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France and the origins of the First World War

John F. V. Keiger

France and the origins of the First World War

by John F. V. Keiger

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.,
    • France -- Foreign relations -- 1870-1940.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn F.V. Keiger.
      SeriesThe Making of the 20th century, Making of the 20th century (London, England)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC341 .K44x 1983b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 201 p. ;
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2348450M
      ISBN 100333285514, 0333285522
      LC Control Number86672073

      This isn't an armchair travel book, it's an armchair time travel book. The use of the singular in the title is potentially misleading. It is the result of the author's discovery of France on bicycle and in the archives (but not both at the same time I hasten to add to reassure any anxious library lovers).4/5().   It also stepped up preparations for war, introducing peacetime conscription for the first time in British history and commencing Anglo-French military staff talks. War came a few months later.

        The Origins of the First World War by James Joll (Longman, ) Western Front by Richard Holmes (BBC Books, ) The Origins of the First World War . Mark L. Mrs. D Smith HLA Hour 3 9/26/ Book Review 1 The book I read was The First World War by Martin Gilbert. This book is about all of the technology, weapons, tactics, and battles of World War One. This book goes day by day month by month year in a timeline of the war. It tells about significant things that happen during that time/5().

        This book is thick, pages in paperback form (excluding bibliography, footnotes and index) – but the condensation into pages of the First World War, its origins, its aftermath and its consequences right up to the present would appear to require a feat Reviews:   World War I, also known as WWI (abbreviation), the First World War, the Great War, and "The War to End All Wars", was a global military conflict that took place mostly in Europe between and It left millions dead and re-shaped the modern world. The outcomes of World War I would be important factors in the development of World War II 21 years later.


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France and the Origins of the First World War. Authors (view affiliations) John F. Keiger Downloads; Part of the The Making of the 20th Century book series Chapters Table of contents (9 chapters) About About this book; Table of contents.

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This is the first full scholarly history of the French Foreign Ministry--the Quai d'Orsay--in the years between the Fashoda Crisis and the First World War.

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Young: Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Annika Mombauer is Senior Lecturer in Modern History at The Open University, Milton Keynes.

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