau negotiations; The Treaty of Worms and its results. Frederick II re-enters the struggle but with little successThe war in Italy and Franco-Spanish divisions; Frederick II's difficulties and eventual triumph; A realignment of French policy?; Decision in Germany: but the war continues; 7 Italy and the Netherlands, 1745-8; Frederick II's continuing fears; The Netherlands, 1746: French successes; Italy, 1746: d' Argenson's plans and their results; Italy, 1746: Franco-Spanish disunity; Italy, 1746-8: the invasion of Provence, the revolt of Genoa, final stalemate; The Netherlands, 1747-8: French success and Dutch collapse. 8 The naval and colonial struggleThe navies and their work; The West Indies and North America; The struggle in India; British successes and the war against French trade; 9 The Peace of Aix-Ia-Chapelle; Peace feelers and tentative negotiations, 1745-7; Britain and France force the pace; Disappointments and recriminations; 10 The results of the war; Prussian success and Habsburg reform; A British or French alliance for Austria?; Colonial stalemate: limited military innovation; Chronology; Bibliography; Maps; Index.
Series Title: Modern wars in perspective.
Responsibility: M.S. Anderson.

Abstract:

This text includes chapters covering: the Prussian invasion of Silesia and the crisis of Habsburg power; the imperial election and the Habsburg conquest of Bavaria; the end of the war in Germany,  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'It is unlikely that such a lucid, scholarly but concise account will ever be bettered'Times Literary Supplement'A solid narrative by one of Britains most distinguished eighteenth century Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/881417489> # The War of the Austrian Succession 1740-1748
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "881417489" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.2532/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Event/1740_1748> ; # 1740-1748
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Meeting/austrian_succession_war_of_1740_1748> ; # Austrian Succession, War of (1740-1748)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Topic/austrian_succession_war_of_1740_1748> ; # Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Topic/history_europe_western> ; # HISTORY--Europe--Western
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Person/anderson_m_s_matthew_smith> ; # Matthew Smith Anderson
   schema:datePublished "2014" ;
   schema:description "Set in motion by the disputed succession of Maria Theresa and her husband to the lands and dignities of Emperor Charles VI, this series of major conflicts (1740-48) involved far more than just the fate of the Habsurgs: soon, Austria, Prussia, France, Britain, Spain, Bavaria, Saxony and the Netherlands were embroiled in their different but interlocking power struggles, with profound long-term significance for Europe and beyond. The war marks the rise of Prussia to great-power status, and the opening of the struggle between France and Britain for maritime supremacy and colonial empire in North A."@en ;
   schema:description "Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Maps; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Europe in 1740: the Pragmatic Sanction and the Anglo-Spanish War; Franco-Habsburg rivalry; The Pragmatic Sanction; Imperial rivalries and the Anglo-Spanish War; 2 Armies and navies in transition; States and armies: provision and control; Armies: the hold of the past; Armies: recruiting; Armies in action; Navies: the problem of manning; 3 War and society; Waste and loss; Stimulus and opportunity; The difficult balance."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/24144318> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Series/modern_wars_in_perspective> ; # Modern wars in perspective.
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#CreativeWork/war_of_austrian_succession_1740_1748_the> ;
   schema:name "The War of the Austrian Succession 1740-1748"@en ;
   schema:productID "881417489" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/881417489#PublicationEvent/london_routledge_taylor_and_francis_2014> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Agent/routledge_taylor_and_francis> ; # Routledge, Taylor and Francis
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1710690> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=797523> ;
   schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1710690> ;
   schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=618350> ;
   schema:url <http://www.tandfebooks.com/isbn/9781315845883> ;
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10884147> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306870993> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781315845883> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781317899211> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781317899204> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/881417489> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Agent/routledge_taylor_and_francis> # Routledge, Taylor and Francis
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Routledge, Taylor and Francis" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Meeting/austrian_succession_war_of_1740_1748> # Austrian Succession, War of (1740-1748)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Austrian Succession, War of (1740-1748)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Person/anderson_m_s_matthew_smith> # Matthew Smith Anderson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Anderson" ;
   schema:givenName "Matthew Smith" ;
   schema:givenName "M. S." ;
   schema:name "Matthew Smith Anderson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Series/modern_wars_in_perspective> # Modern wars in perspective.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/881417489> ; # The War of the Austrian Succession 1740-1748
   schema:name "Modern wars in perspective." ;
   schema:name "Modern Wars In Perspective" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Topic/austrian_succession_war_of_1740_1748> # Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#Topic/history_europe_western> # HISTORY--Europe--Western
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "HISTORY--Europe--Western"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/24144318#CreativeWork/war_of_austrian_succession_1740_1748_the>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "War of Austrian Succession 1740-1748, The." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/881417489> ; # The War of the Austrian Succession 1740-1748
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306870993>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1306870992" ;
   schema:isbn "9781306870993" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781315845883>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1315845881" ;
   schema:isbn "9781315845883" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781317899204>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1317899202" ;
   schema:isbn "9781317899204" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781317899211>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1317899210" ;
   schema:isbn "9781317899211" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.