Kaiser Wilhelm II: Germany's Last Emperor

Kaiser Wilhelm II: Germany's Last Emperor

by John Van der Kiste

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Overview

Drawing on a wide range of contemporary sources, this biography examines the complex personality of Germany's last emperor. Born in 1859, the eldest grandchild of Queen Victoria, Prince Wilhelm was torn between two cultures - that of the Prussian Junker and that of the English liberal gentleman.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750927369
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 412,706
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
List of Platesxi
1.The Young Prince1
2.Marriage and Responsibility25
3.The Young Kaiser57
4.'A Great Ruler and a Sensible Man?'90
5.The Quill and the Sword118
6.The Approaching Storm145
7.The Kaiser at War172
8.The Squire of Doorn197
Genealogical Tables226
Notes228
Bibliography234
Index239

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