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By Richard Whatmore

As Britain and France grew to become extra strong throughout the eighteenth century, small states corresponding to Geneva may well now not stand militarily opposed to those advertisement monarchies. in addition, many Genevans felt that they have been being drawn right into a corrupt advertisement global ruled by way of amoral aristocrats devoted to the unprincipled pursuit of wealth. during this publication Richard Whatmore offers an highbrow background of republicans who strove to make sure Geneva’s survival as an self reliant kingdom. Whatmore exhibits how the Genevan republicans grappled with the tips of Rousseau, Voltaire, Bentham, and others in trying to make glossy Europe secure for small states, through vanquishing the threats provided through conflict and via empire. The Genevan try to moralize the economic international, and align nationwide self-interest with perpetual peace and the abandonment of empire, had implications for the French Revolution, the British Empire, and the id of recent Europe.

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