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Conquering Peace

From the Enlightenment to the European Union

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674975262

Publication Date: 03/30/2021

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528 pages

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

7 photos, 6 maps

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  • Introduction: Europe and Peace
  • 1. The Enlightened Spirit of Peace: Beyond the Treaty of Utrecht
  • 2. The Spirit of Vienna: A Balance of Diplomacy
  • 3. The Spirit of Geneva: Seeking Peace through a League of Nations
  • 4. The Postwar European Spirit: Breakthrough to Unification
  • 5. The Spirit of Enlarged Europe: The Flight of the Monarch Butterflies
  • Conclusion: Quo Vadis, Europe?
  • Abbreviations and Note on Proper Names
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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