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origins of the First World War

origins of the First World War

great power rivalry and German war aims

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by H.W. Koch.
ContributionsKoch, H. W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20581666M

Hidden History, The Secret Origins of the First World War by Gerry Docherty and Jim Macgregor is available from most leading bookshops and also through Amazon, Alibris, etc. ‘A most remarkable book about the true origins of the First World War.’ Will Podmore, author British Foreign Policy Since To read exclusive extracts from their book Hidden History: The Secret Origins of the First World War and also their latest research, please visit the authors’ blog at saltybreezeandpinetrees.com Hidden History is available from all good bookstores and online retailers.

The historians and the origins of the First World War From Frank McDonough - The origins of the First and Second World Wars Cambridge (edited) War guilt: the changing debate The outbreak of the First World War is one of the most controversial and repeatedly debated subjects in history. Jan 29,  · Controversies and Consensus, Longman, , and The origins of the First World War: diplomatic and military documents, Manchester University Press, She has written a book on the July Crisis for the Beck Verlag, Germany, which will be published in , and is working on a comparative history of the Battle of the Marne, to be published by.

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She brings the story up to the present with current views of the significance and meaning of the origins of the First World War. Annika Mombauer is Lecturer in European History, The Open University. She is the author of Helmuth von Moltke and the Origins of the First World War ().Cited by: Other recent good books on the origins or the war itself are Annika Mombauer, Helmuth von Moltke and the Origins of the First World War (); David Stevenson, Cataclysm: The First World War as Political Tragedy () and With our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in () (Cataclysm is the best one-volume history of the war I've saltybreezeandpinetrees.com by: Gordon Martel’s Origins of the First World War examines the many crises, diplomatic struggles, alliances, and war plans that contributed to the outbreak of war in As Martel discusses the various beliefs and actions of the major European powers, he refers to a collection of original documents in the back of the book/5.

Sep 10,  · If you're a student of history, specifically of the first world war, you simply must read this book. Joll and Martel examine the origins of the first world war (both the conventional explanations and the more conspiratorially minded ones) from all angles possible/5.

The Origins of the First World War is a highly readable and enlightening tour of the world in mid Joll doesn't come at you from any particular political perspective and grants you access to Cited by: A second edition of this leading introduction to the origins of the First World War and the pre-war international system.

William Mulligan shows how the war was a far from inevitable outcome of international politics in the early twentieth century and suggests instead that there were powerful forces operating in favour of the maintenance of saltybreezeandpinetrees.com by: The Origins of the Second World War is a non-fiction book by the English historian A.

Taylor, examining the causes of World War saltybreezeandpinetrees.com was first published in by Hamish HamiltonAuthor: A. Taylor. The Russian Origins of the First World War. Book Description: In a major reinterpretation, Sean McMeekin rejects the standard notion of the war’s beginning as either a Germano-Austrian pre-emptive strike or a miscalculation.

The key to the outbreak of violence, he argues, lies in St. Petersburg. The Origins of the Second World War. Inhe published his most controversial book, The Origins of the Second World War, which earned him a reputation as a revisionist. Gordon Martel notes that "it made a profound impact.

The book became a classic and a central point of reference in all discussion on the Second World War."Alma mater: Oriel College, Oxford. 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 ofand 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. The First World War began in central Europe in late July There were many factors that led Europe to war, such as the conflicts and hostility between the great powers over the previous four decades.

The immediate origins of the war, however, lay in the decisions taken by statesmen and generals during the July Crisis of The debate on the origins of the First World War started almost as soon as the conflict broke out in August Both sides quickly published collections of diplomatic correspondence purporting to show that the blame for the war lay elsewhere.

The British Blue Book, for example, argued that Britain. The seminal event of the 20th century, the origins of the First World War have always been difficult to establish and have aroused deep controversy.

Annika Mombauer tracks the impassioned debates as they developed at critical points through the twentieth century. The book focuses on the controversy itself, rather than the specific events leading up to the war. There is a tremendous amount of general and specialized literature on World War I.

Classic accounts of the war are S. Fay, The Origins of the World War (rev.repr. ) and B. Schmitt, The Coming of the War, (, repr. Get this from a library. The origins of the First World War. [Gordon Martel] -- "The Origins of the First World War deals with the policies and the issues that brought Europe to war in The position of each of the great powers within the international framework is concisely.

The catastrophe of the First World War, and the destruction, revolution, and enduring hostilities it wrought, make the issue of its origins a perennial puzzle. Since World War II, Germany has been viewed as the primary culprit.

Now, in a major reinterpretation of the conflict, Sean McMeekin rejects the standard notions of the war’s beginning. Apr 06,  · The Russian Origins of the First World War by Sean McMeekin (Penguin, ) Maintains it was a war Russia wanted as a bid for control of the Balkans and Near East.

Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary in World War I by Alexander Watson (Basic Books, Oct. Feb 23,  · Buy The Origins of the First World War (Origins Of Modern Wars) 2 by J.

Joll (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). The Origins of the First World War is a concise introduction to one of the major historical saltybreezeandpinetrees.com pamphlet:* surveys the roots of the conflict* assesses the legacy of Bismarck's diplomacy* outlines the assassination crisis* focuses on influences affecting individual countries* examines the historical saltybreezeandpinetrees.com third edition includes a new introduction, a chronology of the key.

Get this from a library. The origins of the First World War. [James Joll; Gordon Martel] -- "In this new edition Gordon Martel has woven into the original text the enormous amount of new research on the subject that has been conducted by historians over the past twenty years. New arguments.

Apr 03,  · Topics World War, Causes, Europe Politics and government Publisher The Macmillan Company Collection statelibrarypennsylvania; americana Digitizing sponsor This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and the .Anika Mombauer.

The Origins and Cause of the First World War: Controversies and Consensus. This book provides a general survey of the theories on the causes of the First World saltybreezeandpinetrees.com discusses the long term causes of the war, including nationalism, militarism .Jul 19,  · Overview of Gerry Docherty & Jim Macgregor’s Book.

By Antony C. Black. Thus, the official, canonized history of the origins of the First World War, so they tell us, is one long, unmitigated lie from start to finish. Even more to the conspiratorial point is the authors’ thesis that – and to paraphrase a later Churchill who figures.