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The Rhyme of History : Lessons of the Great War.

By: MacMillan, Margaret, 1943-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Brookings Essay: Publisher: Washington : Brookings Institution Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (28 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780815725985; 0815725981.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rhyme of History : Lessons of the Great War.DDC classification: 940.311 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; The Promise and Peril of Globalization, Then and Now; Rising Tides of Nationalism and Sectarianism; The Temptations of the Client State; The Complacencies of Peace; The Ultimate Deterrent-and other Delusions; Failures at the Top; Wanted: A World Policeman; About the Author; Further Reading.
Summary: As the 100th anniversary of World War I approaches, historian Margaret MacMillan compares current global tensions-rising nationalism, globalization's economic pressures, sectarian strife, and the United States' fading role as the world's pre-eminent superpower-to the period preceding the Great War. In illuminating the years before 1914, MacMillan shows the many parallels between then and now, telling an urgent story for our time. THE BROOKINGS ESSAY: In the spirit of its commitment to high-quality, independent research, the Brookings Institution has commissioned works on major topics.
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Front Cover; Copyright Information; Table of Contents; The Promise and Peril of Globalization, Then and Now; Rising Tides of Nationalism and Sectarianism; The Temptations of the Client State; The Complacencies of Peace; The Ultimate Deterrent-and other Delusions; Failures at the Top; Wanted: A World Policeman; About the Author; Further Reading.

As the 100th anniversary of World War I approaches, historian Margaret MacMillan compares current global tensions-rising nationalism, globalization's economic pressures, sectarian strife, and the United States' fading role as the world's pre-eminent superpower-to the period preceding the Great War. In illuminating the years before 1914, MacMillan shows the many parallels between then and now, telling an urgent story for our time. THE BROOKINGS ESSAY: In the spirit of its commitment to high-quality, independent research, the Brookings Institution has commissioned works on major topics.

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<p> Margaret MacMillan is a professor of international history at Oxford University where she is warden of St. Antony's College. She is also a history professor at the University of Toronto. MacMillan is an acclaimed author, whose titles include The War that Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 ; Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History ; Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India ; and the multiple-award-winning Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World , among others. MacMillan is a Fellowof the Royal Society of Literature and is a member of numerous editorial boards, including First World War Studies.</p>

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