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The rise of the great powers, 1648-1815

Author: Derek McKay; H M Scott
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The heyday of the European states system was in the century before the First World War. How the system of five great powers in conscious equilibrium came into being is the central theme of this book. -- Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McKay, Derek.
Rise of the great powers, 1648-1815.
London ; New York : Longman, 1983
(OCoLC)564111867
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek McKay; H M Scott
ISBN: 0582485541 9780582485549 0582485533 9780582485532
OCLC Number: 8194784
Description: xi, 378 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The rise of France, 1648-88 --
The rise of Britain, 1688-1714 --
The emergence of Austria and Russia, 1660-1721 --
British diplomatic ascendancy and the entente, 1714-1731 --
The recovery of France, 1731-1739 --
A new pattern, 1739-1763 --
Diplomacy and the European states system --
Partition diplomacy in eastern Europe, 1763-1795 --
Anglo-Bourbon relations in Europe and overseas, 1763-1790 --
Europe and the French Revolution, 1789-1802 --
Napoleon and Europe, 1802-1815 --
The great powers in 1815.
Responsibility: Derek McKay and H.M. Scott.
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The heyday of the European states system was in the century before the First World War. How the system of five great powers in conscious equilibrium came into being is the central theme of this book. -- Amazon.com.

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