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作者 Muller, Frank Lorenz, author
書名 Royal heirs in imperial Germany : the future of monarchy in nineteenth-century Bavaria, Saxony and Wurttemberg / by Frank Lorenz Muller
出版項 London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Pivot, 2017
國際標準書號 9781137551276 (electronic bk.)
9781137551269 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1057/978-1-137-55127-6 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xii, 257 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 21 cm
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系列 Palgrave studies in modern monarchy
Palgrave studies in modern monarchy
附註 This book explores the development and viability of Germany's sub-national monarchies in the decades before their sudden demise in 1918. It does so by focusing on the men who turned out to be the last ones to inherit the crowns of the country's three smaller kingdoms: Prince Ludwig of Bavaria, Prince Friedrich August of Saxony and Prince Wilhelm of Wurttemberg. Imperial Germany was not a monolithic block, but a motley federation of more than twenty allied regional monarchies, headed by the Kaiser. When the German Reich became a republic at the end of the First World War, all of these kings, grand dukes, dukes and princes were swept away within a fortnight. By examining the lives, experiences and functions of these three men as heirs to the throne during the decades when they prepared themselves for their predestined role as king, this study investigates what the future of the German model of constitutional monarchy looked like before it was so abruptly discarded
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Monarchy -- Germany -- History -- 19th century
Power (Social sciences) -- Germany -- History -- 19th century
Kings and rulers -- Duties
Germany -- History -- 1789-1900
History
History of Germany and Central Europe
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