Bismarck and the German Empire.


London, Allen and Unwin [1950] .

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Subjects Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1789-1900.
Germany.
Politics and government
Statesmen -- Germany -- Biography.
Statesmen.
Description 327 pages portrait 22 cm
Copyright Date [1950]
Notes "A summary of [the author's] ... three-volume Bismarck, published in German."
Summary Based on lectures delivered at the University of Oxford, and attempts a summary of the author's 3 volume work Bismarck, published at Erlenbach-Zürich, 1941-4.
Contents The years of preparation. Parents and youth -- The United Diet of 1847 -- The revolution of 1848 -- Bismarck in Frankfurt -- The "New Era" and Bismarck's recall from Frankfurt -- St. Petersburg -- The consequences of Villafranca and the army reorganization in Prussia -- Ambassador in Paris -- The appointment as Minister-President -- The struggle against parliament and Austria. To the Gastein convention. The Minister-President's first steps -- The order against the press, and the opposition of the Crown Prince -- Conflicts with Austria -- The Polish insurrection of 1863 -- The Congress of the German princes in Frankfurt -- The Sleswig-Holstein question -- The war against Denmarck, and the London conferences -- The consequences of the Danish War -- The Crown Council of 29th May 1865 -- Continuation of the constitutional conflict -- The international situation -- The Gastein convention -- To the peace of Prague. Biarritz, 1865 -- Aggravation of the constitutional conflict -- The Crown Council of the 28th February 1866 -- The alliance with Italy, 8th April 1866 -- Universal suffrage -- Efforts to avert war -- Attempt on Bismarck's life. Question of indemnity -- Proposal for a European conference -- Outbreak of the war -- Prussia's victory -- Napoleon's attempt at interference -- The Hungarian legion -- Nikolsburg -- The annexations and the maltreatment of Frankfurt -- The line of the main -- The diplomatic struggle with Napoleon -- The North German Confederation and the French war. The indemnity bill -- The annexations before the Landtag. Bismarck's illness -- The constitution of the North German Confederation -- The "Welfen-Fonds" -- South Germany and Austria -- The Luxemburg question -- Attempts at a triple alliance of France, Austria, and Italy -- The Hohenzollern candidature for the throne of Spain and the origin of the Franco-German War of 1870 -- The foundation of the German Empire -- Bismarck as imperial chancellor. The league of the three emperors -- The "Liberal Era" in Germany -- The "Kulturkampf" -- The Arnim affair -- The war scare of 1875 -- The end of the "Liberal Era" -- The law against the social Democrats -- The congress of Berlin, 1878 -- The change-over to protection, and the rift in the National Liberal Party -- The alliance with the Hadsburg monarchy -- Bismarck's colonial policy -- The struggle for the Septennium in 1887 -- The reinsurance treaty with Russia, 1887 -- The tragedy of Frederick III -- Bismarck's fall.
Genre Biography.
Other Identifiers B5006443
Geographic Area Germany
Network Numbers (OCoLC)320832
(OCoLC)ocm00320832
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Eyck, Erich, 1878-1964.
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