The changing balance of power: Germany 1849-59

This revision podcast considers the reasons for the changing balance of power between Austria and Prussia following the revolutions of 1848-9.  Beginning with the Erfurt Union and the subsequent Declaration of Olmutz, the podcast goes on to consider the impact of key international events including the Crimean War and Austria’s war against Italy.  It also assesses the impact of events in the German States themselves, paying particular attention to Austria’s failed attempt to join the Zollverein and the effect of Prussia’s economic boom.

          

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2 Responses to The changing balance of power: Germany 1849-59

  1. John Smith says:

    Transcript?

    • Mr Allsop says:

      Hi John,
      Thank you for your message. Publishing transcripts is a good idea, although I’ll need to write them up first since many of the podcasts are done from notes rather than a formal script. I’ll look into doing this later this year.

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