The Revolutionary Period in Europe (1763-1815) by Henry Eldridge BourneThe Revolutionary Period in Europe (1763-1815) by Henry Eldridge Bourne

The Revolutionary Period in Europe (1763-1815)

byHenry Eldridge Bourne

Paperback | May 20, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ... effecting an entrance into the city and offered conveniences for carrying out the proposed agreements with Austria without too much scandal. While he assured the Venetian republicans of his intention to consolidate their liberties, he suggested to the Austrian diplomatic agent that the Austrians might obtain the city of Venice, as well as the territories promised at Leoben, if they would accept the Adige as their western boundary in Italy and would assist France in gaining the left bank of the Rhine. In this case, as he wrote to the directors, he planned to remove from Venice all the ships, the cannon, the contents of the arsenal, and the funds of the bank, leaving the Austrians the empty shell. His sentiments toward Venice later were more favorable, but he did not mean to sacrifice new French armies that she might remain an independent republic. The original armistice with the Pope was broken off in the summer of 1796 when Bonaparte was obliged to face Wurmser's advance, but the victory of Rivoli made submission inevitable, and a treaty was signed at Tolentino, on February 19, 1797. The Pope was obliged to renounce not only Avignon and the Comtat Venaissin, but the legations of Bologna and Ferrara. It was expressly stipulated, however, that in the legations no attack should be made upon the Catholic religion. Ancona was to remain in French hands until the general peace, increasing the influence of the French in the settlement of questions touching the Turkish empire, and giving them control of the Adriatic. The directors hoped that Bonaparte would seize the opportunity to disorganize the Roman Church, or, as they termed the operation, "extinguish the torch of fanaticism" in Italy. He consoled them with the assurance that the antiquated machine w...
Title:The Revolutionary Period in Europe (1763-1815)Format:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.43 inPublished:May 20, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217368468

ISBN - 13:9780217368469