Appropriate for courses in Western civilization surveys, modern Europe, and twentieth-century Europe, this text examines in detail the origins of the first world war. An ideal supplementary text, it is concise, readable, and offers a combination of traditional and diplomatic history with the historical controversy of the origin of the First World War. Thoroughly revised and accessible, the second edition represents a most up-to-date treatment available on this topic. Features: * Deals with the conduct of European diplomacy between 1871 and 1914. * Examines the pivotal event that prompted the war and the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife at Sarajevo. * Details the conduct of European diplomacy in the five summer weeks that passed between Sarajevo and the opening shot or the war. New to this edition: * Incorporates current scholarship to update the interpretation of the causes of World War I and presents revised coverage of the question of national responsibility, the role of public opinion, the problematic alliance system, and the breakdown of diplomacy. * Focuses on the key importance of the first world war in revolutionizing European history and society.
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Book Description Harcourt Brace. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0155014382 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0067205
Book Description Harcourt Brace, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110155014382
Book Description Harcourt College Pub, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 170 pages. 8.25x5.50x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0155014382
Book Description Harcourt Brace, 1995. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Appropriate for courses in Western Civilization, Modern Europe, and Twentieth-Century Europe, this text examines the origins of the First World War. An ideal supplementary text, it is concise, readable, and combines traditional and diplomatic history with the controversy surrounding the origin of the First World War. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0155014382
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