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1st Edition

Frederick the Great

ISBN 9780582017696
Published September 28, 1999 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

Since its publication in 1983, Theodor Schieder's study has been recognised as the most distinguished modern study of Prussia's most famous King and a leading figure of the eighteenth century. This abbreviated translation provides the first comprehensive scholarly treatment in English published since 1975.

Table of Contents

Author's Preface
Preface to the English Edition
List of Maps
1. Frederick's Youth - the International Situation and Personal Destiny
2. The King and his Prussia
3. The Anti-Machiavel and Machiavellianism
4. Prussia and Austria
5. Russia: a Dangerous Neighbour
6. Prussia and the Holy Roman Empire: from the Imperial Ban to the League of Princes
7. The Frederician State: Theory and Practice
8. Soldier King
9. Philosopher King

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