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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/BismarckOriginGermanEmpireDespite its brevity, this Little Blue Book #142 by the Oxford historian, Sir F.M. Powicke, provides a valuable overview of the political history of Germany from medieval to modern times, culminating in the career of Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898), the Prussian Junker who masterminded the unification of Germany and served as its first Chancellor. (Summary by Pamela Nagami, M.D.)
Target completion date: 2021-04-01
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/War & Military; *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography; *Non-fiction/History/Modern (19th C); *Non-fiction/Political Science; *Non-fiction/Religion
Keywords that describe the book: Austria, revolutions of 1848, Prussia, Otto von Bismarck, Napoleon III, King William I of Prussia, German Empire, Kulturkampf, Cavour, Junkers, Sadowa, Saxony, Schleswig, Social Democrats, King Victor Emmanuel II, Zollverein
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