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Iron Kingdom

The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674031968

Publication Date: 02/28/2009

Academic Trade

800 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

61 halftones, 13 maps

Belknap Press

United States and its dependencies only

  • List of Illustrations and Maps
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Hohenzollerns of Brandenburg
  • 2. Devastation
  • 3. An Extraordinary Light in Germany
  • 4. Majesty
  • 5. Protestants
  • 6. Powers in the Land
  • 7. Struggle for Mastery
  • 8. Dare to Know!
  • 9. Hubris and Nemesis: 1789–1806
  • 10. The World the Bureaucrats Made
  • 11. A Time of Iron
  • 12. God’s March through History
  • 13. Escalation
  • 14. Splendour and Misery of the Prussian Revolution
  • 15. Four Wars
  • 16. Merged into Germany
  • 17. Endings
  • Notes
  • Index

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