Originally published in 1986, this book charts the significance of one of the most important eighteenth-century diplomats serving at the Prussian court. It discusses his role in establishing a harmonious relationship with Frederick The Great and the formulation and implementation of Britain’s continental policy during and after the Seven Years War.
Table of Contents
1. Andrew Mitchell’s Early Career 2. The Genesis of an Entente 3. ‘Entre La Guerre et La Paix’ 4. The Formulation of Britain’s Continental Policy 5. The Implementation of Britain’s Continental Policy 6. Mitchell on Campaign 7. The Harmonious Years 8. The Search for Peace: 1760-61 9. Mitchell on Campaign: 1758-61 10. The Ending of the Special Relationship 11. Misfortune Made More Bitter
About the Series
Originally published between 1929 and 1991 the volumes in this set:
- Offer a comprehensive and challenging interpretation of the German past
- Assess Bismarck’s contribution to the German Empire and his legacy for modern Germany
- Examine the psyche of the Germans and discuss the psychological impact of the Second World War on the Germans
- Review critically not only the rise and rule of National Socialism, but also the strength of authoritarianism and militarism and the weakness of democracy in 19th Century Germany
- Examine the inter-relationships between social and economic change on the one hand, and political developments on the other.
- Analyse the significance of the Zollverein on economic growth
- Discuss authority and the law in the German Empire and the Weimar Republic.
- Analyse the contribution of German historians to 20th Century historiography
- Chart key events in British – German trade rivalry
- Include archival material from both the former East and West Germany.
BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
- HISTORY / General
- HISTORY / Europe / Germany