Gold and Iron

Gold and Iron

Bismarck, Bleichröder, and the Building of the German Empire

Book - 1979
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Winner of the Lionel Trilling Award
Nominated for the National Book Award
“A major contribution to our understanding of some of the great themes of modern European history—the relations between Jews and Germans, between economics and politics, between banking and diplomacy.” —James Joll, The New York Times Book Review
“I cannot praise this book too highly. It is a work of original scholarship, both exact and profound. It restores a buried chapter of history and penetrates, with insight and understanding, one of the most disturbing historical problems of modern times.” —Hugh J. Trevor-Roper, London Sunday Times
“[An] extraordinary book, an invaluable contribution to our understanding of Germany in the second half of the nineteenth century.” —Stanley Hoffman, Washington Post Book World
“One of the most important historical works of the past few decades.” —Golo Mann
“In many ways this book resembles the great nineteenth-century novels.” —The Economist

Baker & Taylor
Studies the impact the collaboration between Bismarck and Jewish financier Bleichroder had on the unification and rise of Germany, examining Bleichroder's Jewishness in relation to German society and politics

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1979
Edition: First Vintage Books edition
Copyright Date: ©1977
ISBN: 9780394740348
Branch Call Number: 943.0809 STERN
Characteristics: xxiv, 620 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: Includes index


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