Europe's Last Summer: Why the World Went to War in 1914

Europe's Last Summer: Why the World Went to War in 1914


the nice conflict not just destroyed the lives of over twenty million infantrymen and civilians, it additionally ushered in a century of massive political and social upheaval, led on to the second one international warfare and changed for ever the mechanisms of governments. And but its factors, either long-term and speedy, have persisted to be shrouded in secret. In Europe's final summer season, David Fromkin finds a brand new trend within the happenings of that fateful July and August, which leads in unforeseen instructions. instead of one struggle, beginning with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, he sees conflicts, comparable yet no longer inseparably associated, whose administration drew Europe and the area into what The Economist defined as early as 1914 as 'perhaps the best tragedy in human history'.

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