Bismarck and the Origin of the German Empire


Read by Pamela Nagami

(4.5 stars; 3 reviews)

Despite its brevity, this Little Blue Book #142 by the Oxford historian, Sir F.M. Powicke, provides a valuable overview of the political history of Germany from medieval to modern times, culminating in the career of Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898), the Prussian Junker who masterminded the unification of Germany and served as its first Chancellor. - Summary by Pamela Nagami, M.D. (2 hr 52 min)

Chapters

Prefatory Note 2:48 Read by Pamela Nagami
Ch. 1: Bismarck 11:24 Read by Pamela Nagami
Ch. 2: Some Political Terms 21:27 Read by Pamela Nagami
Ch. 3: Germany 23:43 Read by Pamela Nagami
Ch. 4: Prussia and the Revolution of 1848 25:52 Read by Pamela Nagami
Ch. 5: King William and Bismarck 40:22 Read by Pamela Nagami
Ch. 6: The Creation of the Empire 46:48 Read by Pamela Nagami