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Frederick the Great : King of Prussia / Tim Blanning.

Blanning, T. C. W., (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch B F852b 2016 (Text) 33126020527416 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400068128
  • ISBN: 1400068126
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 653 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map, portraits, genealogical table ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in the UK by Allen Lane"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [505]-621) and index.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786.
Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786 > Military leadership.
Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786 > Influence.
Prussia (Germany) > Kings and rulers > Biography.
Prussia (Germany) > History > Frederick II, 1740-1786.
Seven Years' War, 1756-1763.
Enlightenment > Germany > Prussia.
Prussia (Germany) > Intellectual life > 18th century.
Social change > Germany > Prussia > History > 18th century.
Genre: Biographies.
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