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Mazarin’s Quest

The Congress of Westphalia and the Coming of the Fronde

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HARDCOVER

$70.50 • £56.95 • €63.50

ISBN 9780674031821

Publication Date: 11/30/2008

Short

330 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 halftones, 2 maps

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  • Maps
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Legacies
  • 2. The Queen’s Beloved
  • 3. Dissensions in Westphalia
  • 4. The French Show Their Hand
  • 5. The Emperor Gives Way
  • 6. The Defection of the Dutch
  • 7. Playing the Blame Game
  • 8. Waiting for the Verdict
  • 9. The Coming of the Fronde
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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