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Bismarck and his times

  • 184 Pages
  • 4.15 MB
  • English
Southern Illinois University Press , Carbondale
Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898, Statesmen -- Germany -- Biography, Germany -- Politics and government -- 19th ce



StatementGeorge O. Kent.
LC ClassificationsDD218 .K36
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 184 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4716154M
ISBN 100809308584, 0809308592
LC Control Number78002547

A difficult Bismarck and his times book to read with slightly odd sentence construction making smooth reading awkward times and there are too many quotes from letters wnich causes you to loose the thread of the book at times.

In spite of these negatives I learnt a lot about Bismark and his times, the start of the Nazis and the reasons for the anti-Jewish by: Bismarck's political machinations, particularly his willingness to explore the possibilities of a coup d'état, are more fully discussed here than in any other book.

Bismarck and his times book Excerpt This book presents a short account of Otto von Bismarck's life and policies against the background of nineteenth-century Germany is and based on the literature that has.

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Bismarck and His Times book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A new account of the life and policies of the first German ch /5. : Bismarck and His Times () by Kent PhD, Professor George O.

and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(9). George O. Kent's book Bismarck And His Times details the path taken by Prussia that gradually led that nation to unification with other German states under Prime Minister and later Chancellor Otto von Bismarck.

That path, however, did not lead the unified Germany towards political maturity, and led to its defeat in two world wars, notoriety for 5/5(1). Bismarck and His Times by George O. Kent and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   In the summer ofOtto von Bismarck was appointed minister-president of Prussia.

His highest previous rank had been ambassador to Russia. He had never held an administrative position. Bismarck and his times. [George O Kent] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: George O Kent.

Find more information about: ISBN: # F\u00FCrst von Otto Bismarck\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Bismarck was born in at Schönhausen, a noble family estate west of Berlin in the Prussian province of father, Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand von Bismarck (–), was a Junker estate owner and a former Prussian military officer; his mother, Wilhelmine Luise Mencken (–), was the well educated daughter of a senior government official in en: Marie, Herbert, Wilhelm.

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A new account of the life and policies of the first German chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, this concise historical-biography reflects, for the first time in English, Free shipping over $/5(1).

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This riveting, New York Times bestselling biography illuminates the life of Otto von Bismarck, the statesman who unified Germany but who also embodied everything brutal and ruthless about Prussian culture. Jonathan Steinberg draws heavily on contemporary writings, allowing Bismarck's friends and foes to tell the story.

What rises from these pages is a complex giant of a man: a /5(28). Bismarck, North Dakota's source for local news and information. I enjoyed the book, although it was, in my opinion, light on the the great achievements of Bismarck in foreign policy.

Bismarck was a truly monumental historical figure who dominated his era, both domestically and internationally.

Steinberg, while writing a strong book in many respects, betrays his anti-Bismarck bias throughout/5. Bismarck was the first of two Bismarck-class battleships built for Nazi Germany's after Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, the ship was laid down at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg in July and launched in February Work was completed in Augustwhen she was commissioned into the German fleet.

Bismarck and her sister ship Tirpitz were the largest battleships Aircraft carried: 4 × Arado Ar floatplanes. Buy Bismarck and His Times 1 by Kent, George O.

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Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, ©   “Kissinger the Negotiator,” by James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns and Robert H. Mnookin, presents diplomacy as the art of influencing friends and adversaries. His use of letters really gives you a good portrait of the man, and there are a lot of political machinations that Bismarck was involved in that we only know about today because he wrote about them in letters to one of his friends or colleagues (the trouble with Napoleon III over Luxembourg sometime on the s, for instance).

Otto von Bismarck (bĬz´märk, Ger. ô´tō fən bĬs´märk), –98, German statesman, known as the Iron Chancellor.

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Early Life and Career Born of an old Brandenburg Junker family, he studied at Göttingen and Berlin, and after holding minor judicial and administrative offices he was elected () to the Prussian Landtag [parliament]. O tto von Bismarck became minister-president of Prussia in September His appointment was a desperate roll of the dice by King Wilhelm I.

BERLIN — The Post has now published a detailed account of Prince Bismarck’s interview with the representative of the Russian journal the Novoe Vremya. It was on a personal subject that the ex-Chancellor expressed himself with the greatest bitterness, on the subject of. The awesome figure of Otto von Bismarck, the 'Iron Chancellor', dominated Europe in the late 19th century.

His legendary political genius and ruthless will engineered Prussia's stunning defeat of the Austrian Empire and, inled to his most dazzling achievement - the defeat of France and the unification of this highly acclaimed biography, first published inEdward 1/5(2).

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is a black-and-white CinemaScope British war film based on the book The Last Nine Days of the Bismarck by C. stars Kenneth More and Dana Wynter and was directed by Lewis Gilbert.

To date, it is the only film made that deals directly with the operations, chase and sinking of the battleship Bismarck by the Royal Navy during the Second World by: Clifton Parker.

by Chidem Kurdas A man described as both great and evil, Otto von Bismarck-Schönhausen makes a fascinating study, as Jonathan Steinberg’s Bismarck: A Life demonstrates.

Henry Kissinger reviewed this biography in the New York Times Book Review, highlighting the diplomatic and political victories the unifier of Germany won through nimble maneuvers.

Chad Neumiller, 38, Bismarck, passed away Feb. 14, at Sanford Medical Center in Bismarck with his loving wife by his side. Chad Donald Neumiller was born on.

Bismarck was a true giant of history. Like many practitioners of government and diplomacy he was far from perfect, and as you read Steinberg's biography you will get a good flavor for those deficiencies.

The Kissinger review, in the New York Times Book Review, is worth a look if you are interested in Bismarck and this book/5().The Bismarck Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held Thurs., J from a.m. - a.m. The breakfast will take place at the Ramada Bismarck, E.

Interchange Ave., Bismarck. Haley Wolfe, Miss North Dakotawill deliver the keynote address. Read on.Bismarck ' s second sea battle was made unavoidable by the decisions of the Fleet Commander (Günther Lütjens), taken well before the encounter with Hood and Prince of Wales. Even before the breakout into the North Atlantic, Lütjens had decided against conducting an underway refuelling in the Greenland Sea with Weissenburg, one of the pre-positioned German tankers, before his ships entered Date: 26–27 May