Hermann Wagener (1815–1889). Eine politische Biographie / Hermann Wagener (1815–1889). A Political Biography

Hermann Wagener (1815–1889) was one of the most colourful and controversial politicians of his generation. As editor, parliamentarian, publicist or state official – his principled advocacy of a »Christian-Germanic« political philosophy frequently provoked debate. A Prussian patriot and staunch monarchist, Wagener championed social political ideas and reform concepts that were far ahead of his times. Both unfavourable circumstances as well as personal failures und political errors of judgement ultimately thwarted the realisation of his vision of a »social monarchy«.

The book follows the life of this important conservative social politician, who was well-known among his contemporaries. It provides new insights into the history of the Conservative Party in Prussia and Bismarck’s domestic politics between constitutional crisis and the foundation of the Reich.

Author
Series
Beiträge zur Geschichte des Parlamentarismus und der politischen Parteien, Band 181/ Contributions to the History of Parliamentarianism and Political Parties, vol. 181
Year of publication
Language
German
Pages
684
Format
Brochure with gatefolds
Price
68,00 €
ISBN
978-3-7700-5348
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