Life and Times of Stein, or Germany and Prussia in the Napoleonic Age (Classic Reprint)

Life and Times of Stein, or Germany and Prussia in the Napoleonic Age (Classic Reprint)

by John Robert Seeley
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Excerpt from Life and Times of Stein, or Germany and Prussia in the Napoleonic Age

How did Stein fall? 248. Delay in his expulsion and prescription, 249. Clamour of the Berlin Opposition, 250. Napoleon to Soult on September 10th, 251. Secret aiticle in the Treaty directed against Stein, 251. Mistake in it, 252. French threats, 253. Cause of Napoleon's hesitation,

…  See more details below

Overview

Excerpt from Life and Times of Stein, or Germany and Prussia in the Napoleonic Age

How did Stein fall? 248. Delay in his expulsion and prescription, 249. Clamour of the Berlin Opposition, 250. Napoleon to Soult on September 10th, 251. Secret aiticle in the Treaty directed against Stein, 251. Mistake in it, 252. French threats, 253. Cause of Napoleon's hesitation, 254. The Czar's interest in the matter, 255. The King unwilling to part with Stein, 256. N apo leon embarrassed by the Spanish difficulty, 257. Stein charged with clinging to office, 258. The charge unfounded, 259. The Czar's advice, 260. Stein proposes to enter the Council of State, 261. The King gradually sundered from Stein, 262. A proposed Procla mation on Reform, 263. The King refuses to sign it, 264. Stein asks for his dismissal, 264. Napoleon's probable feeling about Stein, 265. The Third Bulletin, 266. Conduct of the French at Berlin, 267. Petition in favour of Stein, 267. Wittgenstein in trouble, 268. The Countess Voss, 269. Persecution of Schleiermacher, Wolf and Schmalz, 270. The question of Stein's successors, 271. The Gene ral Conference, 272. Stein's functions to be divided between two Ministers, 273. Scho'n and Count Dohna, 274. Character and views of Voss, 275. The King consults Hardenberg, 276. Alten stein to be Finance Minister, 277. Ministry of Dohna, Altenstein and Beyme, 278. Scharnhorst remains, 279. Complete failure of the new Ministry, 279. Shall the King return to Berlin? 280. Stein attacks Kockeritz, 281. Attacks the receptions of the Countess Voss, 282. Decides against the visit to St Petersburg, 283. Stein's resignation; Royal Assent to the Administrative Reform.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781331985440
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/26/2015
Pages:
598
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.21(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >