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Origins of the First World War Diplomatic and Military Documents

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ISBN-10: 0719074215

ISBN-13: 9780719074219

Edition: 2013

Authors: Annika Mombauer

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Annika Mombauer's essential source reader translates, cross-references and annotates a vast range of international diplomatic and military documents on the origins of the First World War. It collects together newly discovered or not previously available in English, drawn from a broad range of sources and countries into a single, indispensible text for students and scholars alike.The volume includes a detailed scholarly introduction which analyses the most controversial issues in the debate on the origins of the War and provides a comprehensive overview of the history of document collections on the war’s origins. The documents cover the period 1911–14, with particular emphasis on the July…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 5/31/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Annika Mombauer is a Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at the Open University

A note on translations and editing
Glossary of names
A note on copyright
The period of 'avoided wars', 1911-1914
Documents from 1911: (1)-(16)
Documents from 1912: (17)-(50)
Documents from 1913: (51)-(69)
Documents from 1914: (70)-(102)
The July Crisis
Immediate reactions to the assassination: (103)-(116)
The Hoyos Mission: (117)-(148)
Planning the Ultimatum: (149)-(189)
Reactions to the Ultimatum: (190)-(268)
'The machine is in motion': (269)-(332)
Mediation proposals and ultimatums: (333)-(382)
The European war becomes a reality: (383)-(428)
Appendix: Documents and their provenance