War in Germany: Bismarck and the Austro-Prussian war of 1866

In which I attempt a Clausewitzian analysis of the power play both inside Prussia and in Germany between 1848 and 1866, adopting Showalter’s highly contingent approach to Prussian success in the Austro-Prussian war.

Done with help of the brilliant maps at Battlefield Anomalies.

Powerpoint for download here: Tooze WinG2018 Lecture 10 Bismarck and unification

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