Metternich and Austria
By (author) Alan Sked
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Metternich and Austria by Alan Sked
Book DescriptionAlan Sked provides the first serious appraisal of Metternich's role in the Austrian Empire and Europe for half a century. Covering both domestic and international affairs, Sked presents a fresh and convincing description of Metternich's era. He argues that despite his battered historical reputation, that Metternich was the leading diplomat in Europe over four decades. This book should be standard reading for anyone interested in Habsburg or European history in the first half of the Nineteenth century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403991140
(223mm x 145mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 19-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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This is the first serious appraisal of Metternich's role in the Austrian Empire and beyond. Covering both domestic and international affairs, Sked presents a fresh and convincing description of Metternich's era and argues that despite his battered historical reputation, Metternich was the leading diplomat in Europe over four decades.
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Author Biography - Alan Sked
ALAN SKED is Senior Lecturer in International History at London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He is a leading scholar on Nineteenth century Habsburg and diplomatic history. He has edited Europe's Balance of Power, 1815-1848 and is the author of The Decline and Fall of the Habsburg Empire 1815-1918 (2nd edition).
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