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Title Performances of peace : Utrecht 1713 / edited by Renger E. de Bruin, Cornelis van der Haven, Lotte Jensen and David Onnekink
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 288 pages : illustrations)
Contents Introduction / Renger E. de Bruin, Cornelis van der Haven, Lotte Jensen, David Onnekink -- Part 1. The diplomatic stage -- The olive and the horse : the eigtheenth-century culture of diplomacy / Linda Frey and Marsha Frey -- Behind the stage : the global dimension of the negotiations / Lucien Bely -- "Enemies of their patrie"? : Savoyard identity and the dilemmas of war, 1690-1713 / Phil McCluskey -- Pride and prejudice : universal monarchy discourse and the peace negotiations of 1709-1710 / David Onnekink -- Part 2. The publicity stage -- Madame du Noyer presenting and re-presenting the Peace of Utrecht / Henriette Goldwyn and Suzan van Dijk -- "Dieu veuille que cette Paix soit de longue duree ..." : The history of the Congress and the Peace of Utrecht by Casimir Freschot / Heinz Duchhardt -- The Treaty of Utrecht and Addison's Cato : Britain's War of the Spanish Succession, peace and the imperial road map / Samia Al-Shayban -- Jonathan Swift's Peace of Utrecht / Clare Jackson -- Visions of Europe : contrasts and combinations of national and European identities in literary representations of the Peace of Utrecht (1713) / Lotte Jensen -- Part 3. The theatrical stage -- Theatres of war and diplomacy on the early-eighteenth-century Amsterdam stage / Cornelis van der Haven -- Performance and propaganda in Spanish America during the War of the Spanish Succession / Aaron Alejandro Olivas -- Promoting the peace : Queen Anne and the public thanksgiving at St. Paul's Cathedral / Julie Farguson -- Fiery metaphors in the public space : celebratory culture and political consciousness around the Peace of Utrecht / Willem Frijhoff -- Part 4. The commemorative stage -- Memory theatre : remembering the Peace after three hundred years / Jane O. Newman -- Peace was made here : the tercentennial of the Treaty of Utrecht, 2013-2015 / Renger E. de Bruin
Summary "The Peace of Utrecht (1713), which brought an end to the War of the Spanish Succession, was a milestone in global history. Performances of Peace aims to rethink the significance of the Peace of Utrecht by exploring the nexus between culture and politics. For too long, cultural and political historians have studied early modern international relations in isolation. By studying the political as well as the cultural aspects of this peace (and its concomitant paradoxes) from a broader perspective, this volume aims to shed new light on the relation between diplomacy and performative culture in the public sphere"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Treaty of Utrecht (1713)
Arts -- Political aspects -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Performing arts -- Political aspects -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Politics and culture -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Spanish Succession, War of, 1701-1714 -- Diplomatic history.
Spanish Succession, War of, 1701-1714 -- Peace.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bruin, R. E. de (Renger Evert), 1956- editor
Haven, Kornee van der, editor
Jensen, Lotte, editor
Onnekink, David, editor
LC no. 2015031122
ISBN 9004304789 (electronic bk.)
9789004304789 (electronic bk.)
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