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The fateful alliance : France, Russia, and the coming of the First World War

Author: George F Kennan
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the Russian-French alliance of 1894 and what went wrong in Europe at the end of the nineteenth century.
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Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005.
Fateful alliance.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984
(OCoLC)644545915
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George F Kennan
ISBN: 0394534948 9780394534947 0719017076 9780719017070
OCLC Number: 10753606
Description: xx, 300 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Politics and personalities, 1890 --
The turning point of 1890 --
The Narva maneuvers --
The "Entente Cordiale" --
Private stirrings --
The discussions resumed --
Cronstadt --
The ulterior relationships --
The military convention I --
The prelude to negotiation --
The military convention II --
Panama and Mohrenheim --
The convention adopted --
The Aftermath ; Epilogue --
App. I: Exchange of letters: N.K. Giers, A. Mohrenheim and Alexander Ribot, August 1891 --
App. II: Memorandum: N.N. Obruchev to N.K. Giers, May 1892 --
App. III: Exchange of notes: N.K. Giers and Ambassador Montebello, 1893-1894 ; Text of August 1892 military convention signed by N.N. Obruchev and Raoul le Mouton de Boisdeffre.
Responsibility: George F. Kennan.

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An analysis of the Russian-French alliance of 1894 and what went wrong in Europe at the end of the nineteenth century.
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