Goethe: From My Life: Campaign in France 1792-Siege of Mainz v. 5 - Goethe: The Collected Works v. 5 (Paperback)

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, T.J. Saine, Jeffrey L. Sammons, Robert Heitner

Format: Paperback 292 pages

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"Campaign in France 1792 -Siege of Mainz", Goethe's narrative of the unsuccessful campaign and the siege, has become a classic text for the history of Franco-German relations during the revolutionary period. A product of recollection, historical hindsight, and considerable study of other published sources, it is a fascinating document of the military catastrophe exposing the decline of Prussian power since the death of Frederick II, which eventually culminated in Napoleon's devastating 1806 victory at Jena and Auerstedt.

Book details

Published
31/10/1994

Publisher
Princeton University Press

ISBN
9780691037981


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