Uncrowned Emperor: The Life and Times of Otto von Habsburg


Biography, by leading expert on Austria and the Hapsburgs, of the longest-serving public figure in the world: head of the Hapsburgs since 1922 and still alive!

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Biography, by leading expert on Austria and the Hapsburgs, of the longest-serving public figure in the world: head of the Hapsburgs since 1922 and still alive!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781852855499
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Publication date: 4/10/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 844,310
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Gordon Brook-Shepherd, now deceased, was the author of many books on Austrian history, including The Anschluss and Dollfuss. His distinguished career as a journalist included being deputy editor of the Sunday Telegraph.

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Table of Contents



1. A Shaky Inheritance

2. The Perfect Match

3. Collape: A Child's Eye View

4. Exile at Home: Eckartsau

5. Swiss Dramas

6.. 'Your Majesty'

7. The Conundrum of the Crown

8. Meltdown in Vienna

9. Fatal Encounter

10. Takeover by Telephone

11. Hoecoming

12. New Horizons

13. Across the Water

14. Dropping Anchor

15. Mr Europe

16. Balance Sheet

17. Royal Endgame




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