The Origins of the First World War.
By: Joll, James.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Origins Of Modern Wars: Publisher: White Plains : Taylor and Francis, 2013Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (357 p.).ISBN: 9781317875369.Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- CausesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Origins of the First World WarDDC classification: 940.311 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Maps -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Preface to the Second Edition -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The July crisis, 1914 -- 3 The alliance system and the old diplomacy -- 4 Militarism, armaments and strategy -- 5 The primacy of domestic politics -- 6 The international economy -- 7 Imperial rivalries -- 8 The mood of 1914 -- 9 Conclusion -- Further Reading -- Maps -- Index
James Joll's study is not simply another narrative, retracing the powder trail that was finally ignited at Sarajevo. It is an ambitious and wide-ranging analysis of the historical forces at work in the Europe of 1914, and the very different ways in which historians have subsequently attempted to understand them. The importance of the theme, the breadth and sympathy of James Joll's scholarship, and the clarity of his exposition, have all contributed to the spectacular success of the book since its first appearance in 1984. Revised by Gordon Martel, this new 3rd edition accommodates recent resea
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