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Author Scott, H. M. (Hamish M.), 1946-

Title The emergence of the Eastern powers, 1756-1775 / H.M. Scott
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 285 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in early modern history
Cambridge studies in early modern history.
Contents The rise of the eastern powers -- The Seven Years War and the European states system -- The domestic legacies of The Seven Years War -- The stabilisation of Europe, 1763-1766 -- Diplomacy and the eastern powers -- From peace to war, 1766-1768 -- The partition of Europe, 1768-1772 -- The advance of Russia, 1772-1775
Summary During the later eighteenth century, the European states-system was transformed by the military rise of Prussia and Russia, and by the later 1770s Russia was emerging as the leading continental state. This study, based on sources in six countries, provides the first study of these crucial events
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-276) and index
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Subject Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001025199
ISBN 0511018916 (electronic bk.)
0511047126 (electronic bk.)
0511119097 (electronic bk.)
0511496907 (electronic bk.)
052179269X (hardback)
9780511018916 (electronic bk.)
9780511047121 (electronic bk.)
9780511119095 (electronic bk.)
9780511496905 (electronic bk.)
9780521792691 (hardback)