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Product Description: This edited volume examines the experience of World War I of small nations, defined here in terms of their relative weakness vis-a-vis the major actors in European diplomacy, and colonial peripheries, encompassing areas that were subject to colonial rule by European empires and thus located far from the heartland of these empires...read more
By R¢is¡n Healy (editor)

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9789004292963 | Brill Academic Pub, February 11, 2016, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: This edited volume examines the experience of World War I of small nations, defined here in terms of their relative weakness vis-a-vis the major actors in European diplomacy, and colonial peripheries, encompassing areas that were subject to colonial rule by European empires and thus located far from the heartland of these empires.

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Product Description: The book also reveals a new perspective of Bismarck’s diplomacy beginning shortly after he engineered the Dual Alliance between the two countries in 1879. It demonstrates that as early as 1882 Bismarck became aware that the Austrian army was far weaker than assumed when he concluded the alliance...read more

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9781498528979, titled "Military Diplomacy in the Dual Alliance: German Military Attaché Reporting from Vienna, 1879-1914" | Lexington Books, December 24, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The book also reveals a new perspective of Bismarck’s diplomacy beginning shortly after he engineered the Dual Alliance between the two countries in 1879.

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Product Description: The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War may be commemorated by some as a great moment of national history. But the standard history of Britain’s choice for war is far from the truth. Using a wide range of sources, including the personal papers of many of the key figures, some for the first time, historian Douglas Newton presents a new, dramatic narrative...read more

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9781781683507 | Verso Books, August 12, 2014, cover price $34.95

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9781781688168 | Reprint edition (Verso Books, March 10, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War may be commemorated by some as a great moment of national history.

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Product Description: Now in paperback, a brilliant history of the year it began―"a year forever memorable," in Woodrow Wilson's words―that examines the war and its causes through new eyes.

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9780802778116 | Walker & Co, February 14, 2012, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In The Lost History of 1914, Jack Beatty offers a highly original view of World War I, testing against fresh evidence the long-dominant assumption that it was inevitable.

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9781632862020 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 3, 2015), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Now in paperback, a brilliant history of the year it began―"a year forever memorable," in Woodrow Wilson's words―that examines the war and its causes through new eyes.

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Product Description: On 28 June 1914 the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in the Balkans. Five fateful weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war. Much time and ink has been spent ever since trying to identify the "guilty" person or state responsible, or alternatively attempting to explain the underlying forces that 'inevitably' led to war in 1914...read more

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9780199665389 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: On 28 June 1914 the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in the Balkans.

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Product Description: In the horrific conflict of 1914–1918 known first as “The Great War” and later as World War I, Latin American nations were peripheral players. Only after the U.S. entered the fighting in 1917 did eight of the twenty republics declare war...read more

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9780739187739, titled "Colombia and World War I: The Experience of a Neutral Latin American Nation During the Great War and Its Aftermath, 1914–1921" | Lexington Books, June 12, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: In the horrific conflict of 1914–1918 known first as “The Great War” and later as World War I, Latin American nations were peripheral players.

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Product Description: Woodrow Wilson is often considered one of the greatest presidents in American history because, in the first two years of his presidency, he succeeded on many fronts. However, acclaimed author and historian Richard Striner now makes the case that a presidency that is too often idealized was full of missteps and failures that profoundly affected America’s politics and people long after it ended...read more

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9781442229372 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 21, 2014, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Woodrow Wilson is often considered one of the greatest presidents in American history because, in the first two years of his presidency, he succeeded on many fronts.

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9781138024441 | Reprint edition (Routledge, March 19, 2014), cover price $155.00

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9780061146657 | Harpercollins, March 19, 2013, cover price $29.99

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9780061146664 | Reprint edition (Perennial, March 18, 2014), cover price $18.99
9780062223326 | Large print edition (Harpercollins, March 19, 2013), cover price $29.99

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Product Description: When war broke out in Europe in 1914, political leaders in the United States were swayed by popular opinion to remain neutral; yet less than three years later, the nation declared war on Germany. In Nothing Less Than War: A New History of America's Entry into World War I, Justus D...read more

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9780813130026 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, March 8, 2011, cover price $40.00

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9780813145501 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kentucky, January 23, 2014), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: When war broke out in Europe in 1914, political leaders in the United States were swayed by popular opinion to remain neutral; yet less than three years later, the nation declared war on Germany.

