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Letters of the Empress Frederick,

Author: Victoria, Empress consort of Frederick III German Emperor; Frederick Edward Grey Ponsonby, Sir
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1928.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The main purpose of this volume of letters of the Empress Frederick has been to allow the Empress's own words to provide the answer to those cruel and slanderous accusations from which her memory has suffered. For this reason the running commentary necessary to enable the reader to understand the letters has been reduce to the minimum ... The letters speak for themselves. They represent a regular weekly, almost  Read more...
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Named Person: Victoria, Empress consort of Frederick III German Emperor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria, Empress consort of Frederick III German Emperor; Frederick Edward Grey Ponsonby, Sir
OCLC Number: 1888747
Notes: "First edition October 1928; reprinted ... December 1928."
Description: xxiii, 492, [1] pages frontispiece, portraits 23 cm
Contents: Birth, education, and marriage --
Early years in Prussia --
The Austrian War --
The Franco-Prussian War --
Bismark and Russia, 1871-1878 --
The Crown Princess and her family --
Foreign affairs, 1878-1886 --
Prince Alexander of Battenberg --
The illness of the Crown Prince Frederick --
San Remo --
The reign of Emperor Frederick --
The Emperor William II --
The war diary of Emperor Frederick --
The Emperor William's visit to England, 1889 --
The fall of Prince Bismark --
Caprivi's chancellorship --
Closing years.
Responsibility: edited by the Right Honourable Sir Frederick Ponsonby ...

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"The main purpose of this volume of letters of the Empress Frederick has been to allow the Empress's own words to provide the answer to those cruel and slanderous accusations from which her memory has suffered. For this reason the running commentary necessary to enable the reader to understand the letters has been reduce to the minimum ... The letters speak for themselves. They represent a regular weekly, almost daily, correspondence, characterised by the same dutiful tone on the part of the Empress and the same affectionate wisdom from Queen Victoria"--Preface.

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