Armaments and the Coming of War: Europe, 1904-1914 / Edition 1

Armaments and the Coming of War: Europe, 1904-1914 / Edition 1

by David Stevenson, D. Stevenson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198202083

ISBN-13: 9780198202080

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The global impact of the First World War dominated the history of the first half of the twentieth century. This major reassessment of the origins of the war, based on extensive original research in several countries is the first full analysis of the politics of armaments in pre-1914 Europe. Drawing on insights from political science, the book offers a fresh

Overview

The global impact of the First World War dominated the history of the first half of the twentieth century. This major reassessment of the origins of the war, based on extensive original research in several countries is the first full analysis of the politics of armaments in pre-1914 Europe. Drawing on insights from political science, the book offers a fresh conceptual framework for the origins of the First World War, and provides a thought-provoking case-study of the broader relationships between armaments and international conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198202080
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Arms and the Men
2. Continental Equilibrium? 1904-1908
3. The Breakdown of Equilibrium in the East: From the Bosnian Crisis to the Balkan Wars, 1908-1912
4. The Breakdown of Equilibrium in the West, 1908-1912
5. The Great Acceleration, 1912-1913
6. Vials of Wrath, 1912-1914
7. Conclusion

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