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The Resource Sons and heirs : succession and political culture in nineteenth-century Europe, edited by Frank Lorenz Müller, University of St Andrews, UK; Heidi Mehrkens, University of St Andrews, UK

Sons and heirs : succession and political culture in nineteenth-century Europe, edited by Frank Lorenz Müller, University of St Andrews, UK; Heidi Mehrkens, University of St Andrews, UK

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Sons and heirs : succession and political culture in nineteenth-century Europe
Title
Sons and heirs
Title remainder
succession and political culture in nineteenth-century Europe
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edited by Frank Lorenz Müller, University of St Andrews, UK; Heidi Mehrkens, University of St Andrews, UK
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Language
eng
Summary
"During the century that followed the defeat of Napoleonic France, Europe experienced its last monarchical age. In spite of dramatic changes in almost every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life, monarchical systems survived in rude health across the continent and only the First World War would put a dramatic end to many of them. By focusing on the role played by heirs to the throne, this volume offers an original perspective on the ability of monarchies to flourish under the dramatically altered conditions of the nineteenth century. The contributions consider the place of royal heirs within their families, their education and accommodation, their ability to overcome succession crises, the consequences of the death of an heir and finally the roles royal heirs played during the First World War. Ranging across Britain, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Prussia, Württemberg and Denmark the international team of specialists contributing to this volume paint a portrait that is both analytical and truly European"--
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contains biographical information
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1970-
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Müller, Frank Lorenz
Dewey number
321.609409034
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Mehrkens, Heidi
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  • Monarchy
  • Political culture
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
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Sons and heirs : succession and political culture in nineteenth-century Europe, edited by Frank Lorenz Müller, University of St Andrews, UK; Heidi Mehrkens, University of St Andrews, UK
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Stabilizing a 'Great Historic System'? Royal Heirs and Succession in the Nineteenth Century; Frank Lorenz Müller -- PART I: DYNASTIES AS ROYAL FAMILIES -- 2. Fathers and Sons in the History of the Hohenzollern Dynasty; Christopher Clark -- 3. Heirs and their Wives: Setting the Scene for Umbertian Italy; Axel Körner -- 4. Heirs Before the Altar: Hohenzollern Marriages in a Bourgeois Age; Daniel Schönpflug -- PART II: COURTLY CONTEXTS -- 5. Education and the Rituals of Monarchy in the Kingdom of Württemberg; Eberhard Fritz -- 6. Travels With a Camera: The Prince of Wales, Photography and the Mobile Court; Sophie Gordon -- 7. The Spatial and Architectural Presence of Heirs to the Throne: The Apartments of the Habsburg Crown Princes in the Viennese Hofburg in the Long Nineteenth Century; Richard Kurdiovsky -- PART III: OVERCOMING SUCCESSION CRISES -- 8. Domesticating a German Heir to the Danish Throne; Jes Fabricius Møller -- 9. The Succession of an Unborn King: Constitutional Politics in Spain After the Death of Alfonso XII; Carmina López Sánchez -- 10. An Italian Heir for the New Century: Victor Emmanuel, Prince of Naples; Valentina Villa -- PART IV: THE IMPACT OF DYNASTIC DEATHS -- 11. 1834 - 1869 - 1891: The Untimely Deaths of Three Heirs to the Belgian Throne; Christoph de Spiegeleer -- 12. The Impossible Task of Replacing a Model Heir: The Death of Ferdinand-Philippe D'orle; ans and the 'New France'; Heidi Mehrkens -- 13. The Opposition of the Archdukes: Rudolf, Franz Ferdinand and the Late Habsburg Monarchy; Günther Kronenbitter -- PART V: HEIRS IN THE GREAT WAR -- 14. A Prince in the Trenches? Edward VIII and the First World War; Heather Jones -- 15. Wilhelm's War: A Hohenzollern in Conflict 1914-18; Katharine Anne Lerman -- 16. Germany's Ersatz Kaiser? The Political Opportunities of Max von Baden: Royal Heir and Imperial Chancellor; Lothar Machtan
Control code
FIEb17807311
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 288 pages
Isbn
9781137454966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (DLC)18744278
  • (DLC)2015021901
  • (OCoLC)945784443
Label
Sons and heirs : succession and political culture in nineteenth-century Europe, edited by Frank Lorenz Müller, University of St Andrews, UK; Heidi Mehrkens, University of St Andrews, UK
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. Stabilizing a 'Great Historic System'? Royal Heirs and Succession in the Nineteenth Century; Frank Lorenz Müller -- PART I: DYNASTIES AS ROYAL FAMILIES -- 2. Fathers and Sons in the History of the Hohenzollern Dynasty; Christopher Clark -- 3. Heirs and their Wives: Setting the Scene for Umbertian Italy; Axel Körner -- 4. Heirs Before the Altar: Hohenzollern Marriages in a Bourgeois Age; Daniel Schönpflug -- PART II: COURTLY CONTEXTS -- 5. Education and the Rituals of Monarchy in the Kingdom of Württemberg; Eberhard Fritz -- 6. Travels With a Camera: The Prince of Wales, Photography and the Mobile Court; Sophie Gordon -- 7. The Spatial and Architectural Presence of Heirs to the Throne: The Apartments of the Habsburg Crown Princes in the Viennese Hofburg in the Long Nineteenth Century; Richard Kurdiovsky -- PART III: OVERCOMING SUCCESSION CRISES -- 8. Domesticating a German Heir to the Danish Throne; Jes Fabricius Møller -- 9. The Succession of an Unborn King: Constitutional Politics in Spain After the Death of Alfonso XII; Carmina López Sánchez -- 10. An Italian Heir for the New Century: Victor Emmanuel, Prince of Naples; Valentina Villa -- PART IV: THE IMPACT OF DYNASTIC DEATHS -- 11. 1834 - 1869 - 1891: The Untimely Deaths of Three Heirs to the Belgian Throne; Christoph de Spiegeleer -- 12. The Impossible Task of Replacing a Model Heir: The Death of Ferdinand-Philippe D'orle; ans and the 'New France'; Heidi Mehrkens -- 13. The Opposition of the Archdukes: Rudolf, Franz Ferdinand and the Late Habsburg Monarchy; Günther Kronenbitter -- PART V: HEIRS IN THE GREAT WAR -- 14. A Prince in the Trenches? Edward VIII and the First World War; Heather Jones -- 15. Wilhelm's War: A Hohenzollern in Conflict 1914-18; Katharine Anne Lerman -- 16. Germany's Ersatz Kaiser? The Political Opportunities of Max von Baden: Royal Heir and Imperial Chancellor; Lothar Machtan
Control code
FIEb17807311
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 288 pages
Isbn
9781137454966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (DLC)18744278
  • (DLC)2015021901
  • (OCoLC)945784443

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