The Junkers were the members of the landed nobility in Prussia. They owned
great estates that were maintained and worked by peasants with few rights.
Foremost among these are the Prussian Junkers, a feudal aristocracy that has
survived in unbroken ascendancy all of the revolutions, including Hitler's, that ...
Jan 23, 2012 ... The Prussian Junkers were the black heart of the German ... But the world was
changing ways that cabbage-Junkers could not control.
... what happened to the old Prussian aristocracy better known as the Junkers
whose scions included Bismarck, von Moltke, and von Manstein?
Nov 2, 2009 ... It is refreshing to be told by William Hagen that 'refractoriness and
insubordination proved to be Prussian virtues'.(p. 645) This statement would ...
Nov 7, 2011 ... Junkers. Unbounded reverence for rank was a characteristic of all the Germanic
peoples. The ordinary German was docile and submissive to ...
Frederick William inherited a state where the previous ruler had been held in very
low regard by the real power base in Brandenburg-Prussia – the Junkers.
A member of the Prussian landed aristocracy, a class formerly associated with
political reaction and militarism. [German, from Middle High German junchērre, ...
William W. Hagen. Ordinary Prussians: Brandenburg Junkers and Villagers, 1500
-1840. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 712 pp. $100.00 (cloth) ...
"Junkers" is a plural form of "Junker": a member of the Prussian aristocracy noted
especially for militarism. Type of: Prussian. +Audio pronunciation...