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Dance of the furies : Europe and the outbreak of World War I

Author: Michael S Neiberg
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Neiberg marshals letters, diaries, and memoirs of ordinary citizens across Europe to show that the onset of war was experienced as a sudden, unexpected event. As they watched a minor diplomatic crisis erupt into a continental bloodbath, they expressed shock, revulsion, and fear. But when bargains between belligerent governments began to crumble under the weight of conflict, public disillusionment soon followed. Yet  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Neiberg
ISBN: 9780674049543 0674049543 9780674725935 067472593X
OCLC Number: 676725362
Description: 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A clap of thunder in the summer sky --
Background to Sarajevo, 1905-1914 --
The delivery of the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum --
Drifting into war against her will --
The coming of a great storm --
Our families will be their victims --
Hardening attitudes --
An evil dance of the furies.
Responsibility: Michael S. Neiberg.

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Looking beyond diplomats and generals, Neiberg shows that neither nationalist passions nor desires for revenge took Europe to war in 1914. Dance of the Furies gives voice to a generation who suddenly  Read more...

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[A] fascinating book. -- A. W. Purdue Times Higher Education Supplement 20110428 Neiberg expertly mines letters and diaries of European and American diplomats, authors, journalists, and expatriates Read more...

 
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