Scandinavia, Diplomacy and the Austrian-French Balance of Power, 1648-1740
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Nordic Academic Press, Sweden|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $52.95|
| Book Description: |
Taking a fresh look at the history of diplomacy, this book looks at the fight for hegemony between France and Austria after the Peace of Westphalia 1648, showing how their clashes dragged the Scandinavian kingdoms into European top-level politics and forced them to take part in the play, constantly negotiating risks and profits. Historians Peter Lindstr#65533;m and Svante Norrhem discuss how the Great Powers were binding allies to their...