Peacemaking in Early Modern Europe: Cardinal Mazarin and the Congress of Westphalia, 1643-1648

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Susquehanna University Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 397 pages
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In 1648, after five years of negotiations. France signed the Peace of Westphalia. The treaties not only ended a long war with the Holy Roman Empire, but also transferred large parts of Alsace and Lorraine to France. This book is the first full-length study of the French negotiating position: who formulated it, why, and how it changed over time.

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Contents

Preface
7
Acknowledgments
13
Negotiating While Fighting
21
Copyright

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DEREK CROXTON is an independent researcher and free-lance writer who received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. He is the author of several articles on military and diplomatic aspects of the Thirty Years' War and of the book Peacemaking in Early Modern Europe: Cardinal Mazarin and the Congress of Westphalia, 1643-1648 (1999).

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