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              Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800
               

              Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800 (Hardback, New title)

              Edited by Blanning, Tim; Schulze, Hagen

              • RRP: $125.99
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              Brings together two of the most popular, innovative, and controversial fields of historical study: cultural history, and the history of nationalism. Featuring eleven chapters, this work discusses the public sphere, music, the visual arts, political culture, literature, the role o...f the state, and national languages of Europe.
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              ISBN 9780197263822
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2006
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Proceedings of the British Academy
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              Frederick the Great: King of Prussia
               

              Frederick the Great: King of Prussia (Paperback)

              By Blanning, Tim

              • RRP: $48.50
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              Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, dominated the 18th century in the same way that Napoleon dominated the start of the 19th - a force of nature, a caustic, ruthless, brilliant military commander, a monarch of exceptional energy and talent, and a knowledgeable patron of artists..., architects and writers, most famously Voltaire. From early in his reign he was already a legendary figure - fascinating even to those who hated him. Tim Blanning's brilliant biography recreates a remarkable era, a world which would be swept away shortly after Frederick's death by the French Revolution. Equally at home on the battlefield or in the music room at Frederick's extraordinary miniature palace of Sanssouci, Blanning draws on a lifetime's obsession with the 18th century to create a work that is in many ways the summation of all that he has learned in his own rich and various career. Frederick's spectre has hung over Germany ever since: an inspiration, a threat, an impossible ideal - Blanning at last allows us to understand him in his own time.
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              ISBN 9780141039190
              Released NZ 14 Nov 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              George I (Penguin Monarchs): The Lucky King
               

              George I (Penguin Monarchs): The Lucky King (Paperback)

              By Blanning, Tim

              • RRP: $16.50
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              George I was not the most charismatic of the Hanoverian monarchs to have reigned in England but he was probably the most important. He was certainly the luckiest. Born the youngest son of a landless German duke, he was taken by repeated strokes of good fortune to become, first th...e ruler of a major state in the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation and then the sovereign of three kingdoms (England, Ireland and Scotland). Tim Blanning's incisive short biography examines George's life and career as a German prince, and as King. Fifty-four years old when he arrived in London in 1714, he was a battle-hardened veteran, who put his long experience and deep knowledge of international affairs to good use in promoting the interests of both Hanover and Great Britain. When he died, his legacy was order and prosperity at home and power and prestige abroad. Disagreeable he may have been to many, but he was also tough, determined and effective, at a time when other European thrones had started to crumble.
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              ISBN 9780241380444
              Released NZ 25 Apr 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Penguin Monarchs
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              The Pursuit of Glory: Europe 1648-1815
                

              The Pursuit of Glory: Europe 1648-1815 (Paperback)

              By Blanning, Tim

              • RRP: $64.99
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              Presents one of the most extraordinary periods in European history - from the battered, introvert continent after the 30 Years War to the dynamic one that experienced the French Revolution and the wars of Napoleon. This title explores an era of unprecedented change, growth and cu...ltural, political and technological ferment that shaped societies.
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              ISBN 9780140166675
              Released NZ 28 Feb 2008
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              George I (Penguin Monarchs): The Lucky King

              George I (Penguin Monarchs): The Lucky King (Hardback)

              By Blanning, Tim

              • RRP: $38.00
              • $28.50
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              George I was not the most charismatic of the Hanoverian monarchs to have reigned in England but he was probably the most important. He was certainly the luckiest. Born the youngest son of a landless German duke, he was taken by repeated strokes of good fortune to become, first th...e ruler of a major state in the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation and then the sovereign of three kingdoms (England, Ireland and Scotland). Tim Blanning's incisive short biography examines George's life and career as a German prince, and as King. Fifty-four years old when he arrived in London in 1714, he was a battle-hardened veteran, who put his long experience and deep knowledge of international affairs to good use in promoting the interests of both Hanover and Great Britain. When he died, his legacy was order and prosperity at home and power and prestige abroad. Disagreeable he may have been to many, but he was also tough, determined and effective, at a time when other European thrones had started to crumble.
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              ISBN 9780141976839
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Penguin Monarchs
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              The Pursuit of Glory: The Five Revolutions That Made Modern Europe: 1648-1815
               

              The Pursuit of Glory: The Five Revolutions That Made Modern Europe: 1648-1815 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Blanning, Tim; Edited by Cannadine, Dodge Professor of History David (Princeton University)

              • RRP: $53.00
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              The new volume in the acclaimed Penguin History of Europe series takes on thegreater 18th century in all its revolutionary glory.

              ISBN 9780143113898
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2008
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 18+ years
              Series Penguin History of Europe (Viking)
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              Frederick the Great: King of Prussia
               

              Frederick the Great: King of Prussia (Hardback)

              By Blanning, Tim; Blanning, Professor of Modern European History T C W (University of Cambridge)

              • RRP: $102.50
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              Originally published by Allen Lane in the UK --Title page verso.

              ISBN 9781400068128
              Released NZ 29 Mar 2016
              Publisher Random House
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              The Romantic Revolution: A History
               

              The Romantic Revolution: A History (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Blanning, Tim

              • RRP: $43.50
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              Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom by Weidenfeld & Nicolson ... in 2010 --T.p. verso.

              ISBN 9780812980141
              Released NZ 14 Aug 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Modern Library Chronicles
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              The Triumph of Music: The Rise of Composers, Musicians and Their Art
               

              The Triumph of Music: The Rise of Composers, Musicians and Their Art (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Blanning, Tim

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              Chronicles the rise of music and musicians in the West from lowly balladeers to masters employed by fickle patrons, to the great composers of genius, to rock stars. This title considers music in conjunction with nationalism, race, and sex.

              ISBN 9780674057098
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2010
              Publisher Harvard University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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