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Kaspar Hauser

Europe's Child

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Kaspar Hauser by Martin Kitchen
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On Whit Monday 1828 a strange youth, barely able to speak and hardly able to walk appeared in Nuremberg. This case of a "wild man" excited widespread curiosity, and many prominent figures wanted to test their pedagogical and medical theories on such a promising subject. Who was he? Was he, as many claimed, the rightful heir to the Grand Duchy of Baden, or was he simply an ingenious fraud? This book examines the many ramifications of this case, and offers many insights into the social, political and intellectual life of Biedermeier Germany.

Author Biography

MARTIN KITCHEN is Professor at the Department of History, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. His publications include, as author, The British Empire and Commonwealth: A Short History and Fascism and he is co-author (with L.Aronsen) of The Origins of the Cold War in Comparative Perspective.
Release date NZ
July 11th, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XV, 239 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
239
Dimensions
140x216x21
ISBN-13
9780333962145
Product ID
2245778

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