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Chapter Two. The War Explained: 1914 to the Present

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  1. John F. V. Keiger Professor Director

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch2

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War I

How to Cite

Keiger, J. F. V. (2010) The War Explained: 1914 to the Present, in A Companion to World War I (ed J. Horne), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch2

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  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. University of Salford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123860

Online ISBN: 9781444323634

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References and Further Reading

  • Becker, Jean-Jacques, L'Année 14, Paris, Armand Colin, 2004.
  • Berghahn, V. R., Germany and the Approach of War in 1914, 2nd ed., London, Macmillan, 1993.
  • Bosworth, R. J. B., Italy and the Approach of the First World War, London, Macmillan, 1983.
  • Droz, Jacques, Les causes de la Première Guerre mondiale: Essai d'historiographie, Paris, Seuil, 1973.
  • Fischer, Fritz, Germany's Aims in the First World War, 1961; English translation, London, Chatto and Windus, 1967.
  • Fischer, Fritz, War of Illusions: German Policies from 1911 to 1914, 1969; English translation, London, Chatto and Windus, 1975.
  • Hamilton, Richard F., and Herwig Holger, H. (eds.), The Origins of World War I, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Herrmann, David G., The Arming of Europe and the Making of the First World War, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1996.
  • Herwig, Holger H. (ed.), The Outbreak of World War I: Causes and Responsibilities, Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
  • Joll, James, 1914: The Unspoken Assumptions, London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1968 (inaugural lecture), republished in H. W.Koch (ed.), The Origins of the First World War: Great Power Rivalry and German War Aims, London, Macmillan, 1984, pp. 30728.
  • Joll, James, The Origins of the First World War, 2nd ed., London, Longman, 1992.
  • Keiger, John, “Patriotism, Politics and Policy in the Foreign Ministry, 1880–1914,” in RobertTombs (ed.), Nationhood and Nationalism in France from Boulangism to the Great War 1889– 1918, London: HarperCollins, 1991, pp. 25566.
  • Keiger, John F. V., France and the Origins of the First World War, London, Macmillan, 1983.
  • Krumeich, Gerd, Armaments and Politics in France on the Eve of the First World War: The Introduction of Three-Year Conscription 1913–1914, Leamington Spa, Berg, 1984.
  • Langdon, J. W., July 1918–1990: The Long Debate, 1918–1990, Oxford, Berghahn, 1991.
  • Langhorne, Richard, The Collapse of the Concert of Europe: International Politics, 1890–1914, London, Macmillan, 1981.
  • Lieven, D. C. B., Russia and the Origins of the First World War, London, Macmillan, 1983.
  • Miller, S. E. (ed.), Military Strategy and the Origins of the First World War, revised edition, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1991.
  • Mombauer, Annika, The Origins of the First World War: Controversies and Consensus, London, Longman, 2002.
  • Rueger, Jan, The Great Naval Game: Britain and Germany in the Age of Empire, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2007.
  • Steiner, Zara S., and Neilson, Keith, Britain and the Origins of the First World War, 2nd ed., London, Macmillan, 2003.
  • Stevenson, David, Armaments and the Coming of War, Europe 1904–1914, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1996.
  • Stevenson, David, The Outbreak of the First World War: 1914 in Perspective, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1997.
  • Williams, Samuel R., Austria-Hungary and the Origins of the First World War, London, Macmillan, 1991.
  • Wilson, Keith (ed.), Decisions for War, London, UCL Press, 1995.