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Dreadnought : Britain, Germany, and the coming of the Great War

Author: Robert K Massie
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1991.
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Describes the diplomatic minuets and military brinkmanship as Germany grew to be a continental superpower at the end of the nineteenth century and became a threat to Great Britain's naval superiority and isolationist policies.
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Massie, Robert K., 1929-
Dreadnought.
New York : Random House, c1991
(OCoLC)555693884
Online version:
Massie, Robert K., 1929-
Dreadnought.
New York : Random House, c1991
(OCoLC)608689192
Named Person: William, German Emperor; Edward, King of Great Britain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert K Massie
ISBN: 0394528336 9780394528335
OCLC Number: 23287851
Description: xxxi, 1007 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
The German challenge --
Victoria and Bertie --
Vicky and Willy --
Blood and iron --
Bismarck's grand design --
The new course: Kaiser William II, Caprivi, and Hohenlohe --
The monster of the labyrinth --
Bulow and Weltmacht --
Ships of my own --
Tirpitz and the German navy laws --
The end of splendid isolation --
Lord Salisbury --
The Jameson Raid and the Kruger Telegram --
Joe --
Fashoda --
Samoa and William's visit to Windsor --
The Boer War and the Boxer Rebellion --
The Khaki Election and the death of Queen Victoria --
The end of Anglo-German alliance negotiations --
Arthur Balfour --
Joseph Chamberlain and imperial preference --
Lord Lansdowne and the Anglo-French Entente --
The Morocco crisis of 1905. TABLE OF CONTENTS --
From sail to steam --
Jacky Fisher --
Ut Veniant Omnes --
First sea lord --
The building of the Dreadnought --
Lord Charles Beresford --
Fisher versus Beresford --
Britain and Germany: politics and growing tension, 1906-1910 --
Campbell-Bannerman: the liberals return to power --
The Asquiths, Henry and Margot --
Sir Edward Grey and Liberal foreign policy --
The Anglo-Russian Entente and the Bosnian crisis --
The navy scare of 1909 --
Invading England --
The budget and the House of Lords --
The Eulenburg Scandal --
The Daily Telegraph interview --
Naval talks and Bethmann-Hollweg --
The road to Armageddon --
Agadir --
I do believe that I am a glowworm --
Churchill at the admiralty --
The Haldane mission --
Naval estimates and a naval holiday --
The anchors held --
we seemed to be safe --
The coming of Armageddon: Berlin --
The coming of Armageddon: London.
Responsibility: Robert K. Massie.
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Describes the diplomatic minuets and military brinkmanship as Germany grew to be a continental superpower at the end of the nineteenth century and became a threat to Great Britain's naval superiority and isolationist policies.

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