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Bismarck, 2nd Edition

Bismarck, 2nd Edition

Bruce Waller

ISBN: 978-0-631-20327-8 January 1991 Wiley-Blackwell 140 Pages


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Analysis of Bismarck's personality and his role in modern European politics and includes a chapter on Bismarck and German 'reunification1'.
1. Birth, School and Early Years, 1815-1847.

2. Realpolitik.

3. Bismarck and German Unification.

4. Bismarck, the Nation and the Constitution.

5. Imperial Foreign Policy.

6. Bismarck, the Catholics and the Workers: the Limits of Power.

7. The Social and Economic Interpretation of German History.

8. Bismarck, Militarism and the Military.

9. Bismarck: the Chancellor at Home in the Seventies and Eighties.

10. Assessment References and Further Reading.


* Provides up-to-date assessment of one of the key figures in modern European history.
* Includes new chapters on Bismarck and militarism, and on Bismarck as chancellor.
* Substantially expanded throughout to take account of recent historiography.