Bismarck and International Relations 1871–90

  • Stuart Miller
Part of the Palgrave Master Series book series (PAMAS)


In view of his activities between 1871 and 1890 it is not surprising that this period of diplomacy is frequently named after Bismarck. Through wars as an aspect of calculated diplomacy, he had built Germany; now he resorted to diplomacy to avoid international wars which would disturb the consolidation of the new state. He announced: ‘We have no further demands to make … We have enough annexed populations’.


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Further reading

  1. Langer, W.L., European Alliances and Alignments (American Book Supply Co., 1943).Google Scholar
  2. Medlicott, W.N., The Congress of Berlin and After (Methuen, 1938).Google Scholar
  3. Taylor, A.J.P., The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848–1918 (Oxford, 1954).Google Scholar
  4. Waller, B., Bismarck at the Crossroads (Athlone Press, 1974).Google Scholar

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