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The Resource Frederick the Great : King of Prussia, Tim Blanning

Frederick the Great : King of Prussia, Tim Blanning

Label
Frederick the Great : King of Prussia
Title
Frederick the Great
Title remainder
King of Prussia
Statement of responsibility
Tim Blanning
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of the contradictory ruler who helped elevate Prussia to a first-rate power in the eighteenth century explores such topics as his military accomplishments, his long relationship with Voltaire, and his embrace of Enlightenment philosophies
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blanning, T. C. W
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frederick
  • Frederick
  • Frederick
  • Seven Years' War, 1756-1763
  • Enlightenment
  • Social change
  • Prussia (Germany)
  • Prussia (Germany)
  • Prussia (Germany)
Label
Frederick the Great : King of Prussia, Tim Blanning
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in the UK by Allen Lane"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [505]-621) and index
Contents
Part I: The sufferings and greatness of Frederick. The inheritance ; The breaking of Frederick ; The making of Frederick ; The making of Frederick (part two) ; The masterful servant of the state ; Culture -- Part II: War and peace. Peace and war, 1745-1756 ; The Seven Years War : the first three campaigns ; The Seven Years War : disaster and survival ; The Seven Years War : why Frederick won ; A long peace, a short war and double diplomacy -- Part III: On the home front. Public and nation ; Light and dark on the home front ; Country and town ; At court and at home -- Conclusion: Death and transfiguration
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxvii, 653 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400068128
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015030616
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map, portraits, genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)918986371
  • (OCoLC)ocn918986371
  • 761952
Label
Frederick the Great : King of Prussia, Tim Blanning
Publication
Note
"Originally published in the UK by Allen Lane"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [505]-621) and index
Contents
Part I: The sufferings and greatness of Frederick. The inheritance ; The breaking of Frederick ; The making of Frederick ; The making of Frederick (part two) ; The masterful servant of the state ; Culture -- Part II: War and peace. Peace and war, 1745-1756 ; The Seven Years War : the first three campaigns ; The Seven Years War : disaster and survival ; The Seven Years War : why Frederick won ; A long peace, a short war and double diplomacy -- Part III: On the home front. Public and nation ; Light and dark on the home front ; Country and town ; At court and at home -- Conclusion: Death and transfiguration
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxvii, 653 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400068128
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2015030616
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map, portraits, genealogical table
System control number
  • (OCoLC)918986371
  • (OCoLC)ocn918986371
  • 761952

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