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Author Kohut, Thomas August.

Title Wilhelm II and the Germans : a study in leadership / Thomas A. Kohut.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.

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 UniM Bail  943.084092 WILH/KOHU    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-320) and index.
Summary This book explores the personification inherent in the notion of "Wilhelmian Germany" by investigating the psychological dimension of Wilhelm II's leadership of the Germans. Despite his historical reputation, many Germans welcomed the Kaiser's leadership. The years between 1890 and 1914 were known as the Wilhelmian era in Germany, and even critics of Wilhelm II thought it somehow fitting that he should be the German emperor. The author argues that Wilhelm II's personal needs and the needs of Germans in an age of intense nationalism made him the symbol of the nation.
Subject William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941 -- Psychology.
Leadership.
Germany -- Kings and rulers -- Psychology.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1871-1933.
Other title Wilhelm 2 and the Germans.
Wilhelm Second and the Germans.
ISBN 0195061721 (acid-free paper)