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Author MacMillan, Margaret, 1943- author.
Title The war that ended peace : the road to 1914 / Margaret MacMillan.
Published New York : Random House, 2013.
Book Cover

 Floor2  D511 .M257 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First U.S. edition
Description xxxv, 739 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Content Type text
still image
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [651]-706) and index.
Contents War or peace? -- Europe in 1900 -- Great Britain and splendid isolation -- "Woe to the country that has a child for king!" : Wilhelm II and Germany -- Weltpolitik : Germany's place on the world stage -- Dreadnought : the Anglo-German naval rivalry -- Unlikely friends : the Entente Cordiale between France and Britain -- The bear and the whale : Russia and Great Britain -- The loyalty of the Nibelungs : the dual alliance of Austria-Hungary and Germany -- What were they thinking? : hopes, fears, ideas, and unspoken assumptions -- Dreaming of peace -- Thinking about war -- Making the plans -- The crises start : Germany, France, and Morocco -- The Bosnian crisis : confrontation between Russia and Austria-Hungary in the Balkans -- 1911 : the year of discords : Morocco again -- The first Balkan Wars -- Preparing for war or peace : Europe's last months of peace -- Assassination at Sarajevo -- The end of the Concert of Europe : Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia -- Turning out the lights : Europe's last week of peace -- The War.
Summary Presents a narrative portrait of Europe in the years leading up to World War I that illuminates the political, cultural, and economic factors and contributing personalities that shaped major events.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.
ISBN 140006855X hardcover alkaline paper
9781400068555 hardcover alkaline paper $35.00
9780812994704 (eBook)
OCLC number 833381194