Synopses & Reviews
Karin Friedrich locatesthe history of Brandenburg-Prussiawithin the east-central European context to which it once belonged. She examines Prussia as a conduit between East and West, and as a political entity whichattempted, unsuccessfully,to harmonise the great diversity of its local traditions, institutions and identities.
About the Author
Karin Friedrich is Senior Lecturer in History at theUniversity of Aberdeen, UK.
Table of Contents
Series Editors' Preface
The Teutonic Legacy
State-Building without a State
Estate Society and Life in the Rural Economy
From Baroque Court to Military Monarchy
Foreign Policy Between East and West
Enlightenment and Public Sphere
Conclusion: Revolution and Reform