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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198208316

ISBN-13: 9780198208310

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

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

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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:
9780198208310
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Abbreviations
Introduction1
1Arms and the Men15
2Continental Equilibrium? 1904-190864
3The Breakdown of Equilibrium in the East: From the Bosnian Crisis to the Balkan Wars, 1908-1912112
4The Breakdown of Equilibrium in the West, 1908-1912165
5The Great Acceleration, 1912-1913231
6Vials of Wrath, 1913-1914329
Conclusion409
Bibliography422
Index441

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