New PDF release: Britain and the Origins of the First World War (The Making

By Zara S. Steiner,Keith Neilson

ISBN-10: 0333734661

ISBN-13: 9780333734667

ISBN-10: 033373467X

ISBN-13: 9780333734674

How and why did Britain get entangled within the First international warfare? taking into consideration the scholarship of the final twenty-five years, this moment version of Zara S. Steiner's vintage examine, completely revised with Keith Neilson, explores a subject matter that's as hugely contentious as ever.

While maintaining the elemental argument that Britain went to warfare in 1914 now not because of inner pressures yet as a reaction to exterior occasions, Steiner and Neilson reject contemporary arguments that Britain grew to become concerned as a result of fears of an 'invented' German threat, or to safeguard her Empire. as a substitute, putting larger emphasis than earlier than at the position of Russia, the authors convincingly argue that Britain entered the struggle which will shield the ecu stability of strength and the nation's beneficial place inside it.

Lucid and accomplished, Britain and the Origins of the 1st global War brings jointly the bureaucratic, diplomatic, monetary, strategical and ideological elements that resulted in Britain's access into the good conflict, and continues to be the main whole survey of the pre-war situation.

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