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Author Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937.

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

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Biography - MPLG-6  B KES    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  943.08 KESSLER    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xxiv, 924 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
A selection of the early diaries, 1880-1918, of Count Harry Kessler, translated into English for the first time.
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 volume of early diaries 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.
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.
Added Author Easton, Laird McLeod, 1956-
Added Title Tagebuch, 1880-1937. Selections. English
ISBN 9780307265821
030726582X

 
    
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