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By Fritz Stern

Winner of the Lionel Trilling Award
Nominated for the nationwide e-book Award

“A significant contribution to our realizing of a few of the good subject matters of contemporary ecu history—the kinfolk among Jews and Germans, among economics and politics, among banking and diplomacy.” —James Joll, The long island occasions booklet Review

“I can't compliment this e-book too hugely. it's a paintings of unique scholarship, either unique and profound. It restores a buried bankruptcy of background and penetrates, with perception and knowing, the most stressful old difficulties of contemporary times.” —Hugh J. Trevor-Roper, London Sunday Times

“[An] amazing booklet, a useful contribution to our figuring out of Germany within the moment 1/2 the 19th century.” —Stanley Hoffman, Washington put up publication World

“One of an important old works of the prior few decades.” —Golo Mann

“In many ways this ebook resembles the nice nineteenth-century novels.” —The Economist

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