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Metternich, the coachman of Europe

Henry Frederick Schwarz

Metternich, the coachman of Europe

statesman or evil genius.

by Henry Frederick Schwarz

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Published by Heath in [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metternich, Clemens, -- Fu rst von, -- 1773-1859.

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    SeriesProblems in European civilization
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    Open LibraryOL13703889M

    Full text of "Memoirs of Prince Metternich. []" See other formats. The Habsburg Monarchy was in many ways still the indispensable power it had been before , and the first couple of decades after Waterloo were to prove a highpoint in Austria's role in European affairs, as the ‘coachman of Europe’. At the Congress of Vienna Prince Metternich saw himself as the ‘coachman of Europe’. In he became chancellor and Person Count Clemens Wenzel Lothar von Metternich.


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Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich () was a politician and statesman of Rhenish extraction and one of the most important diplomats of his era, serving as the Austrian Empire's Foreign Minister from and Chancellor from until the liberal revolutions of forced his resignation.5/5(1).

The judgment on Prince Metternich is easily made: an excellent diplomat and a bad statesman." In these words, set at the head of an essay on Metternich written inthe Austrian poet and dramatist Franz Grillparzer gives his view of the the coachman of Europe book who for Metternich decades played a major part in shaping the destiny of the Austrian Empire and of much of Europe.

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Heath and Co. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. ALBERT SOREL. 1: HEINRICH VON SRBIK. 8: Metternich: The "coachman of Europe": Stateman Or Evil Genius. Henry Frederick Schwarz Snippet view - Metternich: The "coachman of Europe": Stateman Or Evil Genius.

Henry. For more than 20 years, Metternich was known as ‘the coachman of Europe’, because of his ability the coachman of Europe book elicit agreement from Russia and Prussia especially, but also the British and French.

He dealt with all the great figures of Europe from Wellington to Bismarck. At the congress, Metternich's mastery of diplomatic maneuvering earned him the title of "the coachman of Europe." More than any other single leader, he seemed to determine the future direction of the Continent.

Metternich's main goal at the congress was to promote the idea of the "Concert of Europe". Prince Klemens von Metternich was a German-born Austrian politician and statesman and one of the most important diplomats of his era, serving as the Foreign Minister of the Holy Roman Empire and its successor state, the Austrian Empire, from until the liberal revolutions of forced his resignation.

His influence on historical developments on Europe has been the subject a numerous. Buy Metternich, The 'Coachman of Europe': Statesman or Evil Genius. by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Click to read more about Metternich, the 'Coachman of Europe': Stateman or Evil Genius. by Henry Frederick Schwarz. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Henry Frederick Schwarz.

The ‘coachman of Europe,’ as he was called by those who respected his far-flung power, dominated the first half of the century, like Prince Otto von Bismarck dominated the second half.

In the role of Metternich Minister, Metternich was almost single handedly responsible for the redrawing of the European and imperial maps in order to create the. Clemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar Metternich, Fürst von (klā´mĕns vĕn´tsəl nā´pōmŏŏk lō´tär fürst fən mĕt´ərnĬkh), –, Austrian statesman and arbiter of post-Napoleonic Europe, z, of a noble Rhenish family.

While a student in Strasbourg Metternich witnessed revolutionary excesses, to which he later credited his extreme conservatism and hatred of political.

Metternich, the "coachman of Europe": statesman or evil genius. / edited with an introduction by Henry F. Schwarz Heath Boston Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Inrevolutions sprang up in a series of political upheavals throughout Europe and the old Europe that Metternich had understood faded away, Metternich’s power with it. This is a wonderful book, beautifully written and therefore totally enthralling. The subject, the ranging across Europe over a more than thirty year period with its /5(5).

For more than 20 years, Metternich was known as ‘the coachman of Europe’, because of his insight into and ability to elicit agreement from the monarchs and chief ministers of Russia and Prussia especially, but also the British and French. The private letters of Princess Lieven to Prince Metternich, by Lieven, Dorothea and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “T he historian is not yet born,” the Austrian state chancellor Clemens Wenzel von Metternich complained in“who will describe the numerous events of the first decades of the 19th century.” At the time, Metternich had good reason to ponder his legacy.

Over the preceding two years, he had watched Europe’s great powers isolate Austria in the latest crisis involving the Ottoman. Prince metternich set out many different small fires of liberalising revolutions. The system depended upon political and religious censorship, and the suppression of revolutionary and nationalist.

The frequent diets held in the early years were occupied with war subsidies and little else. After they ceased to be summoned. In the latter years of Francis I, Metternich’s iron policy of “stability” was paramount in Hungary, and the forces of reactionary absolutism were completely dominant.

Klemens Wenzel von Metternich. Diplomat, Politician, Royalty (May — Jun) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Primarily, Metternich did not want Napoleon to be defeated only for Russia to emerge as the next hegemon which would similarly threaten the Habsburg Empire’s relative power (“Revolt of Europe”).

