Rebellious Prussians

Urban Political Culture under Frederick the Great and his Successors
Author(s): 
Schui, Florian
ISBN: 
9780199593965
Date published: 
March 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Challenges the accepted view that an oppressive Prussian state cast a shadow on the development of civil society and sheds light on a little-known historical reality in which weak Hohenzollern monarchs - and a still weaker Prussian bureaucracy - were confronted with prosperous, fearless, and argumentative Prussian burghers.