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A peace congress of intrigue (Vienna, 1815)

a vivid, intimate account of the Congress of Vienna composed of the personal memoirs of its important participants

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The Century Co.

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Table of Contents

Foreword: The legacy of Vienna at Versailles.
The lighter side of the congress: Those who danced at the congress (from the reminiscences of the Countess Bernstorff) A famous wit at the congress (from the reminiscences of the Count de la Garde) Tales out of school (from the notes of Baron von Nostitz) Of kings and noble lords (from the reminiscences of the Countess Lulu Thürheim)
Behind the scenes at the congress: Laying the foundations for the Prussian power (from the letters of Wilhelm von Humboldt) A prince of the House of Hapsburg (from the diary of Archduke John of Austria). The master craftsman of diplomacy exposes his hand (from the letters of Charles Maurice de Talleyrand to his sovereign, King Louis XVIII of France) Poland and Saxony one hundred years ago (from the diary of Baron von Stein)


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DC249 .F7

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xxi, 448 p.
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