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Product Description: The common explanation for the outbreak of World War I depicts Europe as a minefield of nationalism, needing only the slightest pressure to set off an explosion of passion that would rip the continent apart. But in a crucial reexamination of the outbreak of violence, Michael Neiberg shows that ordinary Europeans, unlike their political and military leaders, neither wanted nor expected war during the fateful summer of 1914...read more

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9780674049543 | Belknap Pr, April 25, 2011, cover price $29.95

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9780674725935 | Reprint edition (Belknap Pr, October 14, 2013), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The common explanation for the outbreak of World War I depicts Europe as a minefield of nationalism, needing only the slightest pressure to set off an explosion of passion that would rip the continent apart.

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Product Description: Blending diplomatic, military, technology and business history, Winkler here shows how US officials during World War I discovered the enormous value of global communications. He looks at the American use of cable and radio, and how they benefited the war effort, particularly in the area of intelligence gathering...read more

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9780674028395 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: In an illuminating study that blends diplomatic, military, technology, and business history, Jonathan Reed Winkler shows how U.

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9780674725775 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, September 2, 2013), cover price $29.50 | About this edition: Blending diplomatic, military, technology and business history, Winkler here shows how US officials during World War I discovered the enormous value of global communications.

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Product Description: Traditionally isolated from mainstream European affairs, in 1914 the Dutch had no major allegiances that bound them to any one side of the conflict. Geographically and economically caught between two of the major belligerents, Great Britain and Germany, the Netherlands was constantly vulnerable to attack from either side...read more

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9789004209916 | Brill Academic Pub, June 20, 2013, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Traditionally isolated from mainstream European affairs, in 1914 the Dutch had no major allegiances that bound them to any one side of the conflict.

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Product Description: By the winter of 1916/17, World War I had reached a deadlock. While the Allies commanded greater resources and fielded more soldiers than the Central Powers, German armies had penetrated deep into Russia and France, and tenaciously held on to their conquered empire...read more

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9781612511481 | Naval Inst Pr, October 15, 2012, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: By the winter of 1916/17, World War I had reached a deadlock.

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Product Description: During World War I, aggressive countries infringed on the rights and privileges of neutral nations such as the Netherlands and Switzerland as they had been defined in prior international agreements. The essays in this critical collection provide comparisons of the history of neutrality in several countries involved in World War I and analyze the concept of neutrality from multiple perspectives: political, economic, cultural, and legal...read more
By Johan Den Hertog (editor) and Samuel Kruizinga (editor)

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9789052603704 | Aksant Academic Pub, July 15, 2011, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: During World War I, aggressive countries infringed on the rights and privileges of neutral nations such as the Netherlands and Switzerland as they had been defined in prior international agreements.

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Product Description: For much of the later nineteenth-century Britain regarded Russia as its main international rival, particularly as regarded the security of its colonial possessions in India. Yet, by 1907 Russia's political revolution, financial collapse and military defeat by Japan, transformed the situation, resulting in an Anglo-Russian rapprochement...read more

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9781409422464 | Ashgate Pub Co, May 1, 2011, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: For much of the later nineteenth-century Britain regarded Russia as its main international rival, particularly as regarded the security of its colonial possessions in India.

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Product Description: The conflagration that consumed Europe in August 1914 had been a long time in coming—and yet it need never have happened at all. For though all the European powers were prepared to accept a war as a resolution to the tensions which were fermenting across the Continent, only one nation wanted war to come: Imperial Germany...read more

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9781935149279 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, July 15, 2010, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The conflagration that consumed Europe in August 1914 had been a long time in coming—and yet it need never have happened at all.

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