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Outbreak of World War I
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A masterful account of the Hapsburg Empire's bumbling entrance into World War I, and its rapid collapse on the Eastern FrontThe Austro-Hungarian army that marched east and south to confront the Russians and Serbs in the opening campaigns of World War I had a glorious past but a pitiful present. Speaking a mystifying array of languages and lugging outdated weapons, the Austrian troops were /5(4). For Americans, World War II began in December of , with the bombing of Pearl Harbor; but for Poland, the war began on September 1, , when Hitler's soldiers invaded, followed later that month by Stalin's Red Army/5(13).
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In July-August an international crisis culminated in the outbreak of the First World War. The crisis had three phases. In the first, one of the six European Great Powers, Austria-Hungary, launched a war against Serbia. In the second, this war escalated into a Continent-wide conflict involving Germany, Russia, and France. A "chilling" and "expertly" written history of the September Campaign and the onset of World War II (Times of London).For Americans, World War II began in December of , with the bombing of Pearl Harbor; but for Poland, the war began on September 1, , when Hitler's soldiers invaded, followed later that month by Stalin's Red Army.
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The First World War has been described as the "primordial catastrophe of the twentieth century." Arguably, Italian Fascism, German National Socialism and Soviet Leninism and Stalinism would not have emerged without the cultural and political shock of World War I/5(3).
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This well-written book describes and documents the views and opinions of common, everyday people all over Europe in the weeks and days leading up to the outbreak of World War I (no one expected war), the change in views when war began (we must fight to defend our countries!), citizens' inability to obtain good information on what was happening in the war due to government censorship and, finally, the /5(13).
One hundred years after the outbreak of World War I, Graham Allison, the famed international relations scholar most recognized for his analysis of the Cuban Missile Crisis (a crisis remarkably influenced by World War I), made clear that for him, World War I’s most important lesson is that “despite the fact that there’s many reasons for.
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W.
Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War 4/5(K). "Outbreak" starts with a short introduction, which briefly mentions the event that triggered World War I.
On Jin Sarajevo, Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian nationalist, assassinated the heir apparent to the throne of Austria-Hungary, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his.
In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War I: thirty days in /5(94). The First World War has been described as the "primordial catastrophe of the twentieth century." Arguably, Italian Fascism, German National Socialism and Soviet Leninism and Stalinism would not have emerged without the cultural and political shock of World War I.
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Herwig. Houghton Mifflin Company, Barbara Tuchman's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic about the opening of World War I beautifully reissued and repackaged with The Proud Tower and The Zimmerman Telegram as a Modern Library set: Barbara Tuchman's Great War.
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best nonfiction books of all time. The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman's classic histories of the First World War era In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize-winning account, renowned historian Barbara W.
Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War I: thirty days in /5(57).This new book provides a synthesis of the latest historical, research into why in a Balkan conflict escalated into a general European war.
It focuses on the decision-making of each power during the July-August crisis, and analyzes the role of economics, militarism, imperialism, and the /5(1).World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war that lasted from 28 July to 11 November Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history.