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The Rise of Prussia, 1700-1830

Author: Philip G Dwyer
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2000.
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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: Electronic books
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rise of Prussia, 1700-1830
(DLC) 00057560
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip G Dwyer
ISBN: 9781317887027 1317887026
OCLC Number: 870272586
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 321 pages) : illustrations
Contents: List of Maps and Tables List of Prussian Rulers Preface About the Contributors Introduction: The rise of Prussia 1. Prussia in history and historiography from the eighteenth to the nineteenth century, Stefan Berger Part One: 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 Part Two: The Rural and Urban Environment 5. The transformation of the rural economy in East Elbian Prussia, 1750-1830 6. The development of the Prussian town, 1720-1815, Karin Friedrich Part Three: 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 Part Four: Prussia, The French Revolution 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 Suggestions for further reading, A note on further research possibilities, Index
Responsibility: edited by Philip G. Dwyer.


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