Bismarck: Some Secret Pages of His History; Being a Diary Kept by Dr. Moritz Busch during Twenty-Five Years' Official and Private Intercourse with the Great Chancellor - Vol. 1

Bismarck: Some Secret Pages of His History; Being a Diary Kept by Dr. Moritz Busch during Twenty-Five Years' Official and Private Intercourse with the Great Chancellor - Vol. 1

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Bismarck: Some Secret Pages of His History; Being a Diary Kept by Dr. Moritz Busch during Twenty-Five Years' Official and Private Intercourse with the Great Chancellor - Vol. 1

Bismarck: Some Secret Pages of His History; Being a Diary Kept by Dr. Moritz Busch during Twenty-Five Years' Official and Private Intercourse with the Great Chancellor - Vol. 1

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The work which I now present to the German people contains a complete account of all the events of which I was a witness during my intercourse of over twenty years with Prince Bismarck and his entourage. Part of it is not entirely new, as I have embodied in it portions of the book published by me in 1878, under the title: Prince Bismarck and his People during the Franco-German War. I have, however, restored the numerous passages which it was then deemed expedient to omit, and I have also dispensed with the many modifications by which, at that time, certain asperities of language had to be toned down. The bulk of the present work consists of a detailed narrative of the whole period of my intercourse with the Prince both before and after the French campaign. I collected and noted down all these particulars respecting Prince Bismarck and his immediate supporters and assistants, in the first place for my own use, and secondly as a contribution to the character and history of the Political Regenerator of Germany. The sole object of . . .

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