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Publisher's Summary

Two manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • History of Prussia: A Captivating Guide to the Kingdom of Prussia and Its Role in the Napoleonic Wars, Franco-Prussian War, and Unification of Germany in 1871
  • The Franco-Prussian War: A Captivating Guide to the War of 1870 Between the French Empire and German States, and the Role Otto von Bismarck Played in the Unification of Germany

Some of the topics covered in part 1 of this audiobook include:

  • How did the Prussian state emerge on the historical stage?
  • What fueled its growth, and how did it fit in the Holy Roman Empire?
  • How did the Hohenzollern dynasty shape the Prussian tale?
  • How did Prussia survive the Thirty Years’ War?
  • What saved Prussia from crumbling under Napoleon?
  • Which changes were needed for its military to become the world’s finest?
  • How did Prussia unify the German Empire through conflict?
  • Why was King Frederick II Prussia’s greatest monarch?
  • How important a role did Otto von Bismarck play for the final evolution of Prussia?
  • What were the roots of Prussian nationalism?

Some of the topics covered in part 2 of this audiobook include:

  • When did Franco-German animosity begin?
  • What led to the eruption of war in 1870?
  • Why was the Prussian military superior on the front lines?
  • What were the biggest flaws of the French generals?
  • Where did the largest French defeat of the 19th century take place?
  • Why did the war only last six months?
  • How did the German Empire unify through conflict?
  • Which were the most devastating terms of the 1871 peace treaty?
  • How important was the role of Otto von Bismarck throughout the war?
  • What were the consequences of a German victory over the French?
  • And much more!

Get this audiobook now to learn more about The History of Prussia and The Franco-Prussian War!

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Prussia and the Franco Prussian War

This was two books in a book bundle package. It was interesting learning about the 30-year war and about the German empire.