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August 06, 2011

Frederick the Great and the Enigma of Prussia (2010)

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"Frederick the Great shaped Prussia, and in doing so shaped western culture as a whole. Der alte Fritz is influential even today. He is surprisngly 'modern'. His bad luck was to be born a Prince because that carried obligations."

Presented by Christopher Clark.

Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V.

Embonpoint: Nun danket alle Gott.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 6, 2011 07:31 AM