The emergence of the great powers, 1685-1715 / by John B. Wolf ; illustrated


First edition. New York : Harper & Brothers Publishers, [1951].

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Subjects Europe -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1648-1715.
Europe -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1648-1715.
Europe -- Vie intellectuelle.
Europe.
Geschichte (1685-1715)
Great powers.
Grossmacht.
Historia Da Europa.
Intellectual life.
Politics and government
Series Rise of modern Europe.
Description xv, 336 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1951].
©1951
Notes Map on lining papers.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 308-328) and index.
Contents The instruments of high politics -- The world war of 1683-1699 -- The new balance of power -- The shift of power in western Europe -- The Hapsburg monarchy and middle Europe -- The reshaping of the east -- Economics and war -- The frontier of knowledge -- The culture of the elite -- Of God and man.
The instruments of high politics. Dynastic policy and Realpolitik ; Diplomacy and diplomatic organization ; Armies and navies -- The world war of 1683-1699. The first stage, 1683-1684 ; The war in the east ; Generalization of the war ; Turin, Ryswick, and Carlowitz -- The new balance of power. The Great Northern War: first phase ; The war of the Spanish Succession: diplomatic background ; The campaigns in the west, 1701-1706 ; Charles XII: Poland, Saxony, Russia ; War and diplomacy, 1707-1712 ; The pacification of the west ; The end of Swedish hegemony ; Conclusion -- The shift of power in western Europe. The administrative monarchy in France ; England: the "glorious revolution" ; The Dutch republic and the Venetian oligarchy ; Spain in decline -- The Hapsburg monarchy and middle Europe. The rise of the Danubian monarchy ; The growth of Brandenburg-Prussia ; The collapse of the Swedish empire -- The reshaping of the east. The achievement of Peter the Great ; The Polish republic and the Ottoman empire -- Economics and war. The demands of war ; The financial crisis ; Commerce and war ; Business as usual? -- The frontiers of knowledge. The thirst for knowledge ; L'esprit geometrique ; The triumphs of science ; The new cosmos: Newton and Fontenelle ; The advance of natural history ; The impact of foreign cultures ; The history of man -- The culture of the elite. The Baroque style ; Origins of the Rococo ; Music of the High Baroque ; Mirrors for men -- Of God and man. The spiritual crisis ; L'esprit geometrique and the idea of God ; The state church and the continuing Reformation ; The secularization of political thought.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)183732
(OCoLC)ocm00183732
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wolf, John B. 1907-1996,
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