Additionally, Metternich was uncertain of “the kind of war [Russia] would wage” (Kissinger 25). At the time, the Congress of Vienna was considered a big success by the signatories. It had achieved its main aim, to re-create a balance of power in Europe pre-Napoleon.

Friedrich von Gentz, Prince Metternich’s secretary of state, summarized: “The task of this Congress was difficult and complicated. Translator. Translate texts with the world's best machine translation technology, developed by the creators of Linguee.

Linguee. Look up words and phrases in comprehensive, reliable bilingual dictionaries and search through billions of online translations. The 'coachman of Europe,' as he was called by those who respected his far-flung power, dominated the first half of the century, like Prince Otto von Bismarck dominated the second half.

In the role of Foreign Minister, Metternich was almost single handedly responsible for the redrawing of the European and imperial maps in order to create the. Metternich remained the longest in the leading position of “coachman of Europe”.

Nothing better characterizes the great statesman than what he repeatedly said, proud and aristocratic as always, to Baron A. von Hubner a few weeks before his death: “I was a rock of order” (un rocher d’ordre). Metternich: The First European England, (Thistle); USA, (Viking) Translation, German, (Benziger Verlag) For a third of a century, from untilthe Austrian Empire was the strongest state in Europe: not only the Habsburg territories but German and Italy were ruled from Vienna.

For more than 20 years, Metternich was known as ‘the coachman of Europe', because of his ability to elicit agreement from Russia and Prussia especially, but also the British and French. He dealt with all the great figures of Europe from Wellington. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page.

The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series. Metternich remained the longest in the leading position of "coachman of Europe".

Nothing better characterizes the great statesman than what he repeatedly said, proud and aristocratic as always, to Baron A. von Hübner a few weeks before his death: "I was a rock of order" (un rocher d'ordre).

f Princess Ilermine, Metternich's daughter, who still survives. THE EXISTENCE OF SECTS IN CENTRAL EUROPE. Metternich to Lebzeltern at Petersburg, Florence, J The progress of sects which are beginning to threaten the peace of many countries, especially in Central Europe, is an object worthy to occupy the attention of Cabinets.

Prince Klemens von Metternich made claim that guided at Vienna by the principle of legitimacy. He was the leader of the congress of the Austrian foreign minister ( Asked in French. studied nineteenth ­century European history should read the following book (or it s equivalent) in its entirety, for background, as soon as possible: Winks, Robin W.

and Joan Neuberger. Europe and the Making of Modernity, ­ Readings on Library Reserve: Winks, Robin W. (ed.). Clemens Metternich, Wilhelmine von Sagan: Ein Briefwechsel, / Hrsg.

von Maria Ullrichova ; Geleitwort von Arthur Breycha-Vauthier. [Illustriert] Metternich. Metternich died in Vienna two years later on 11 Juneaged He was the last great figure of his generation; almost everyone of note in Vienna came to pay tribute at his funeral but in the foreign press his death went virtually unnoticed.

Of course 'the coachman of Europe' is the topic of much historical discourse. Heinrich von Srbik, " The Champion of Historical Order, " in Schwarz, ed., Metternich, the " Coachman of Europe ": Statesman or Evil Genius?, 15, Lack of Unity Among Disaffected Classes The Author: Sheldon Anderson.

Europe Central is another monstrous book from Vollmann; monstrous in size, content, language, implications, critique of humanity, world-historical analysis. Lets get something out of the way at the outset: This book is a masterpiece (horrifying, painfully beautiful, profound); if youre a writer you wish you could have written this; and no one /5().

between and central Europe was dominated by a single personality, Prince Klemens von Metternich, the actual political leader of Austria.

The 'coachman of Europe,' as he was called by those who respected his far-flung power, dominated the first half of the century, like Prince Otto von Bismarck dominated the second half. During a period of comparative tranquillity from on to the Revolutions ofwhich caused his overthrow, Mettemich as "coachman of Europe" holds the reins in an iron grasp.

14 DAY USE RETURN TO DESK FROM WHICH BORROWED LOAN DEPT. This book is due on the last date stamped below, or on the date to which renewed. Learn revolution isms with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of revolution isms flashcards on Quizlet. And the architect of this new conservative order in the wake of the Congress of Vienna was Klemens Von Metternich, the coachman of Europe we've seen in the wake of the congress of Vienna, Metternich presided over a concert of nations and the goal here was a balance of power, keeping any one nation state in Europe from gaining too much power.

(shelved 3 times as modern-europe) avg rating —ratings — published The Congress of Vienna. This essay is about the effects of the French Revolution on Europe, the Congress of Vienna, and its goals.

It will tell about the role of Nationalism, Liberalism, and conservatism in this time period. Also it will tell of the European's revolutions between and /5(9). The questions. 1 Which Austrian statesman was the "coachman of Europe"? 2 Herleva of Falaise was which king's mother?

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