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Author Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937

Common Titl Tagebuch, 1880-1937. Selections. English
Title Journey to the abyss : the diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918 / edited, translated, and with an introduction by Laird M. Easton

Publ Info New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  DD231.K4 A3 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiv, 924 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
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
Includes bibliographical references (p. [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
Note 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
LC subject Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937 -- Diaries
Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937 -- Childhood and youth
Intellectuals -- Germany -- Diaries
Diplomats -- Germany -- Diaries
Germany -- History -- 1871-1918 -- Sources
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1888-1918 -- Sources
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Sources
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Sources
Elite (Social sciences) -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, German
Add Author Easton, Laird McLeod, 1956-
ISBN 9780307265821
030726582X