Source Records of the Great War: v. 1 How the Great War Arose (New ed of 1923 ed)

Source Records of the Great War: v. 1 How the Great War Arose (New ed of 1923 ed)

By: Charles F. Horne (author), Walter F. Austin (author)Hardback

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Presenting documents from government archives and other authoritative sources, this text includes outlines, narratives, indexes, chronologies, and courses of reading on sociological movements and individual national activities. Speeches, cartoons and maps also feature.


Part 1 The opposing forces, autocracy and democracy: Henri Bergson; Otfried Nippold; Karl Lamprecht. Part 2 The kultur of Germany, worship of the superman, as taught by Nietzsche: William Elkin; Friedrich Nietzsche; Henrique de Menonca. Part 3 The culture of democracy, humanity's long struggle toward equal rights: Robert McElroy; Theodore Ruyssen. Part 4 Germany's economic organization, the prosperity that urged Central Europe toward expansion and war: Henri Hauser; Friedrich Naumann. Part 5 Germany's dream of world empire, the worship of the war god Thor, as taught by Treitschke: Prince Von Bulow; Maximilien Harden; Dr. Richard Grelling. Part 6 The poisons brewed by militarism, what military methods did in Germany: General Bernhardi; Eugene Etienne; Charles Altschul; Frederick William Hohenzollern. Part 7 Woe to the conqered!, subject foreign nations within the German empire: Ernest Barker. Part 8 Alsace-Lorraine, why France and Germany continued irreconcilable: Charles D. Hazen; official protest of Alsace; Heinrich von Treitschke; William Davis. Part 9 Austria finds danger in the Balkans, the growth of national spirit among the Serbs: Constantin Dumba; G.M. Trevelyan. Part 10 The Bagdad railway and the lordship of the East, the first clash between British and German imperialism: Morris Jastrow, Jr.; J. Holland Rose. Part 11 The freedom of the seas, the mad race for naval supremacy: G. Gilbert Murray; Arthur Balfour; Karl Kautsky; Gerhard von Schulze-Gaevernitz. Part 12 Germany reaches the breaking point (1914), the burdens which made war a necessity: David Starr Jordan; General Bernhardi; Jules Cambon; French secret diplomatic reports. Part 13 The assassinations of the Austrian Crown Prince (June 28, 1914), whose victim and whose opportunity?: Austrian official magistrates report; Crawfurd Price; Sigmund Munz. Part 14 The Kaiser's decisive step (July 5, 1914), the Hohenzollerns plan to divide the world among their followers: Henry Morgenthau; William Muhlon; August Thyssen; Austrian official record. Part 15 The first ultimatum (July 23, 1914), Austria's impossible demand to Serbia: Count Berchtold; Sir Maurice de Bunsen; Prince Alexander. Part 16 Breakdown of the ancient diplomacy (July 23-28, 1914), Europe, waking from its "fools' paradise", faces the spectre of world war: Baron Beyens; Sir Edward Grey; Prince Lichnowsky; Baron Tschirschky. Part 17 Austria opens the war (July 28, 1914), Serbia becomes the champion and martyr for nationality: Austria's declaration of war; Count Albert Apponyi; Lazare Marcovitch. Part 18 The second ultimatum (July 31, 1914), Germany declares war against Russia (August 1): German official government statement; British official government statement; Count von Reventlow; Maximilien Harden; Alex Markoff. Part 19 France accepts the struggle to the death (August 3, 1914), the climax of forty years of fear: Raymond Poincare; Rene Viviani; Baron Schoen. Part 20 Belgium resists for honour's sake (August 3, 1914), German

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  • ISBN13: 9780773485594
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 476
  • ID: 9780773485594
  • ISBN10: 0773485597
  • edition: New ed of 1923 ed

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