1648—The Treaty of Westphalia
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Turning Points in Modern History
Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The Thirty Years War involved some million soldiers and mass civilian casualties. Explore the significance of the Peace of Westphalia, the settlement that ended the war in 1648—a vital turning point that still shapes how international politics are handled.