Wilhelm II 3 Volume Paperback Set (Blandet mediaprodukt)

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Innbinding: Blandet mediaprodukt
Utgivelsesår: 2017
Antall sider: 3884
Forlag: Cambridge University Press
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781316505106
Omtale Wilhelm II 3 Volume Paperback Set
Kaiser Wilhelm II (1859-1941) ruled Imperial Germany from his accession in 1888 to his enforced abdication in 1918 at the end of the First World War. These three acclaimed books provide the most detailed account ever written of his reign. In Volume 1, on the Kaiser's early life, John Roehl charts the bitter conflict between the handicapped prince and his liberal parents, and the utter failure of attempts to turn the young prince into a liberal Anglophile. Volume 2 shows how Wilhelm's thirst for glory, his overweening nationalism and militarism, and his passion for the navy provided the impetus for a breathtaking long-term goal: the transformation of the German Reich into the foremost power in the world. The final volume examines the mounting tensions caused by the Kaiser's policies at home and abroad, and reveals his central role in the origins of the First World War.

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