Tag Archives: Diplomatic History

Book Review of Germany and the Origins of the Second World War

Jonathan Wright. Germany and the Origins of the Second World War. The Making of the Twentieth Century series. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. ISBN 978-0-333-49555. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xii+223. $115.00 (hardcover) Jonathan Wright, Emeritus Professor in International Relations … Continue reading

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Book Review of Nazi Foreign Policy, 1933-1941: The Road to Global War

Christian Leitz. Nazi Foreign Policy, 1933-1941: The Road to Global War. The Third Reich Series. London: Routledge, 2004. ISBN 0-415-17423-6. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. 192. $136.00. The study of German foreign policy leading up to the outbreak of the Second World … Continue reading

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Book Review of Strategy in the American War of Independence: A Global Approach

Donald Stoker, Kenneth J. Hagan, and Michael T. McMaster, editors. Strategy in the American War of Independence: A Global Approach. Cass Military Studies series. Abingdon, England: Routledge, 2010. ISBN 978-0-415-36734-9. Notes. Tables. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xvii, 244. $145.00 (hardcover). … Continue reading

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Readings in the Military History of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648)

Readings in the Military History of the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) The Thirty Years War involving the Holy Roman Empire (Germany) and most of Europe continues to intrigue students, scholars, and general readers.  The conflict began in 1618 with the Protestant Bohemian … Continue reading

Posted in Austrian Foreign Policy, Austrian Military History, Bibliography, Danish Foreign Policy, Danish Military History, Dutch Foreign Policy, Dutch Military History, Dutch Naval History, Eighty Years War (1568-1648), Europe in the 17th Century (1598-1715), French Foreign Policy, French Military History, Historiography, Spanish Foreign Affairs, Spanish Military History, Spanish Naval History, Swedish Foreign Policy, Swedish Military History, Thirty Years War (1618-1648) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Louis XIV’s Dutch War (1672-1678/79)

Review Article: Louis XIV’s Dutch War (1672-1678/79) Paul Sonnino. Louis XIV and the Origins of the Dutch War. Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN 978-0-5215-3134-4. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xii, 226. $43.00 (paperback). … Continue reading

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Book Review of Charles Whitworth: Diplomat in the Age of Peter the Great

Janet M. Hartley. Charles Whitworth: Diplomat in the Age of Peter the Great. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2002. ISBN 978-0-7546-0480-8. Maps. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xvi, 242. $140.00 (hardcover). Dr Janet M. Hartley, Professor of International History at the London … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Continental Commitment: Britain, Hanover and Interventionism, 1714-1793

Jeremy Black. The Continental Commitment: Britain, Hanover and Interventionism, 1714-1793. Abingdon, England: Routledge, 2005. ISBN 978-0-415-36292-4. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xiv, 214. $168.00 (hardcover). Dr Jeremy Black, Professor of History at the University of Exeter in England, is well-known as … Continue reading

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