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Die Führungsschichten in Österreich Und Preussen (1804-1918)
Die Führungsschichten in Österreich Und Preussen (1804-1918)
By Nikolaus Von Preradovich
Steiner, 1955, 240 pp

A useful, comparative analysis of the composition of the ruling élite--diplomats, officials, generals, parliamentarians--in Austria and Prussia in the century preceding the First World War. The bürgerlich element proves to have been far greater in the former country than the latter.