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The American Register, or General Repository of History, Politics and Science Volume 6 (Paperback) Loot Price: R622
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The American Register, or General Repository of History, Politics and Science Volume 6 (Paperback): Charles Brockden Brown
The American Register, or General Repository of History, Politics and Science Volume 6 (Paperback): Charles Brockden Brown

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The American Register, or General Repository of History, Politics and Science Volume 6 (Paperback)

Charles Brockden Brown

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 Excerpt: ...while foreign armies, it matters not under what pretence, are allowed to hold the monarchy in a state of perpetual siege; it cannot subsist while the political and military relations of the States which surround Austria, are of such a quality, that it needs only a single order, a hint from a foreign country, to spread over the whole Austrian frontier the apprehension of hostile incursion; and while seriously intended, or merely illusive movements, oronly the threatening proximity of a numerous army, ready to strike, compel the adoption of extraordinary means of defence, and costly armaments. " The security of the Austrian Monarchy cannot, therefore, be sought in an insulated state. It cannot be conceived as separate from the state of adjoining countries, and from the general condition and constitution of the collected system of European state policy. Austria can find a perfect guarantee of her independence, only in that degree of independence in the powers which surround her, which the claim of universal dominion, from whatever quarter it proceeds, would render impossible. Austria cannot and ought not to look with careless indifference upon the state of those powers, more especially Germany and Italy. Her interest is too closely, too indissolubly interwoven with the interest of those countries. The central position of her monarchy causes her to come too frequently in contact with those states: and the station, she has held for centuries, and the share she has taken in all great European concerns has connected her too intimately with the whole body politic, to permit her, without sustaining a mortal wound, to be torn from it. " His'imperial majesty's wishes and sentiments are in perfect harmony with the unalterably prescribed interests of his domin...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Charles Brockden Brown
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 222
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-31726-8
Barcode: 9781130317268
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LSN: 1-130-31726-9

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