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By William Mulligan

ISBN-10: 0521713943

ISBN-13: 9780521713948

ISBN-10: 0521886333

ISBN-13: 9780521886338

offering a brand new interpretation of the origins of the 1st international warfare, this textbook synthesises contemporary scholarship and introduces the foremost historiographical and political debates surrounding the outbreak of the battle. William Mulligan argues that the battle used to be a much from inevitable final result of overseas politics within the early 20th century and indicates in its place that there have been robust forces working in favour of the upkeep of peace. His clean point of view at the pre-war foreign procedure takes account of recent techniques to the learn of foreign politics because the finish of the chilly battle and the acceleration of globalisation. Thematic chapters learn key concerns, together with the army, public opinion, economics, international relations and geopolitics, and examine family members among the good powers, the position of smaller states, the disintegrating empires and the July situation. This compelling account will considerably revise our figuring out of international relations, political tradition, and financial heritage from 1870 to 1914.

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