Fischer, Fritz, 1908-1999.

World power or decline; the controversy over Germany's aims in the First World War. Translated by Lancelot L. Farrar, Robert Kimber, and Rita Kimber. - New York, Norton [1974] - xxiii, 131 p. 21 cm.

Translation of Weltmacht oder Niedergang.

Includes bibliographical references.

World policy and war policy: Germany's persisting desire for world power -- The July crisis: a provocation to war -- The September program: not an insignificant interlude but a blueprint for world power -- Not a succession of crises but the persisting desire for power -- The pursuit of world power: commitment, not reaction -- Not Bethmann Hollweg's aims but Germany's aims -- Victory: preservation of the conservative system, not its abolition -- The theory of English war guilt / Egmont Zechlin -- The historian's concern for the present / Gerhard Ritter.

Translation of Weltmacht oder Niedergang.

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World War, 1914-1918--Germany.
World War, 1914-1918--Historiography.

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