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The European powers in the First World War

an encyclopedia

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

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  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Encyclopedias.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Europe -- Encyclopedias.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Spencer C. Tucker ; associate editors, Laura Matysek Wood, Justin D. Murphy.
      SeriesGarland reference library of the humanities ;, v. 1483
      ContributionsTucker, Spencer, 1937-, Wood, Laura Matysek., Murphy, Justin D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD510 .E97 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 783 p. ;
      Number of Pages783
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL804883M
      ISBN 100815303998, 081533351X
      LC Control Number95041418

        European powers started the Great War a century ago – underestimating the tragedies ahead PHOTO: Virginia Mayo/The Associated Press, The graves of First World War soldiers, Private George Ellison, background right, and Private John Parr, foreground, face each other at the Saint Symphorien Cemetery near Mons, Belgium.   The first third of the book outlines the great diplomatic realignment of Europe, as the entente cordiale of Russia, France and Britain formed against the Triple Alliance of the Central Powers.

      World War I (WWI) was the first _____ war in world history. total One of the last of the European powers to become industrialized, Russia entered World War I in . In , he published a book called Germany’s War Plans in the First World War which pointed out that, a month into the war, the German Chancellor, Bethmann Hollweg, had drawn up a list of all the territory Germany wanted to take over. ‘Look!’ said Fischer, ‘This shows that Germany wanted a war of expansion in , just like Hitler.

      By Seán Lang. Part of First World War For Dummies Cheat Sheet. The fighting in the First World war was heavily concentrated in Europe and the Middle East. This map shows the main fronts of the war: the Western and Eastern Fronts, Gallipoli, Italy, Serbia, Salonika, Mesopotamia and . By JOHN KEEGAN Knopf. Read the Review. A European Tragedy. The First World War was a tragic and unnecessary conflict. Unnecessary because the train of events that led to its outbreak might have been broken at any point during the five weeks of crisis that preceded the first clash of arms, had prudence or common goodwill found a voice; tragic because the consequences of the first .


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: European Powers in the First World War (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) (): Tucker, Spencer: Books5/5(1). The European powers in the First World War book The European Powers in the First World War: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities Book ) - Kindle edition by Tucker, Spencer C.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.5/5(1). The European Powers in the First World War: An Encyclopedia Professor and Holder of the John Biggs Chair in Military History Spencer C Tucker, Spencer Tucker, Laura Matysek Wood, Justin D.

Murphy. By the time the First World War ended ineight million people had died in what had been perhaps the most apocalyptic episode the world had known. This Very Short Introduction provides a concise and insightful history of the Great War--from the state of Europe into the role of the US, the collapse of Russia, and the eventual /5.

The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth century as mechanized warfare and mass death. It also helped to usher in the ideas that have shaped our times--modernism in the arts, new approaches 4/5.

World War I began in after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and lasted until During the conflict, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire (the Central Powers) fought against Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy, Romania, Japan and the United States (the Allied Powers).

World War I, also called First World War or Great War, an international conflict that in –18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along with Russia, the United States, the Middle East, and other regions. What is not true of the European empires before World War I.

Italy and Germany had each been unified states for less than 50 years Great Britain, France, Italy and Germany each had possessions in Africa Germany had a possession in China The European powers had little to no influence in Asia and the Pacific.

One of the last of the European powers to become industrialized, Russia entered World War I in under the leadership of a. Lenin. Nicholas II. Marx. Catherine the Great. First World War (World War I) is considered as one of the largest wars in history.

The world’s great powers assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (British Empire, France and the Russian Empire) versus the Central Powers (Germany and Austria-Hungary).

WWI lasted from 28 July to 11 November Table of Contents. The Great War. War of Attrition: Fighting the First World War by William Philpott (Overlook, ).

Reexamines the causes and lingering effects of the war, drawing on experiences of front-line soldiers, munitions workers, politicians and diplomats, and shows how U.S.

support early in the war led to the country’s emergence on the world stage. The European balance of power referred to international relations between European countries during the First World War, which evolved into the present states of Europe.

The Nineteenth Century political concept emerged at the Peace of Paris in It is often known by the term European State System. Britain was one of the powers guaranteeing (in and again in ), to protect Belgium as 'an independent and perpetually neutral state'.

Under this obligation Britain declares war on Germany on August 4. For the first time in years all the major powers of Europe are at war.

[NOTE.­This document is a reprint of a pamphlet published by Messrs. Liebheit and Thiesen of Berlin under the title "The German White Book: the only authorised translation." course of the last 6 years Servia has led Europe to the brink of a world-war.

toward the localising of the war, and toward convincing the other powers that Austria. Yes it could happen today, but not in Europe; maybe in other parts of the world. So let’s first answer the question of what war meant for European diplomacy in What did war mean for European diplomacy.

1) War was seen. The second book on your list is To Arms (), volume one of Hew Strachan’s book The First World War. This is quite a big book. Yes, 1, pages.

You need pretty strong wrists if you want to read it in bed. The bibliography alone is 50 pages. And it’s almost all about just the first year of the war. World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war that lasted from to Contemporaneously described as "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history.

Date: 28 July – 11 November(4 years, 3. Europe in the early 20th century had known no great war, involving all the Continent’s major Powers, since the fall of Napoleon. Although European society had been transformed in the interim, the changes had made war more difficult rather than impossible, and the underpinnings of the long 19th-century peace had grown fragile.

This is the first truly definitive history of World War I, the war that has had the greatest impact on the course of the twentieth century. The first generation of its historians had access to a limited range of sources, and they focused primarily on military events.

More recent approaches have embraced cultural, diplomatic, economic, and social history. The British Empire and the First World War (by Ashley Jackson, published in BBC History Magazine, 9, 11 () and reprinted in a First World War Special Issue ) Images of the Western Front dominate British popular memory of the First World War, unsurprising given the proximity of the trenches to British homes and the factFile Size: KB.

History. After World War II, the world split into two large geopolitical blocs, separating into spheres of communism and led to the Cold War, during which the term First World was often used because of its political, social, and economic relevance. The term itself was first introduced in the late s by the United Nations.

Today, the First World is slightly. The first is diplomatic history, which seeks in the archives of the major powers the reasons, and more important, the mistakes that brought the war about. The diplomatic history of Europe .A superpower is a state with a dominant position characterized by its extensive ability to exert influence or project power on a global scale.

This is done through the combined means of economic, military, technological and cultural strength as well as diplomatic and soft power influence. Traditionally, superpowers are preeminent among the great powers. The term was first applied post World.