skip to content
Europe's last summer : who started the Great War in 1914? Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Europe's last summer : who started the Great War in 1914?

Author: David Fromkin
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Draws on current scholarship to argue that hostilities that led to World War I were started intentionally, describing the negotiations and personalities of key leaders that contributed to the failure of diplomatic efforts.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fromkin, David.
Europe's last summer.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2004
(OCoLC)607008269
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Fromkin
ISBN: 0375411569 9780375411564
OCLC Number: 53937943
Description: xi, 349 p. : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Out of the blue --
The importance of the question --
A summer to remember --
Part 1: Europe's tensions. Empires clash ; Classes struggle ; Nations quarrel ; Countries arm ; Zarathustra prophesies ; Diplomats align --
Part 2: Walking through minefields. The Eastern Question ; A challenge for the Archduke ; Explosive Germany --
Part 3: Drifting toward war. Macedonia--out of control ; Austria--first off the mark ; France and Germany make their play ; Italy grasps--then the Balkans do too ; The Slavic tide ; Europe goes to the brink ; More Balkan tremors ; An American tries to stop it --
Part 4: Murder!. The last waltz ; In the land of the assassins ; The Russian connection ; The terrorists strike ; Europe yawns ; Disposing of the bodies ; Rounding up the suspects --
Part 5: Telling lies. Germany signs a blank check ; The great deception ; Berchtold runs out of time ; The secret is kept --
Part 6: Crisis!. The fait is not accompli ; Presenting an ultimatum ; Serbia more or less accepts --
Part 7: Countdown. Showdown in Berlin ; July 26 ; July 27 ; July 28 ; July 29 ; July 30 ; July 31 ; August 1 ; August 2 ; August 3 ; August 4 ; Shredding the evidence --
Part 8: The mystery solved. Assembling in the library ; What did not happen ; The key to what happened ; What was it about? ; Who could have prevented it? ; Who started it? ; Could it happen again? ; Summing up --
Epilogue. Austria's war ; Germany's war.
Other Titles: Who started the Great War in 1914?
Responsibility: David Fromkin.
More information:

Abstract:

Draws on current scholarship to argue that hostilities that led to World War I were started intentionally, describing the negotiations and personalities of key leaders that contributed to the failure of diplomatic efforts.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/53937943>
library:oclcnum"53937943"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/53937943>
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918--Causes."
schema:about
schema:author
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:datePublished"2004"
schema:description"Out of the blue -- The importance of the question -- A summer to remember -- Part 1: Europe's tensions. Empires clash ; Classes struggle ; Nations quarrel ; Countries arm ; Zarathustra prophesies ; Diplomats align -- Part 2: Walking through minefields. The Eastern Question ; A challenge for the Archduke ; Explosive Germany -- Part 3: Drifting toward war. Macedonia--out of control ; Austria--first off the mark ; France and Germany make their play ; Italy grasps--then the Balkans do too ; The Slavic tide ; Europe goes to the brink ; More Balkan tremors ; An American tries to stop it -- Part 4: Murder!. The last waltz ; In the land of the assassins ; The Russian connection ; The terrorists strike ; Europe yawns ; Disposing of the bodies ; Rounding up the suspects -- Part 5: Telling lies. Germany signs a blank check ; The great deception ; Berchtold runs out of time ; The secret is kept -- Part 6: Crisis!. The fait is not accompli ; Presenting an ultimatum ; Serbia more or less accepts -- Part 7: Countdown. Showdown in Berlin ; July 26 ; July 27 ; July 28 ; July 29 ; July 30 ; July 31 ; August 1 ; August 2 ; August 3 ; August 4 ; Shredding the evidence -- Part 8: The mystery solved. Assembling in the library ; What did not happen ; The key to what happened ; What was it about? ; Who could have prevented it? ; Who started it? ; Could it happen again? ; Summing up -- Epilogue. Austria's war ; Germany's war."
schema:description"Draws on current scholarship to argue that hostilities that led to World War I were started intentionally, describing the negotiations and personalities of key leaders that contributed to the failure of diplomatic efforts."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/686897>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Europe's last summer : who started the Great War in 1914?"
schema:numberOfPages"349"
schema:publisher
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"Distributed by Random House"
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.