The roots of the war; a non-technical history of Europe, 1870-1914, A.D., by William Stearns Davis, PH. D., in collaboration with William Anderson, PH. D., and Mason W. Tyler ...

; Anderson, William, 1888-1975, author ; Tyler, Mason W. (Mason Whiting), 1884-1923, author
New York, The Century Company, 1918.

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Other Authors Anderson, William, 1888-1975,
Tyler, Mason W. 1884-1923,
Subjects Europa.
Europe -- History -- 1871-1918.
War -- Causes.
Weltkrieg (1914-1918)
World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.
Description 7 preliminary leaves, 3-557 pages maps (some folded) 20 cm
Copyright Date 1918.
Notes London edition (W. Heinemann) has title: Armed peace.
"Books on European diplomacy": pages 541-545.
Also issued online.
Summary To no small extent, the consequences of the Franco-Prussian War produced the greater war of 1914, in which, during 1917, the United States of America was engulfed despite its ardent love for peace. - pages22.
Contents The great war which bred a greater -- Bismarck and the Europe of 1871 -- The neighbors of the new German Empire -- The Ottoman Turks and their Balkan subjects -- The sick man of Europe and his surgeons -- Britain in Egypt -- The Third Republic and its trials -- Free Italy and its consolidation -- The new German Empire and its genius -- The old pilot and the new captain of Germany -- The unhappy frontier lands of the Hohenzollerns -- The Balkan kingdoms and their revolutions -- Abdul Hamid, "The Red Sultan" : his deeds and downfall -- The Hapsburg Empire and its discordant subjects -- The building of the alliances -- The promise and failure of the Hague Peace Conference -- The development of the Pan-Germanic dream -- The growing enmity of Britain and Germany -- The storm center in Morocco -- The tearing-up of the Treaty of Berlin : the Balkan Wars -- Russian policy and the Great War -- The last years in the fool's paradise -- Sowing the wind : the Serbian note -- Reaping the whirlwind : the scrap of paper -- Appendix. Lists of rulers of great powers of Europe since 1870 -- Growth of the British, German, and French colonial empires since 1870 -- Populations of the great European powers in the generation before 1914 -- Books on European diplomacy.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)580074
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Davis, William Stearns, 1877-1930.
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