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The Administrative Reforms of Frederick William I of Prussia

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ISBN 9780674330269

Publication Date: 01/01/1953

250 pages

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For the first time in English, here is a full-length account of the emergence of a public administration in Brandenburg-Prussia. It particularly stresses the climactic achievements of Frederick William I (1713–1740) in reforming administrative institutions and in creating an administrative organization and a bureaucracy in Prussia which were to remain basically unchanged until the nineteenth century.

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