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The war of the Austrian Succession

Author: Reed Browning
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reed Browning
ISBN: 0312125615 9780312125615
OCLC Number: 32132150
Description: xv, 445 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue : The designs of Europe. The framework of war --
The constellation of states --
PART I : The lure of depredation, October 1740-July 1742. The temptation of war, October 1740-April 1741 --
France's diplomatic noose, April-September 1741 --
The abasement of Austria, September 1741-January 1742 --
The turn of the tide, January-June 1742 --
PART II : The redefinition of goals, July 1742-August 1744. All eyes on Bohemia, July-December 1742 --
Britain seizes the initiative, January-September 1743 --
Bourbon solidarity, September 1743-April 1744 --
The engulfing maelstrom, April-August 1744 --
PART III : A cacophony of purposes, August 1744-December 1745. The Worms Alliance flourishes, August 1744-January 1745 --
Maurice and Frederick, January-June 1745 --
The Worms Alliance withers, June-September 1745 --
Infelix Austria, September-December 1745 --
PART IV : The reassertion of tradition, December 1745-October 1747. The foundering of French policy, December 1745-June 1746 --
The Bourbons fall out, June-December 1746 --
Further revolutionary intrusions, December 1746-May 1747 --
Athens and Sparta, May-October 1747 --
PART V : A peace of exhaustion, October 1747-October 1748 --
The collapse of the case for war, October 1747-April1748 --
The triumph of the diplomats, April-October 1748 --
The balance sheet.
Responsibility: Reed S. Browning.
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