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Ideology and Foreign Policy in Early Modern Europe (1650-1750).

Author: David Dr OnnekinkDr Hugh DunthorneProfessor Charles-Edouard LevillainDr Esther MijersDr David OnnekinkAll authors
Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013.
Series: Politics and culture in Europe, 1650-1750.
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The years 1650 to 1750 - sandwiched between an age of 'wars of religion' and an age of 'revolutionary wars' - have often been characterized as a 'de-ideologized' period. However, the essays in this collection contend that this is a mistaken assumption. For whilst international relations during this time may lack the obvious polarization between Catholic and Protestant visible in the proceeding hundred years, or the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Onnekink, David, Dr.
Ideology and Foreign Policy in Early Modern Europe (1650-1750).
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Dr Onnekink; Dr Hugh Dunthorne; Professor Charles-Edouard Levillain; Dr Esther Mijers; Dr David Onnekink; Gijs Rommelse
ISBN: 9781409419143 1409419142
OCLC Number: 1027486574
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages).
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
List of figures --
Notes on contributors --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Response to introduction: 'ideology', factions and foreign politics in early modern Europe --
1 Absolutism, ideology and English foreign policy: the ideological context of Robert Molesworth's Account of Denmark --
2 Partisan politics, history and the national interest (1700-1748) --
3 From 'jealous emulation' to 'cautious politics': British foreign policy and public discourse in the mirror of ancient Athens (ca. 1730-ca. 1750) --
4 The ideological context of the Dutch war (1672). 11 Balancing Europe: ideas and interests in British foreign policy (c. 1700-c. 1720) --
12 'To restore and preserve the liberty of Europe': William III's ideas on foreign policy --
Index. 5 Ideologies of interests in English foreign policy during the reign of Charles II --
6 Holy war and republican pacifism in the early-eighteenth-century Commonwealth of Poland-Lithuania --
7 Justifying war: churchmen and war in France and England during the Nine Years War (1688-1697) --
8 Romeyn de Hooghe and the imagination of Dutch foreign policy --
9 A change of ideology in Imperial Spain? Spanish commercial policy with America and the change of dynasty (1648-1740) --
10 Mountains of iron and gold: mercantilist ideology in Anglo-Dutch relations (1650-1674).
Series Title: Politics and culture in Europe, 1650-1750.


By engaging with, and building upon recent theoretical developments, this collection sheds new light on international relations in the century between 1650 and 1750. Integrating cultural history with  Read more...


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'This collection is a successful analysis of the close connection between ideology and foreign policy in Europe between 1650 and 1750.' Sixteenth Century Journal'Overall, this is a collection which Read more...

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