The rise of modern diplomacy, 1450-1919 / M.S. Anderson

Author(s): Anderson, M. S. (Matthew Smith)
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Subjects: Diplomacy--History
International relations--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Longman, 1993
LC Classification: J, JX
Physical Description: x, 320 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. The 'New Diplomacy' of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries 1
The new diplomatic world takes shape 1
Practicalities and archaisms 20
2. Old Regime Diplomacy at its Height, c. 1600-1789 41
The legacy of the past 41
Change and development 69
Divisions and unities: frontiers and language 96
3. Coming to Terms with a Changing World, 1789-1919 103
The struggle to modernise 103
New tasks and widening scope 128
4. The Balance of Power 149
The origins: to the age of Louis XIV 149
The golden age: the eighteenth century 163
The nineteenth century: challenge and survival 181
5. The Quest for International Peace 204
The first aspirations: to the end of the seventeenth century 204
The eighteenth century: escape from the state of nature? 219
The nineteen century: hopes and realities 236
Conclusion 291
Suggestions for Further Reading 294
Index 300
Notes: LCCN: 92034237
ISBN: 0582212324 (cased)
ISBN: 0582212375 (paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 26672431
ISBN/ISSN: 0582212324