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Frederick the Great

1st Edition

By Theodor Schieder, H.R. Scott, Sabina Krause

Routledge

304 pages

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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

Introduction

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

Afterword

Maps

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS037000
HISTORY / World