The Treaties of the War of the Spanish Succession: An Historical and Critical Dictionary (Google eBook)

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Linda Frey, Marsha Frey
Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 1995 - History - 576 pages
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From 1702 to 1714, the War of the Spanish Succession affected most of Europe and significant parts of the New World, with battles ranging from the Hungarian plains to the harbors of Rio de Janeiro. The death of the last Hapsburg King of Spain unleashed a struggle for his empire. This book includes entries analyzing the individuals who determined the course of the war, who played a diplomatic, economic, or military role, as well as entries analyzing the pivotal battles influencing the outcome. The provisions of the final treaties, known as the Pacification of Utrecht, are examined in detail, as is the significance of those provisions. The diplomats at Utrecht followed the principles of balance of power, compensation, and legitimacy to mold the peace. The peace set the boundaries of Western Europe until the convulsion of the French Revolution.

The book opens with an introduction pointing to the significance of the treaties provisions. The alphabetical arrangement of the entries, the numerous cross-references, the bibliographies at the end of the entries, a genealogical table, a chronology, and the index make this work easy to use.

  

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Contents

The Dictionary
1
War of the Spanish Succession
501
Selected Bibliography
511
Index
537
About the Contributors
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LINDA FREY is Professor of History at the University of Montana.MARSHA FREY is Professor of History at Kansas State University.

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