In this book twelve eminent historians and legal experts from Spain and the United Kingdom consider the political and legal context and consequences of the War of the Spanish Succession and the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713 that brought it to an end, consequences that still resonate today.
Table of Contents
1. The Road to Utrecht: War and Peace Part I. The Historical Context 2. Party Politics and War Weariness in the Reign of Queen Anne 3. The Crown of Aragon in the War of the Spanish Succession 4. The Anglo-Scottish Union and the Nueva Planta 5. The Treaty of Utrecht and the Slave Trade 6. The Utrecht Settlement and its Aftermath 7. Gibraltar and the Treaty of Utrecht: The Old and the New Gibraltarians Part II: The Legal Context 8. Philip V and the Revival of Spain 1713–48 9. Gibraltar and Decolonization Law 10. Gibraltar: A Unique Territorial Dispute? 11. Spanish Strategic Options for Gibraltar, 300 Years after the Treaty of Utrecht 12. The Retrocession of Gibraltar: A New Reading of the Treaty of Utrecht
Trevor Dadson is Emeritus Professor of Hispanic Studies at Queen Mary, University of London.