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The great powers and the European states system, 1814-1914

F.R. Bridge and Roger Bullen. [ Bridge, F. R. ]
Book, Print in English , 2005
Format:
Published:
  • Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson Longman, 2005.
Edition:
  • 2nd ed.
ISBN:
  • 0582784581
  • 9780582784581
Subjects:
Summary:
  • "The Great Powers and the European States System, 1814-1914 is a full analytical narrative of the functioning of the European states system over the nineteenth century between the fall of Napoleon in 1814 and the outbreak of the First World War just one hundred years later." "At nearly double the length of the first edition, this book is a very major revision and update. It includes not only the results of the latest research, but also a body of additional information and a number of illuminating maps that will make the subject even more accessible to readers."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents:
  • Introduction: The character of international relations 1814-1914.
  • The reconstruction of Europe and the Alliance, 1812-23.
  • 'Every nation for itself', 1823-30.
  • From revolution to war, 1830-56.
  • The destruction of the Vienna Settlement in Italy and Germany, 1856-71.
  • The testing of the new order, 1871-79.
  • The conservative powers dominate the states system, 1879-95.
  • Unstable equilibrium, 1895-1911.
  • Polarization and war, 1911-1914.
Other information:
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [348]-355) and indexes.
  • Eisenhower copy: Purchased with funds from the Carrie May Kurrelmeyer Zintl Endowed Book Fund;
Identifying numbers:
  • LCCN: 2004044524
  • OCLC: 54537448
  • OCLC: 54537448
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