Otto von Bismarck transformed Europe more completely than anybody in the nineteenth century--except for Napoleon. He unified--and indeed, created--the country at the center of two world wars that would transform the world. This riveting biography illuminates the life of the statesman... read more
Introduction Bismarck: Sovereign Self
Chapter 2 Bismarck: born Prussian and what that meant
Chapter 3 Bismarck: the 'Mad Junker"
Chapter 4 Bismarck Represents Himself, 1847 to 1851
Chapter 5 Bismarck as Diplomat 1851-1862
Chapter 6 Power
Chapter 7 "I have beaten them all! All!"
Chapter 8 The Unification of Germany 1866 to 1870
Chapter 9 The Decline Begins: Liberals and Catholics
Chapter 10 "The Guest House of the Dead Jew"
Chapter 11 Three Kaisers and Bismarck's Fall from Power
Conclusions Bismarck and His Legacy
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