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The War That Ended Peace

the road to 1914

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxxxv, 739 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25436556M
ISBN 10140006855X
ISBN 109781400068555

  An earlier book, “Paris Six Months that Changed the World,” which examined the drafting of the Treaty of Versailles that ended the war, established her reputation as one of the most Author: Terry Hartle.   The War that Ended Peace can truly be termed a masterful work of scholarship, detailing the origins of the war in both outstanding breadth and book does not tell a new story of the origins of World War I, but it does tell a more intimate one. Macmillan manages to synthesise a consideration of the environmental and structural factors in the years before with a sympathetic .

  “ The War That Ended Peace is a masterful explanation of the complex forces that brought the Edwardian world crashing down. Utterly riveting, deeply moving, and impeccably researched, MacMillan's latest opus will become the definitive account of old Europe's final years.” - Amanda Foreman, author of A World on Fire/5().   The War That Ended Peace will certainly rank among the best books of the centennial crop."--The Economist "Superb."--The New York Times Book Review "Masterly marvelous Those looking to understand why World War I happened will have a hard time finding a better place to start."--The Christian Science Monitor/5(K).

Book XIII. The end of the war is in sight as the French retreat more and more rapidly. Their retreat is the"fruit" of"unconscious activity" rather than the will of Napoleon. Pierre discovers an intense freedom in prison. Book XIV. This period of guerilla fighting involves Denisov, Dolohov, and Petya, who gets killed. Book Review: 'The War That Ended Peace,' by Margaret MacMillan Bismarck likened preventive war to killing oneself from fear of death. His successor likened backing down to : William Anthony Hay.


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Impeccably researched, this seven hundred page tome of twenty-two chapters also includes an exhaustive bibliography and a well-placed set of supporting photographs/5().

The War That Ended Peace will certainly rank among the best books of the centennial crop. [MacMillan] deftly navigates the roiling currents and counter-currents of the pre-war decades. The Great War had a kaleidoscope of causes/5(9).

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Margaret MacMillan’s new book The War That Ended Peace: The Road to will be a welcome addition to these debates. She takes a long look and examines the many forces that had been moving Europe in the direction of a war for a quarter century.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review - The Economist - The Christian Science Monitor - Bloomberg Businessweek - The Globe and Mail From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe from up to the outbreak of World War I.

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The War That Ended Peace begins with a scene-setting prologue on the Paris Exposition ofa perfect symbol of contemporary pride in material and moral progress, a gathering "destined" – as the.

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The preeminent University of Oxford historian Margaret MacMillan’s book The War That Ended Peace: The Road to was immediately hailed as one of the best books of the year on publication.

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The War That Ended Peace brings vividly to life the military leaders, politicians, diplomats, bankers, and the extended, interrelated family of crowned heads across Europe who failed to stop the descent into war: in Germany, the mercurial Kaiser Wilhelm II and the chief of the German general staff, Von Moltke the Younger; in Austria-Hungary, Emperor Franz Joseph, a man who tried, through sheer hard work, to Cited by:   One of the strengths of “The War That Ended Peace” is MacMillan’s ability to evoke the world at the beginning of the 20th century, when Europe.

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A list of all the characters in War and Peace. The War and Peace characters covered include: Anna Pavlovna Scherer, Pierre Bezukhov, Andrew Bolkonski, Lise Bolkonskaya, Prince Bolkonski, Mary Bolkonskaya, Mademoiselle Bourienne, Julie Karagina, Count Ilya Rostov, Countess Natalya Rostova, Natasha Rostova, Nicholas Rostov, Sonya Rostova, Petya Rostov, Vera Rostova, Vasili Kuragin.

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These epic events, brilliantly described by one of our era’s most talented historians, warn of the dangers that arise when we fail to anticipate the consequences of our actions. This is one of the finest books I have.