Frederick the Great : King of Prussia

Book
Published 2016
Item Details
ISBN:
9781400068128
1400068126
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Description:
xxvii, 653 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps, genealogical table ; 25 cm
Notes:
"Originally published by Allen Lane in the UK"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references 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.
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