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Author Blanning, T. C. W., author.

Title Frederick the Great : King of Prussia / Tim Blanning.

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2016]
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 95th Street Adult Biography  BIO FREDERIC    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Biography  BIO FREDERIC    AVAILABLE
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Description xxvii, 653 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography 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.
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.
Prussia (Germany) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Seven Years' War, 1756-1763.
Enlightenment -- Germany -- Prussia.
Social change -- Germany -- Prussia -- History -- 18th century.
Genre Biographies.
ISBN 9781400068128 (acid-free paper)
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