The growth of discontent.
Improbability of popular government in Germany
Absence of class conflicts, in English history
Their frequency in Germany
Class strife an obstacle to popular government
Nature of true democracy; vertical and horizontal parties
Organic changes popular government would cause in the Empire
The Liberal "Ministry of Doctors"
Division of the Liberals and breaking up of the cabinet
The Reactionary ministry of Hohenwart, 1871.
The Liberal ministry of Auersperg, 1871-79.
The Liberals offend the crown and upset the cabinet.
Taafe's ministry, and its relation to the parties (1879-93)
The failure of his Bohemian compromise and his resignation
The cabinets of Windischgrätz, Kielmansegg, and Badeni
Taafe's policy postponed but did not solve the political problem
The difficulties of that problem