Die Ruckkehr der

Die Ruckkehr der "Grossen Manner": Staatsmanner im Krieg. Ein deutsch-britischer Vergleich 1740-1945

by Karina Urbach
     
 

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In this volume eminent historians compare German and British statesmen in war, from the Seven Years' War to World War II. The subjects of the biographical essays range from Frederick the Great and William Pitt the Elder, William Pitt the Younger and Joseph II, William Gladstone and Bismarck, David George and Wilhelm II, as well as Churchill and Hitler. Differences

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In this volume eminent historians compare German and British statesmen in war, from the Seven Years' War to World War II. The subjects of the biographical essays range from Frederick the Great and William Pitt the Elder, William Pitt the Younger and Joseph II, William Gladstone and Bismarck, David George and Wilhelm II, as well as Churchill and Hitler. Differences and similarities in the conduct of warfare and references to the present-day political situation are impressively presented. This collection thus provides important results to stimulate further research.

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"Der (leider etwas kostspielige) Sammelband bringt manches Neue und sollte, auch wegen seiner sehr anregenden deutsch-britischen vergleichenden Perspektive, in der Fülle gerade der biographisch orientierten Neuerscheinungen nicht übersehen werden."Hans-Christof Kraus in:Das Historisch-Politische Buch 6/2010

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110232950
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
09/29/2010
Series:
Prinz-Albert-Studien Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
342 KB

Meet the Author

Karina Urbach, Institute of Historical Research, Universität London; Brendan Simms, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge

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