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The rise of Brandenburg-Prussia

Author: Margaret Shennan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.
Series: Lancaster pamphlets.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The transformation of an insignificant north German state to the status of a major European power is an epic theme. In this pamphlet Margaret Shennan surveys the rise of Prussia from the early seventeenth century to 1740, highlighting and evaluating the role of its rulers, in particular of Frederick William I, the Great Elector, and his two successors.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Friedrich Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg; Friedrich Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg; Friedrich Wilhelm, Elector of Brandenburg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Shennan
ISBN: 0415129389 9780415129381
OCLC Number: 32133810
Description: xvi, 75 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Lancaster pamphlets.
Responsibility: Margaret Shennan.
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Surveys the rise of Prussia from the early 17th century to 1740, highlighting and evaluating the role of its rulers and their idiosyncracies. The author also discusses international and domestic  Read more...

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..."this is a readable, worthwhile book that will well serve its purpose in introducing students to Prussian history."-"German Studies Review

 
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