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Thirteen days : the road to the First World War

Author: Clive Ponting
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2002.
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Here, Ponting examines in detail the 13 days leading up to World War I, rejecting some of the main theses concerning the causes of the war. He begins with a dramatic recreation of the assassination  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ponting, Clive.
Thirteen days.
London : Chatto & Windus, 2002
(OCoLC)606916529
Online version:
Ponting, Clive.
Thirteen days.
London : Chatto & Windus, 2002
(OCoLC)606916546
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Ponting
ISBN: 0701172932 9780701172930
OCLC Number: 49872036
Description: xii, 378 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Sarajevo, Sunday 28 June 1914 --
1. The Assassination --
2. The Conspiracy --
3. The Reaction --
Pt. 2. Prologue --
4. Europe in 1914 --
5. The Twenty-Four Days: 29 June-22 July --
Pt. 3. The Thirteen Days --
6. Thursday 23 July --
7. Friday 24 July --
8. Saturday 25 July --
9. Sunday 26 July --
10. Monday 27 July --
11. Tuesday 28 July --
12. Wednesday 29 July --
13. Thursday 30 July --
14. Friday 31 July --
15. Saturday 1 August --
16. Sunday 2 August --
17. Monday 3 August --
18. Tuesday 4 August --
Pt. 4. Epilogue --
19. Aftermath --
20. Consequences.
Responsibility: Clive Ponting.
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Riveting examination of the 13-day crisis that lead to the outbreak of the First World War ... from Thursday 23 July 1914 to Tuesday 4 August - the day that Britain entered hostilities.

 
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