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Ritter, Gerhard

Published by University of Miami Press, Coral Gables, FL, 1970
Condition: As New Hardcover
From The Exiles Bookshop (Gaithersburg, MD, U.S.A.)

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Complete set of 4 volumes in various printings between 1970 - 1988. Volume III has some wear to the lower corner of the front endpaper where it was stuck to the pastedown during binding, else all are tight FINE copies in price-clipped slightly edge-rubbed FINE dust wrappers. Comprehensive study of over 1750 pages on the development of military trends in Germany leading up to World War I, a universally acclaimed work originally published in German between 1954 - 1968. Consists of Vol. I: The Prussian Tradition 1740 - 1890. 338p., Vol. II: European Powers & the Wilhelminian Empire 1890 - 1914. 328p., Vol. III: The Tragedy of Statesmanship: Bethmann Hollweg as War Chancellor 1914 - 1917. 611p. & Vol. IV: The Reign of German Militarism & the Disaster of 1918. 496p. Bookseller Inventory # 012286

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Title: THE SWORD AND THE SCEPTER 4 volume set

Publisher: University of Miami Press, Coral Gables, FL

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

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