Description - Metternich and Austria by Alan Sked
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).