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Frederick the Great of Prussia: Absolutism and Administration (Men in Office)

3.5  ·  Rating details ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published January 1st 1973 by Thames and Hudson
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Ian Sutton
Jun 05, 2015 rated it it was ok
It probably is a good book but the detailed material covered is not something i am particularly interested in.
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Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Although this bio is now more than forty years old, it’s a sound, accessible read. I needed to know about specific aspects of Frederick’s reign, not his whole life, and the book’s clear structure led me to the exact information I needed. The bibliographical notes, organised by chapter and subject, are a huge improvement on footnotes as they give titles and references in full and note their strengths and weaknesses. Hubatsch cleared up much confusion for me, and never let me forget that I was rea ...more
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