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The Origins of World War I.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Copyright date: ©2003Description: 1 online resource (554 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781107387423
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Origins of World War IDDC classification:
  • 940.311
LOC classification:
  • D511 .O68 2003
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- The Origins of World War I -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Tables and Maps -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- 1 World Wars: Definition and Causes -- The Road to 1914 -- The Men of 1914 -- The "Big" Causes -- A Summary -- 2 The European Wars: 1815-1914 -- The Contenders and the Operating Principles -- European Wars, 1815-1914: An Overview -- The First Period: 1815-1848 -- The Second Period: 1848-1871 -- The Third Period: 1871-1914 -- 3 Serbia -- 4 Austria-Hungary -- 5 Germany -- The Great Gambit -- The Cast of 1914 -- Unspoken Assumptions -- Public Assumptions -- The Essence of Decision Making -- In Retrospect -- 6 Russia -- Government and War Powers in Nicholas's Russia -- Consequences of the Russo-Japanese War -- Military Reformation and the Great Program -- The July Crisis -- Conclusion -- 7 France -- Introduction -- Internal Politics and Policy Makers -- The Russian and British Connections -- The French Army -- Conclusion -- 8 Great Britain -- Developments Prior to 1914 -- The British Constitution: The Power to Make War -- The July Crisis -- Assessment -- 9 Japan -- World War I and Japan -- World War I as Opportunity -- Japan Joins the War -- One Man's Decision for War -- War and the Domestic Contest to Redefine the Nation -- War as a Bid for British Parliamentarism -- War as Defense of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance -- War as Battle against Budding Pan-Asianism in Japan -- War as Defense against a Japanese-German Alliance? -- War and the Attempt to Control Imperial Army Power -- War and the Imperial Japanese Navy -- War and the Seiyūkai -- War and the Japanese Media -- Conclusion: Old and New Imperialism in Japan -- 10 The Ottoman Empire -- Antecedents -- The July Crisis -- Conclusion -- 11 Italy -- Antecedents -- The Decision Makers -- The July Crisis: The Neutrality Decision -- The intervento.
Conclusion -- 12 Bulgaria, Romania, and Greece -- Bulgaria -- Romania -- Greece -- Conclusions -- 13 The United States -- Historical Background and Interpretations -- Great Forces at Work? -- Individual Actors Abroad -- Individual Actors at Home -- Woodrow Wilson's Neutrality -- The Decision to Intervene -- 14 Why Did It Happen? -- The Major Powers -- The Lesser Powers -- On the Causes -- On the Argument of the Alliances -- 15 On the Origins of the Catastrophe -- Theoretical Options -- Institutional Developments: Change and Continuity -- Dynastic Elites -- Party Elites -- Business Elites: The Bourgeoisie -- Other Elites -- The Absent Bourgeoisie -- Appendix A Chronology, 1914 -- August -- November -- Appendix B Dramatis Personae -- Austria-Hungary -- Bulgaria -- France -- Germany -- Great Britain -- Greece -- Italy -- Japan -- Ottoman Empire -- Romania -- Russia -- Serbia -- United States of America -- Appendix C Suggested Readings -- Anthologies, Readers -- Austria-Hungary -- Balkans -- France -- Germany -- Great Britain -- Italy -- Japan -- Ottoman Empire -- Russia -- United States -- Index.
Summary: Discusses and examines the possible causes of World War I.
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Cover -- The Origins of World War I -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Tables and Maps -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- 1 World Wars: Definition and Causes -- The Road to 1914 -- The Men of 1914 -- The "Big" Causes -- A Summary -- 2 The European Wars: 1815-1914 -- The Contenders and the Operating Principles -- European Wars, 1815-1914: An Overview -- The First Period: 1815-1848 -- The Second Period: 1848-1871 -- The Third Period: 1871-1914 -- 3 Serbia -- 4 Austria-Hungary -- 5 Germany -- The Great Gambit -- The Cast of 1914 -- Unspoken Assumptions -- Public Assumptions -- The Essence of Decision Making -- In Retrospect -- 6 Russia -- Government and War Powers in Nicholas's Russia -- Consequences of the Russo-Japanese War -- Military Reformation and the Great Program -- The July Crisis -- Conclusion -- 7 France -- Introduction -- Internal Politics and Policy Makers -- The Russian and British Connections -- The French Army -- Conclusion -- 8 Great Britain -- Developments Prior to 1914 -- The British Constitution: The Power to Make War -- The July Crisis -- Assessment -- 9 Japan -- World War I and Japan -- World War I as Opportunity -- Japan Joins the War -- One Man's Decision for War -- War and the Domestic Contest to Redefine the Nation -- War as a Bid for British Parliamentarism -- War as Defense of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance -- War as Battle against Budding Pan-Asianism in Japan -- War as Defense against a Japanese-German Alliance? -- War and the Attempt to Control Imperial Army Power -- War and the Imperial Japanese Navy -- War and the Seiyūkai -- War and the Japanese Media -- Conclusion: Old and New Imperialism in Japan -- 10 The Ottoman Empire -- Antecedents -- The July Crisis -- Conclusion -- 11 Italy -- Antecedents -- The Decision Makers -- The July Crisis: The Neutrality Decision -- The intervento.

Conclusion -- 12 Bulgaria, Romania, and Greece -- Bulgaria -- Romania -- Greece -- Conclusions -- 13 The United States -- Historical Background and Interpretations -- Great Forces at Work? -- Individual Actors Abroad -- Individual Actors at Home -- Woodrow Wilson's Neutrality -- The Decision to Intervene -- 14 Why Did It Happen? -- The Major Powers -- The Lesser Powers -- On the Causes -- On the Argument of the Alliances -- 15 On the Origins of the Catastrophe -- Theoretical Options -- Institutional Developments: Change and Continuity -- Dynastic Elites -- Party Elites -- Business Elites: The Bourgeoisie -- Other Elites -- The Absent Bourgeoisie -- Appendix A Chronology, 1914 -- August -- November -- Appendix B Dramatis Personae -- Austria-Hungary -- Bulgaria -- France -- Germany -- Great Britain -- Greece -- Italy -- Japan -- Ottoman Empire -- Romania -- Russia -- Serbia -- United States of America -- Appendix C Suggested Readings -- Anthologies, Readers -- Austria-Hungary -- Balkans -- France -- Germany -- Great Britain -- Italy -- Japan -- Ottoman Empire -- Russia -- United States -- Index.

Discusses and examines the possible causes of World War I.

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