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The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire
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A. Wess Mitchell is a leading foreign policy expert who formerly served as US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs. His books include The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power (Princeton).

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"A very serious work, The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire will prove rewarding reading for those interested in eighteenth and nineteenth Europe or the concept of grand strategy."---A. A. Nofi, Strategy Page
"In 1914, the Habsburg empire's fatal combination of belligerence and weakness triggered World War I and, four years later, the empire's own dissolution. This graceful account of Habsburg diplomacy from 1700 to that fateful moment explains how the empire survived so long: its diplomats dampened threats through minor acts of appeasement, always playing for time."---Andrew Moravcsik, Foreign Affairs
"Mitchell's work is a triumphant assessment of how the monarchy's leaders squared ends with means and approached their particularly threatening environment. His work provides excellent analysis of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and leaves open interesting lines of questions for the adjoining time periods."---Caleb Karges, War in History
"At the hands of A. Wess Mitchell, the Habsburg Empire, so long misunderstood as an empire 'without qualities,' receives a compelling and long-overdue analysis of its strategic imperatives and the vital role it played in a Europe that was constantly challenging its very raison d'etre."---Richard Bassett, author of, For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

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