An Early Nonaggression Pact

@article{Mattingly1938AnEN,
  title={An Early Nonaggression Pact},
  author={Garrett Mattingly},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={1938},
  volume={10},
  pages={1 - 30}
}
  • G. Mattingly
  • Published 1 March 1938
  • History
  • The Journal of Modern History
GARRETT MATTINGLY A SHREWD observer ecently remarked that ambitious efforts o organize peace usually precede serious general wars. In the earliest modern period the generalization is not without validity. The Habsburg-Valois wars, springing from the rivalry between Francis I of France and the emperor Charles V, surpassed anything Europe had previously known for extent and destructiveness, and provided the first evidence of the terrible potentialities of the new national states. The prelude to… 
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