By John Horne
A spouse to the 1st international struggle brings jointly a global crew of unusual historians who offer a sequence of unique and thought-provoking essays on some of the most devastating occasions in sleek history.- contains 38 essays by way of prime students who study the present nation of ancient scholarship at the First international battle- offers large assurance spanning the pre-war interval, the army clash, social, financial, political, and cultural advancements, and the war’s legacy- deals unique views on issues as assorted as method and strategies, conflict crimes, technological know-how and expertise, and the humanities DEPOSITили
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34 Krumeich, Armaments and Politics, ch. 1; Weber, Nationalist Revival, pp. 129–30; John Keiger, Raymond Poincaré, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 145–63. 35 Fischer, War of Illusions, p. 163. 36 Cf Stig Förster, Der doppelte Militarismus. Die deutsche Heeresrüstungspolitik zwischen Statusquo-Sicherung und Aggression 1890–1913, Stuttgart, Franz Steiner, 1985; Michael Geyer, Deutsche Rüstungspolitik 1860–1980, Frankfurt am Main, Suhrkamp, 1984. 37 Krumeich, Armaments and Politics.
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A Companion to World War I by John Horne