Kaiser Wilhelm II / Edition 1

Kaiser Wilhelm II / Edition 1

by Christopher (St Catherine'S College, University O Clark
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0582245591

ISBN-13: 9780582245594

Pub. Date: 09/11/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Kaiser Wilhelm II is one of the key figures in the history of twentieth-century Europe: King of Prussia and German Emperor from 1888 to the collapse of Germany in 1918 and a crucial player in the events that led to the outbreak of World War I. Following Kaiser Wilhelm's political career from his youth at the Hohenzollern court through the turbulent peacetime

Overview

Kaiser Wilhelm II is one of the key figures in the history of twentieth-century Europe: King of Prussia and German Emperor from 1888 to the collapse of Germany in 1918 and a crucial player in the events that led to the outbreak of World War I. Following Kaiser Wilhelm's political career from his youth at the Hohenzollern court through the turbulent peacetime decades of the Wilhelmine era into global war and exile, the book presents a new interpretation of this controversial monarch and assesses the impact on Germany of his forty-year reign.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582245594
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/11/2000
Series:
Profiles In Power Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.11(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

1. Childhood and youth 2. Taking Power 3. Going it alone 4. Domestic politics from Bulow to Bethmann 5. Wilhelm II and foreign policy, 1888-1911 6. Power and publicity 7. From crisis to war: 1909-1914 8. War, exile, death: 1914-1941 9. Conclusion

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