Kaiser Wilhelm II

Kaiser Wilhelm II
Publisher Routledge
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781317891468
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Kaiser Wilhelm II is one of the key figures in the history of twentieth-century Europe: King of Prussia and German Emperor from 1888 to the collapse of Germany in 1918 and a crucial player in the events that led to the outbreak of World War I. Following Kaiser Wilhelm's political career from his youth at the Hohenzollern court through the turbulent peacetime decades of the Wilhelmine era into global war and exile, the book presents a new interpretation of this controversial monarch and assesses the impact on Germany of his forty-year reign.

Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Author : Christopher (St Catherine'S College, University Of Cambridge) Clark
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13

Kaiser Wilhelm II is one of the key figures in the history of twentieth-century Europe: King of Prussia and German Emperor from 1888 to the collapse of Germany in 1918 and a crucial player in the events that led to the outbreak of World War I. Following Kaiser Wilhelm's political career from

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Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Author : John C. G. Röhl
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-21

This is a concise edition of John Röhl's prize-winning three-volume biography of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. It sheds new light on the Kaiser's troubled youth, his involvement in social and political scandals, and his role in foreign policy decisions that led to the outbreak of the First World

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Wilhelm II
  • Author : Lamar Cecil
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2000-11-09

Wilhelm II (1859-1941), King of Prussia and German Emperor from 1888 to 1918, reigned during a period of unprecedented economic, cultural, and intellectual achievement in Germany. This volume completes Lamar Cecil's prize-winning scholarly biography of the Kaiser, one of modern history's most powerful--and most misunderstood--rulers. As Cecil shows, Wilhelm's private life reflects

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Wilhelm II
  • Author : John C. G. Röhl
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02-06

This final volume of John Röhl's acclaimed biography of Kaiser Wilhelm II reveals the Kaiser's central role in the origins of the First World War. The book examines the Kaiser's part in the Boer War, the Russo-Japanese War, the naval arms race with Britain and Germany's rivalry with the

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Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Author : Hourly History
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-08-18

Kaiser Wilhelm IIKaiser Wilhelm II was the last of the German emperors who reigned over the German Empire and Prussia. He was a man who thought himself to be quite adept at foreign affairs and diplomacy. The truth was, however, that this man's talent seemed to lie in being able

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Germany in the Age of Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Author : James N. Retallack
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 1996-05-01

Publisher description: This lively and concise book uses a dual approach to introduce students and non-specialists to Wilhelmine Germany (1888-1918). It surveys social, economic, political, cultural and diplomatic developments in an age of tumultuous upheaval. It also explains why historians have so often reversed the interpretative 'switches' guiding research on

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The Kaiser
  • Author : Annika Mombauer,Wilhelm Deist
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-11-17

This collection of innovative essays examining the role of Wilhelm II in Imperial Germany was first published in 2003, particularly on the later years of the monarch's reign. The essays highlight the Kaiser's relationship with statesmen and rulers; his role in international relations; the erosion of his power during the First

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Wilhelm II and the Germans
  • Author : Thomas August Kohut
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1991

This striking biography of Kaiser Wilhelm II is the most penetrating study to date of his development and personality, as well as an important contribution to our understanding of the crucial period in history that bears his name, 'Wilhelmine Germany'. A skilful, psychoanalytically informed analysis of the Kaiser's character, the

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Wilhelm II  Prince and emperor  1859 1900
  • Author : Lamar Cecil
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989

Traces the early years in the life of Wilhelm II, German emperor before the First World War, focusing on his genealogy, education, and service as an officer in the Prussian Army

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George  Nicholas and Wilhelm
  • Author : Miranda Carter
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011

In the years before World War I, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V, Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Tsar Nicholas II. Carter uses the cousins' correspondence and a host of historical sources to tell their tragicomic stories.

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Germanic Coinages  Charlemagne Through Wilhelm II
  • Author : William D. Craig
  • Publisher : Mountain View, Calif. : W.D. Craig
  • Release Date : 1954

Read online Germanic Coinages Charlemagne Through Wilhelm II written by William D. Craig, published by Mountain View, Calif. : W.D. Craig which was released on 1954. Download full Germanic Coinages Charlemagne Through Wilhelm II Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Author : Emil Ludwig
  • Publisher : London : G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • Release Date : 1927

Read online Kaiser Wilhelm II written by Emil Ludwig, published by London : G. P. Putnam's Sons which was released on 1927. Download full Kaiser Wilhelm II Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Wilhelm II  Emperor and exile  1900 1941
  • Author : Lamar Cecil
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989

Read online Wilhelm II Emperor and exile 1900 1941 written by Lamar Cecil, published by which was released on 1989. Download full Wilhelm II Emperor and exile 1900 1941 Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Kaiser Wilhelm II New Interpretations
  • Author : John C. G. Röhl,Nicolaus Sombart
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-09-15

As assessment of the Kaiser's character and its implications on Imperial German history.

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Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Author : John Van der Kiste
  • Publisher : Sutton Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 1999

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.

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