Wilhelm II: Volume 2, Emperor and Exile, 1900-1941

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A timeless classic and award-winning work on the history of race relations in early America.

"[A] rare thing: an original contribution to an important subject. In helping us understand today's racial crisis, Jordan has ideally fulfilled the historian's function of investigating the past in order to enlighten the present."—The judges for the 1969 National Book Award for History and Biography
"A massive and learned work that stands as the most informed and impressive pronouncement...

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Overview

A timeless classic and award-winning work on the history of race relations in early America.

"[A] rare thing: an original contribution to an important subject. In helping us understand today's racial crisis, Jordan has ideally fulfilled the historian's function of investigating the past in order to enlighten the present."—The judges for the 1969 National Book Award for History and Biography
"A massive and learned work that stands as the most informed and impressive pronouncement on the subject yet made."—C. Vann Woodward, New York Times Book Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807857199
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2009
  • Series: H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 518
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Lamar Cecil is author of four books on imperial Germany, including Wilhelm II: Prince and Emperor, 1859-1900 (UNC Press, 1989), which won the 1991 Book Prize of the German Studies Association. He is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of History at Washington and Lee University.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 The Man at Mid-Passage 1
2 A Medici on the Spree 25
3 Reason and Religion 50
4 L'Allemagne, c'est l'Ennemi 74
5 The Eulenburg Roundtable 98
6 The Daily Telegraph Dynamite Bomb 123
7 Bethmann and the British 146
8 Old Allies and Future Opponents 169
9 So Many Enemies: Germany at War 193
10 War without Victory 213
11 Only a Shadow: Wilhelm and His Generals 232
12 Michaelis and Hertling: The Scared Rabbit and the Worn-out Professor 252
13 November 1918: The Great Liquidation 274
14 In Exile: I Bide My Time 296
15 Hohenzollerns and Nazis: The Path to the Palace 317
16 The Kingdom of Damp 337
Notes 357
Bibliography 455
Index 489
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