Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-308) and index.
I would rather die a thousand deaths -- He could do wonderful things -- End with terrors -- Spirit of our Ferdinand -- Triumphant, dangerous magic -- Empire of memory -- All is not lost -- He is a soldier, and must obey -- More than just blood or homeland -- Epilogue : Schill Street.
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This unique book tells the remarkable story of Ferdinand von Schill, the Prussian major who led a failed revolt against Napoleon. After his death in 1809 Schill became a ubiquitous figure of German nationalism, a symbolic hero used by monarchists, Liberal.