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The Rise of Prussia, 1700-1830

Author: Philip G Dwyer
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the rise of Prussia between 1700 and 1830, this text goes beyond the concerns of the Prussian elite and explains it in relation to Prussian society as a whole. Political analysis is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip G Dwyer
ISBN: 0582292689 9780582292680 0582292697 9780582292697
OCLC Number: 44550550
Description: xiv, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The rise of Prussia / Philip G. Dwyer --
1. Prussia in history and historiography from the eighteenth to the nineteenth century / Stefan Berger --
Pt. 1. Politics, Religion and Society --
2. Frederick William I and the beginnings of Prussian absolutism, 1713-1740 / Rodney Gothelf --
3. Piety, politics and society: Pietism in eighteenth-century Prussia / Christopher Clark --
4. Prussia and the Enlightenment / Johan van der Zande --
Pt. 2. The Rural and Urban Environment --
5. The transformation of the rural economy in East Elbian Prussia, 1750-1830 / Edgar Melton --
6. The development of the Prussian town, 1720-1815 / Karin Friedrich --
Pt. 3. The State and the Army --
7. Prussia's emergence as a European great power, 1740-1763 / H. M. Scott --
8. 1763-1786: The Second Reign of Frederick the Great? / H. M. Scott --
9. The Prussian military state, 1763-1806 / Hagen Schulze --
10. Prussia's army: continuity and change, 1713-1830 / Dennis Showalter --
Pt. 4. Prussia, the French Revolution and Napoleon --
11. Prussia during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1786-1815 / Philip G. Dwyer --
12. The Prussian Reform Movement and the rise of enlightened nationalism / Matthew Levinger.
Responsibility: edited by Philip G. Dwyer.

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