Habsburg Self and Bourbon Other in the Franco-Austrian Alliance, 1756-1791

@inproceedings{Swanson2014HabsburgSA,
  title={Habsburg Self and Bourbon Other in the Franco-Austrian Alliance, 1756-1791},
  author={D. Swanson},
  year={2014}
}
  • D. Swanson
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • Taking cues from the work of Paul W. Schroeder, this project seeks to investigate the particular conditions which allowed the Habsburg Monarchy and two of its leading politicians—Leopold II and Metternich—to have such pride of place in Schroeder’s ‘transformation’ of the European state-system. It contends that the international politics of restraint, reciprocity, and far-sighted collective security predate the French Revolution and the Habsburg reaction to it, instead proceeding from the… CONTINUE READING

    Figures from this paper