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By Miroslav Sedivý

In 1840, clash in the Ottoman Empire gave upward push to a significant all-European drawback which resulted in a diplomatic rupture among France and the opposite nice Powers. The drawback used to be given the identify of the traditional frontier which divided France from the remainder of Europe: the Rhine. even if the Rhine main issue didn't result in armed clash, many states have been deeply fearful by way of the unfolding occasions and through the failure of the peace so conscientiously negotiated on the finish of the Napoleonic Wars. mixed with collected political and financial difficulties, there have been fears of common social upheaval – and even perhaps revolution. This booklet makes use of the Rhine situation to judge the steadiness of the ecu States approach, the performance of the live performance of Europe and its addressing of the so-called japanese query. In doing so, Miroslav Šedivý bargains an unique and deeply-researched perception into the background of diplomacy within the pivotal years among 1815 and 1848.

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