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The Resource Frederick the Great, Edited by Louis L. Snyder

Frederick the Great, Edited by Louis L. Snyder

Label
Frederick the Great
Title
Frederick the Great
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Louis L. Snyder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1907-1993
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Snyder, Louis L.
Dewey number
  • 943/.053/0924
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
DD404
LC item number
.S59
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • A Spectrum book
  • Great lives observed
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frederick
  • Rois et souverains
  • Prusse (Allemagne)
  • Prusse (Allemagne)
Label
Frederick the Great, Edited by Louis L. Snyder
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Spectrum book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Frederick on the art of war -- Frederick as ruler and autocrat -- Frederick as letter writer -- Ideas and ideology: Frederick as advocate -- Frederick's will, 1769 -- The early days -- Personality and character as observed by his contemporaries -- Eyewitnesses on life at Potsdam -- Frederick in the eyes of the great Voltaire -- Dr. Zimmermann on the case of the Miller Arnold, 1779-1780 -- Contemporary views on the medical history of Frederick the Great -- Obituary from the Annual register, 1786: "One of the greatest captains and masters of the art of war that ever lived" -- Macaulay's unfavorable estimate, 1842: "A tyrant of extraordinary military and political talents ..." -- Thomas Carlyle's romanticized portrait, 1852-1865: "He is a king every inch of him" -- W.F. Reddaway on Frederick and three great phenomena of history, 1904: "By his single will he shaped the course of history" -- Pierre Gaxotte on Frederick's personality and character, 1942: "He had extraordinary vivacity, exuberance of speech, transports of anger, and fits of violence" -- George Peabody Gooch on Frederick as benevolent despot, 1947: "Without him there might have been no Bismarck ... " -- D.B. Horn on the transfiguration of Frederick, 1964: From "enlightened Prussian king ... into the 'patron saint of Germany'" -- Afterword: Dazzling success or tainted national hero?
Control code
111960
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii, 182 pages
Isbn
9780133306057
Lccn
79133053
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)507476
Label
Frederick the Great, Edited by Louis L. Snyder
Publication
Note
"A Spectrum book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Frederick on the art of war -- Frederick as ruler and autocrat -- Frederick as letter writer -- Ideas and ideology: Frederick as advocate -- Frederick's will, 1769 -- The early days -- Personality and character as observed by his contemporaries -- Eyewitnesses on life at Potsdam -- Frederick in the eyes of the great Voltaire -- Dr. Zimmermann on the case of the Miller Arnold, 1779-1780 -- Contemporary views on the medical history of Frederick the Great -- Obituary from the Annual register, 1786: "One of the greatest captains and masters of the art of war that ever lived" -- Macaulay's unfavorable estimate, 1842: "A tyrant of extraordinary military and political talents ..." -- Thomas Carlyle's romanticized portrait, 1852-1865: "He is a king every inch of him" -- W.F. Reddaway on Frederick and three great phenomena of history, 1904: "By his single will he shaped the course of history" -- Pierre Gaxotte on Frederick's personality and character, 1942: "He had extraordinary vivacity, exuberance of speech, transports of anger, and fits of violence" -- George Peabody Gooch on Frederick as benevolent despot, 1947: "Without him there might have been no Bismarck ... " -- D.B. Horn on the transfiguration of Frederick, 1964: From "enlightened Prussian king ... into the 'patron saint of Germany'" -- Afterword: Dazzling success or tainted national hero?
Control code
111960
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii, 182 pages
Isbn
9780133306057
Lccn
79133053
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)507476

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