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Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy

Sons and Heirs

Succession and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Editors: Mehrkens, Heidi, Müller, Frank Lorenz (Eds.)

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Bringing together an international team of specialists, this volume considers 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.   

About the authors

Lothar Machtan, University of Bremen, Germany Katharine Anne Lerman, London Metropolitan University, UK Heather Jones, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Günther Kronenbitter, University of Augsburg, Germany Christoph de Spiegeleer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium Valentina Villa, Catholic University of Milan, Italy Carmina López Sánchez, Carlos III University, Spain Jes Fabricius Møller, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Richard Kurdiovsky, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria Sophie Gordon, Royal Collection Trust, UK Eberhard Fritz, Altshausen Castle Archives, Germany Daniel Schönpflug, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Germany Axel Körner, University College London, UK Christopher Clark, University of Cambridge, UK  

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Stabilizing a ‘Great Historic System’ in the Nineteenth Century? Royal Heirs and Succession in an Age of Monarchy

    Müller, Frank Lorenz

    Pages 1-16

  • Fathers and Sons in the History of the Hohenzollern Dynasty

    Clark, Christopher

    Pages 19-37

  • Heirs and Their Wives: Setting the Scene for Umbertian Italy

    Körner, Axel

    Pages 38-52

  • Heirs before the Altar: Hohenzollern Marriages in a Bourgeois Age

    Schönpflug, Daniel

    Pages 53-71

  • Education and the Rituals of Monarchy in the Kingdom of Württemberg: Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm, Crown Prince Karl and Prince Wilhelm Compared

    Fritz, Eberhard

    Pages 75-91

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-45498-0
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Hardcover $100.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-45496-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sons and Heirs
Book Subtitle
Succession and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Editors
  • Heidi Mehrkens
  • Frank Lorenz Müller
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45498-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-45498-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45496-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 288
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