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The Siege of Strasbourg

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HARDCOVER

$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674728868

Publication Date: 04/08/2014

Text

320 pages

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

14 halftones, 3 maps

World

  • Note to the Reader
  • Maps
    • Alsace and the Franco–Prussian War
    • Besieged Strasbourg
    • Strasbourg’s Grande Île
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Grey Areas
  • 2. Insiders and Outsiders
  • 3. Every Twenty Seconds
  • 4. Victims in the Eye of the Beholder
  • 5. Carrying On
  • 6. A Fraternal Hand
  • 7. Heroic Measures
  • 8. Strassburg
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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