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Kaiser Wilhelm II : Germany's last emperor

Author: John Van der Kiste
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a wide range of contemporary sources, this biography examines the complex personality of Germany's last emperor. Born in 1859, the eldest grandchild of Queen Victoria, Prince Wilhelm was torn between two cultures - that of the Prussian Junker and that of the English liberal gentleman.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Van der Kiste, John.
Kaiser Wilhelm II : Germany's Last Emperor.
Stroud : The History Press, ©2013
Named Person: William, German Emperor; William, German Emperor
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Van der Kiste
ISBN: 9780752499284 0752499289
OCLC Number: 856868817
Description: 1 online resource (412 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1. The Young Prince; 2. Marriage and Responsibility; 3. The Young Kaiser; 4. 'A Great Ruler and a Sensible Man?'; 5. The Quill and the Sword; 6. The Approaching Storm; 7. The Kaiser at War; 8. The Squire of Doorn; Genealogical Tables; Notes; Bibliography.
Responsibility: John van der Kiste.

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