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Author Vick, Brian E., 1970-

Title The Congress of Vienna : power and politics after Napoleon / Brian E. Vick
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (436 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction -- Peace and power in display -- Selling the Congress -- Salon networks -- Negotiating religion -- Europe in the wider world -- Between reaction and reform -- Poland, Saxony, and the crucible of diplomacy -- Conclusion
Summary [Description]Historians have dismissed the pageantry of the Vienna Congress as window dressing when compared with the serious maneuverings of sovereigns and statesmen. By seeing these two dimensions as interconnected, Brian Vick reveals how one of the most important diplomatic summits in history managed to redraw the map of Europe and the international system
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Congress of Vienna (1814-1815)
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Treaties.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Diplomatic history.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Peace.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.
Genre/Form Treaties.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0674729714
0674736257 (electronic bk)
9780674736252 (electronic bk)