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