Peace Was Made Here

Peace Was Made Here : The Treaties of Utrecht, Rastatt and Baden 1713-1714

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The Treaty of Utrecht does not exist, at least not in the form of a single document bearing the signatures and seals of all parties. Instead it comprises a series of treaties, concluded in 1713 and in subsequent years, and not just in Utrecht but also in the South-German town of Rastatt, in Swiss Baden, and in Madrid. These treaties represent a turning point in world history. They not only put an end to a long series of wars that left much of Europe in ruins, but also to conflicts involving overseas colonies. A European exhibition is highlighting this historical event; first in Utrecht and then, in adapted form, in Madrid, Rastatt and Baden. In this book, scholars from the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Great Britain and the United States describe and explain well-known and especially less-known aspects of war and peace. The catalogue section provides explanatory notes to the main items displayed in the exhibitions.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 220 x 280 x 14mm | 919.99g
  • Michael Imhof Verlag
  • English
  • 3865689051
  • 9783865689054

About Renger de Bruin

Professor Dr. Renger de Bruin is Curator for Urban History at the Centraal Museum of Utrecht and prepared the exhibition about "The treaties of Utrecht, Rastatt and Baden."
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