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Author Mustafa, Sam A.

Title The long ride of Major von Schill : a journey through German history and memory / Sam A. Mustafa.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 313 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-308) and index.
Contents 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.
Note Print version record.
Summary 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.
Subject Schill, Ferdinand von, 1776-1809 -- In literature.
Schill, Ferdinand von, 1776-1809. (OCoLC)fst00183880
Schill, Ferdinand von.
Germany -- History -- 1789-1900.
Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Heroes -- Germany -- History.
Collective memory -- Germany.
Collective memory. (OCoLC)fst01739814
Heroes. (OCoLC)fst00955558
Literature. (OCoLC)fst00999953
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Kollektives Gedächtnis.
Chronological Term Geschichte
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Mustafa, Sam A. Long ride of Major von Schill. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2008 9780742556973 (DLC) 2008012558 (OCoLC)213480225
ISBN 9780742557437 (electronic bk.)
074255743X (electronic bk.)
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