TitelRevolutionary France's war of conquest in the Rhineland
Titelzusatzconquering the natural frontier, 1792-1797
VerantwortlichJordan R. Hayworth (US Air Command and Staff College, Alabama)
Autor/in Hayworth, Jordan R.
Medientyp Print
Publikationstyp Buch
Erschienen 2021
Cambridge University Press
AuflageFirst paperback edition
Inhalt"In May 1790, the French National Assembly renounced wars of conquest. Two years later, France declared war on Austria and invaded Belgium and the Rhineland, claiming it was to spread the benefits of the Revolution. Soon, however, military and economic crises drove a shift in the nature of France's war effort. What started as a war for liberty became a war for conquest, one that brought devastating exploitation to the Rhineland. It was during this time that French foreign policy became influenced by the idea of attaining the natural frontiers - the Alps, the Pyrenees, and, most significantly, the Rhine. Although often portrayed as a diplomatic tradition of the French monarchy, Jordan R. Hayworth shows how the natural frontiers policy was born during the Revolution. In addition, he examines the intense and consequential debates that arose over the policy, which caused much confusion in the war and helped to undermine France's democratic experiment"...
ISBN9781108703055 | 9781108497459
Umfangxviii, 340 Seiten
Erschienen inCambridge military histories
Raumsystematik 03 Rheinland |
Sachsystematik 240000 Geschichte |
263020 Militärgeschichte |
Schlagwörter Frankreich | Rheinland | Koalitionskriege | Besetzung | Geschichte 1792-1797
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