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    Barber, Christopher Ernest 2014. Nineteenth-century statecraft and the politics of moderation in the Franco-Prussian War. European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire, Vol. 21, Issue. 1, p. 1.


Count Beust and Germany, 1866–1870: Reconquest, Realignment, or Resignation?*

  • Hans A. Schmitt (a1)
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  • Published online: 16 December 2008

On August 22, 1866, a month and a half after the disaster of Sadowa, Francis Joseph I of Austria wrote to his mother: “If you have the whole world against you and absolutely no friends, chances of success are few, but we must resist as long as we can, do our duty until the last, and finally perish honorably.” To his council of ministers he put it less dramatically and less plaintively on September I: For a long time to come Austria would have to eschew war in all forms and for all purposes.

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Central European History
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