The Great Powers, Imperialism and the German Problem 1865-1925 / Edition 1

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Overview

This is a lucid and well-structured text dealing with key issues in international affairs from the period of German unification to the aftermath of World War I. It:

• Provides excellent explanation and analysis of the central issues

• Clarifies a notoriously complex period of international history

• Updates traditional books in this field of 19th and 20th century diplomatic/international history

• Takes a thematic approach

• Leads students through the main events and reviews recent trends in historical debate and scholarship

• Includes an annotated bibliography
Consideration of 'the German problem' and 'the Balkan problem' have taken on a new urgency and relevance with recent developments in Europe, and this book provides an excellent introduction to the subject.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415104449
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/12/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

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Introduction: the European powers in the late nineteenth century 1
1 International relations: Biarritz to the Berlin Post, 1865-1875 24
2 The dilemma of Bismarckian foreign policy, 1875-1887 44
3 Imperial rivalries in Africa, 1875-1898 74
4 The Far Eastern crisis of 1895-1905 and the ententes of 1904 and 1907 109
5 Weltpolitik, the navy and Anglo-German relations, 1897-1913 141
6 Crises and tension, 1905-1913 166
7 The great powers and the July crisis, 1914 202
Epilogue: The German Problem, 1919-1925 241
Index 255
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