Confessional policy and the limits of state action: Frederick William III and the Prussian Church Union 1817–40

@article{Clark1996ConfessionalPA,
  title={Confessional policy and the limits of state action: Frederick William III and the Prussian Church Union 1817–40},
  author={Christopher Clark},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={39},
  pages={985 - 1004}
}
  • C. Clark
  • Published 1 December 1996
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
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