A Companion to World War I by John Horne

By John Horne

A significant other to the 1st international warfare brings jointly a world staff of exceptional historians who offer a chain of unique and thought-provoking essays on the most devastating occasions in sleek history.- contains 38 essays by means of best students who study the present nation of ancient scholarship at the First global conflict- offers large assurance spanning the pre-war interval, the army clash, social, monetary, political, and cultural advancements, and the war’s legacy- deals unique views on issues as varied as method and strategies, warfare crimes, technological know-how and know-how, and the humanities DEPOSITили

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The Arming of Europe and the Making of the First World War, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1996. Howard, Michael, “Men Against Fire. ), Military Strategy and the Origins of the First World War. An International Security Reader, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1991, pp. 3–19. Jaurès, Jean, L’Armée nouvelle, 1911; new edition, Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 2003; English, abridged translation, Democracy and Military Service, ed. G. G. Coulton, London, Simpkin Marshall, 1916. Joll, James, 1914: The Unspoken Assumptions, London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1968 (inaugural lecture), republished in H.

HOLLAND BELGIUM UNITED KINGDOM SWEDEN EE GR 200 miles POR TU GA L NORWAY IA RB SE C BULGARIA ROMANIA OTTOMAN EMPIRE RUSSIA Neutral Powers States remaining neutral on the outbreak of war, and joining the Allied Powers in 1915 The ‘Entente’ or ‘Allied Powers’, following the German attack on Belgium and the Austrian attack on Serbia States remaining neutral on the outbreak of war, and joining the Central Powers in 1914–15 The ‘Central Powers’ THE WAR IMAGINED: 1890–1914 5 National Enmities Notable among these attitudes were deep animosities on the part of the political and military elites of Europe, their readiness to reckon in terms of absolute enmity and their reluctance to set a higher price on resolving conflict than on going to war.

34 Poincaré’s policy of maintaining national security by strengthening existing military agreements with Russia and deepening the “entente” with Britain nonetheless carried increased risks. In particular, France might have to support Russia in a war even if this resulted from conflict between Austria-Hungary and Russia in the Balkans. After the war, and in the light of its catastrophic cost for all the countries concerned, a black myth was forged of Poincaré-la-guerre (war-mongering Poincaré), which accused him of plotting with Russia to engineer war with Germany or at least to take an unreasonably hard line that might have the same effect (see chapter 2).

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