War, Diplomacy and the Rise of Savoy, 1690-1720 (2020)

War, Diplomacy and the Rise of Savoy, 1690-1720 Christopher Storrs War Diplomacy and the Rise of Savoy This book deals with the crucial relationship between war and state formation in early modern Europe by considering the role of the Duchy of Savoy and the rise of this hitherto weak state into one of
  • Title: War, Diplomacy and the Rise of Savoy, 1690-1720
  • Author: Christopher Storrs
  • ISBN: 9780511008528
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Unknown Binding
War, Diplomacy and the Rise of Savoy, 1690-1720 Christopher Storrs This book deals with the crucial relationship between war and state formation in early modern Europe by considering the role of the Duchy of Savoy and the rise of this hitherto weak state into one of the regular members of the anti French coalitions of the eighteenth century Through his participation in the Nine Years War 1688 97 and the War of the Spanish Succession 1This book deals with the crucial relationship between war and state formation in early modern Europe by considering the role of the Duchy of Savoy and the rise of this hitherto weak state into one of the regular members of the anti French coalitions of the eighteenth century Through his participation in the Nine Years War 1688 97 and the War of the Spanish Succession 1701 14 , Victor Amadeus II, duke of Savoy, acquired a reputation for unrivalled Machiavellian diplomacy on the international stage The book puts this diplomacy in context, and considers how the duke raised men and money at home and abroad , the administrative changes forced by war, the resulting domestic pressures, and how these were dealt with This is the first detailed study in English for this period of the state which would eventually unite Italy in the middle of the nineteenth century.
War, Diplomacy and the Rise of Savoy, 1690-1720 Christopher Storrs

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