About this book
Otto von Bismarck re-made Europe and united Germany between 1862-1890, but he never ruled a country or commanded an army. Steinberg explores both the greatness and limits of the 19th century statesman in this biography which was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and is now available in paperback. 'Superb' Simon Sebag Montefiore, "Daily Telegraph". 'The best one-volume study of Bismarck in English' "Guardian"
A comprehensive new biography exploring the greatness and limits of the 'Iron Chancellor', Otto von Bismarck: a political genius who remade Europe and united Germany between 1862 and 1890 by the sheer power of his great personality.
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