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By Maartje Abbenhuis

An Age of Neutrals offers a pioneering heritage of neutrality in Europe and the broader global among the Congress of Vienna and the outbreak of the 1st global warfare. The 'long' 19th century (1815–1914) was once an period of unheard of industrialization, imperialism and globalization; one that witnessed Europe's monetary and political hegemony the world over. Dr Maartje Abbenhuis explores the ways that neutrality bolstered those interconnected advancements. She argues passive perception of neutrality has up to now avoided historians from realizing the excessive regard with which neutrality, as a device of international relations and statecraft and as a favored excellent with various purposes, used to be held. This compelling new background exposes neutrality as a colourful and crucial a part of the nineteenth-century foreign process; a strong device utilized by nice and small powers to unravel disputes, stabilize diplomacy and advertise various pursuits inside of and outdoors the continent.

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