Balance of Power vs. Perpetual Peace: Paradigms of European Order from Utrecht to Vienna, 1713–1815

@article{Ghervas2017BalanceOP,
  title={Balance of Power vs. Perpetual Peace: Paradigms of European Order from Utrecht to Vienna, 1713–1815},
  author={Stella Ghervas},
  journal={The International History Review},
  year={2017},
  volume={39},
  pages={404 - 425}
}
  • S. Ghervas
  • Published 27 May 2017
  • History
  • The International History Review
ABSTRACT Over the course of the eighteenth century, two major models of European international order emerged as alternatives to universal monarchy: one was based on the balance of power; the other centred on the idea of perpetual peace. This article traces each back to its origins in debates around the moment of the Peace of Utrecht in 1713. In particular, it examines the evolution of the doctrine of balance of power in early eighteenth-century English political thought and then as a legal… 
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