The fateful alliance : France, Russia, and the coming of the First World War / George F. Kennan.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c1984Edition: 1st ed.Description: xx, 300 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0394534948; 9780394534947; 0719017076 (MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PR); 9780719017070 (MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PR).Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes | Russia -- Foreign relations -- France | France -- Foreign relations -- Russia | France -- Foreign relations -- 1870-1940 | Russia -- Foreign relations -- 1894-1917 | Triple Alliance, 1882 | France Foreign relations 1870-1940 | France Foreign relations Russia | Russia Foreign relations 1894-1917 | Russia Foreign relations France | Triple Alliance, 1882 | World War, 1914-1918 CausesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Fateful alliance.DDC classification: 940.3/11 Other classification: 15.70 | 89.70
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-284) and index.
Politics and personalities, 1890 -- The turning point of 1890 -- The Narva maneuvers -- The "Entente Cordiale" -- Private stirrings -- The discussions resumed -- Cronstadt -- The ulterior relationships -- The military convention I -- The prelude to negotiation -- The military convention II -- Panama and Mohrenheim -- The convention adopted -- The Aftermath ; Epilogue -- App. I: Exchange of letters: N.K. Giers, A. Mohrenheim and Alexander Ribot, August 1891 -- App. II: Memorandum: N.N. Obruchev to N.K. Giers, May 1892 -- App. III: Exchange of notes: N.K. Giers and Ambassador Montebello, 1893-1894 ; Text of August 1892 military convention signed by N.N. Obruchev and Raoul le Mouton de Boisdeffre.
An analysis of the Russian-French alliance of 1894 and what went wrong in Europe at the end of the nineteenth century.