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The war that ended peace : the road to 1914 /

Presents a narrative portrait of Europe in the years leading up to World War I that illuminates the political, cultural, and economic factors and contributing personalities that shaped major events. Full description

Main Author: MacMillan, Margaret, 1943-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Random House, 2013
Contents: War or peace? -- Europe in 1900 -- Great Britain and splendid isolation -- "Woe to the country that has a child for king!" : Wilhelm II and Germany -- Weltpolitik : Germany's place on the world stage -- Dreadnought : the Anglo-German naval rivalry -- Unlikely friends : the Entente Cordiale between France and Britain -- The bear and the whale : Russia and Great Britain -- The loyalty of the Nibelungs : the dual alliance of Austria-Hungary and Germany -- What were they thinking? : hopes, fears, ideas, and unspoken assumptions -- Dreaming of peace -- Thinking about war -- Making the plans -- The crises start : Germany, France, and Morocco -- The Bosnian crisis : confrontation. between Russia and Austria-Hungary in the Balkans -- 1911 : the year of discords : Morocco again -- The first Balkan Wars -- Preparing for war or peace : Europe's last months of peace -- Assassination at Sarajevo -- The end of the Concert of Europe : Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia -- turning out the lights : Europe's last week of peace -- The War.
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