The Rise of the Great Powers 1648 - 1815
The Birth of a Great Power System, 1740-1815
By Derek Mckay, H.M. Scott, D Mckay
March 07, 1983
The heyday of the European states system was in the century before the First World War. How the system of five great powers in conscious equilibrium came into being is the central theme of this book....
By M.S. Anderson
January 15, 1998
This study examines the early years of the post-medieval European states and the growth of a recognisably 'modern' system for handling their international relations. M S Anderson gives much of his space to France, Spain and England and to the state of the relations between them, as their various ...
By Hamish Scott
August 03, 2005
The Birth of a Great Power System, 1740-1815 examines a key development in modern European history: the origins and emergence of a competitive state system. H.M. Scott demonstrates how the well-known and dramatic events of these decades - the emergence of Russia and Prussia; the three ...
By Roy Bridge, Roger Bullen
September 09, 2004
This book illuminates, in the form of a clear, well-paced and student-friendly analytical narrative, the functioning of the European states system in its heyday, the crucial century between the defeat of Napoleon in 1814 and the outbreak of the First World War just one hundred ...