The Works of Voltaire: A Contemporary Version [History of the War of 1741] - Vol. 33

The Works of Voltaire: A Contemporary Version [History of the War of 1741] - Vol. 33

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The Works of Voltaire: A Contemporary Version [History of the War of 1741] - Vol. 33

The Works of Voltaire: A Contemporary Version [History of the War of 1741] - Vol. 33

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CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. STATE OF EUROPE PRIOR TO THE WAR 5

II. DEATH OF CHARLES VI 37

III. THE ELECTOR OF BAVARIA MADE EMPEROR 47

IV. THE NEW EMPEROR'S MISFORTUNES 63

V. EUROPE DURING THE WAR 94

VI. THE BATTLE OF DETTINGEN 124

VII. TROUBLES OF CHARLES VII 142

VIII. THE PRINCE OF CONTI FORCES THE PASSAGE OF THE ALPS 161

IX. LOUIS XV. VICTORIOUS IN FLANDERS 167

X. THE PRINCE OF CONTI WINS IN ITALY 184

XI. THE SIEGE OF FREIBURG 194

XII. THE KING OF POLAND JOINS MARIA THERESA 198

XIII. DEATH OF CHARLES VII 204

XIV. SIEGE OF TOURNAY; BATTLE OF FONTENOY 219

SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES TO " ANNALS OF THE EMPIRE," 1632-1687

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