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Author Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937, author.

Title Journey to the abyss : the diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918 / edited, translated, and with an introduction by Laird M. Easton.

Published [Place of publication not identified] : Vintage, 2013.
New York Vintage Books, 2013.
©2011.

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 UniM Bail  943.084092 KESS    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Tagebuch, 1880-1937. Selections. English
Edition First Vintage Books edition.
Physical description xxiv, 924 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [885]-887) and index.
Contents Boyhood and education : June 1880-December 1891 -- A trip around the world : December 1891-October 1893 -- Becoming modern : October 1893-April 1902 -- The new Weimar : April 1902-July 1906 -- The Belle Époque : July 1906-July 1914 -- At the front : July 1914-July 1916 -- Endgame : July 1916-November 1918 -- Epilogue.
Summary A selection of the early diaries, 1880-1918, of Count Harry Kessler, translated into English from German. This volume of early diary entries by the exiled museum director and secret agent encompasses the turn of the twentieth century and offers unique insights into European court life and a world on the brink of the Great War.
Other author Easton, Laird McLeod, 1956-
Subject Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937. -- Diaries.
Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937 -- Childhood and youth.
Intellectuals -- Germany -- Diaries.
Diplomats -- Germany -- Diaries.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, German.
Germany -- History -- 1871-1918 -- Sources.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1888-1918 -- Sources.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Sources.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Sources.
ISBN 9780307278432 (paperback)
0307278433