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ERC Securing Europe, Fighting its enemies, 1815-1914

Research

The Central Commission for Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR) and the making of a European Security Culture

By dr. Joep Schenk – In historiography, nineteenth-century Europe is generally seen as a place shaped by power politics and bellicose nationalism. Rarely has the nineteenth century been perceived as a period in which common principles were enunciated and nation states established solid international bodies in order to cooperate in pursuit of limited, manageable ends. Operational to this…

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