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The Modern European State System


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The Rise of the Great Powers 1648 - 1815

The Rise of the Great Powers 1648 - 1815

1st Edition

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....

The Origins of the Modern European State System, 1494-1618

The Origins of the Modern European State System, 1494-1618

1st Edition

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 ...

The Birth of a Great Power System, 1740-1815

The Birth of a Great Power System, 1740-1815

1st Edition

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 ...

The Great Powers and the European States System 1814-1914

The Great Powers and the European States System 1814-1914

2nd Edition

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 ...

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