A History of Germany
by Bayard Taylor
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2011
My aim has been to present a clear, continuous narrative, omitting no episode of importance, yet preserving a distinct line of connection from century to century. Besides referring to all the best authorities, I have based my labors mainly upon three recent German works.
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