The balance of power, 1715-1789

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byArthur Hassall

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1896. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III THE INTRIGUES OF ELIZABETH FARNESE ,. i723-i733 The Period from 1723 to 1733 -- The Government of the Duke of Bourbon -- The Congress of Cambrai -- The Idea of an Austro-Spanish Alliance -- Elizabeth Farnese's Reasons for allying with Austria -- Charles VI.'s Reasons for allying with Spain -- Ripperda's Instructions -- His Career--The Dismissal of the Infanta by Bourbon -- Russian Overtures to France -- Conferences in Vienna--The Treaty of Vienna, 1725 -- The League of Hanover -- The Secret Articles in the Treaty of Vienna -- Prussia and the Treaty of Wusterhausen -- Parties in France--Fall of Ripperda--The Break-up of the Austro-Spanish Alliance-- Danger of a General War in 1727-28 -- The Treaty of Seville -- England and Spain -- The Second Treaty of Vienna, The years from the deaths of Dubois and Orleans to the outbreak of the Polish Succession War (1723-33) form a troubled The Period anc^ compacate<_j20_period2c_20_characterised20_by20_a20_perfect20_from20_172320_network20_of20_diplomacy.20_the20_alliance20_between20_engt020_173327_27_20_land20_and20_france20_held20_good20_under20_both20_bourbon20_and20_fleury2c_20_but20_the20_existence20_and20_increasing20_importance20_of20_a20_strong20_opposition20_party20_at20_the20_french20_court20_to20_the20_english20_connection20_foreshadowed20_complications20_in20_the20_future.20_the20_growing20_coolness20_between20_austria20_and20_england2c_20_and20_between20_austria20_and20_prussia2c_20_tended20_to20_weaken20_the20_position20_of20_charles20_vi.2c_20_who2c_20_intent20_upon20_the20_pursuit20_of20_such20_shadows20_as20_the20_guarantee20_of20_the20_pragmatic20_sanction20_and20_the20_establishment20_of20_an20_ostend20_east20_india20_company2c_20_neglected20_the20_real20_interests20_of20_his20_country.20_in20_france20_for20_the20_next20_three20_years20_the20_duke20_of20_bourbon20_held20_the20_reins20_of20_office2c_20_and20_continued20_the20_policy20_of20_orleans20_and20_dubois.20_louis20_henry2c_20_duke20_of20_bourbon2c_20_known20_as20_monsieur20_le20_duc2c_20_the20_lineal20_heir20_of20_the20_great20_cond62c_20_had20_... _period2c_="" characterised="" by="" a="" perfect="" from="" 1723="" network="" of="" diplomacy.="" the="" alliance="" between="" engt0="" _173327_27_="" land="" and="" france="" held="" good="" under="" both="" bourbon="" _fleury2c_="" but="" existence="" increasing="" importance="" strong="" opposition="" party="" at="" french="" court="" to="" english="" connection="" foreshadowed="" complications="" in="" future.="" growing="" coolness="" austria="" _england2c_="" _prussia2c_="" tended="" weaken="" position="" charles="" _vi.2c_="" _who2c_="" intent="" upon="" pursuit="" such="" shadows="" as="" guarantee="" pragmatic="" sanction="" establishment="" an="" ostend="" east="" india="" _company2c_="" neglected="" real="" interests="" his="" country.="" for="" next="" three="" years="" duke="" reins="" _office2c_="" continued="" policy="" orleans="" dubois.="" louis="" _henry2c_="" _bourbon2c_="" known="" monsieur="" le="" _duc2c_="" lineal="" heir="" great="" _cond62c_="" had="">

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1896. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III THE INTRIGUES OF ELIZABETH FARNESE ,. i723-i733 The Period from 1723 to 1733 -- The Government of the Duke of Bourbon -- ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:146 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217378749

ISBN - 13:9780217378741

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