The Outbreak of the First World War: Structure, Politics, by Jack S. Levy,John A. Vasquez

By Jack S. Levy,John A. Vasquez

the 1st international conflict had profound outcomes either for the evolution of the foreign method and for family political structures. How and why did the struggle begin? providing a special interdisciplinary viewpoint, this quantity brings jointly a exceptional workforce of diplomatic historians and diplomacy students to discuss the motives of the conflict. equipped round a number of theoretically established questions, it indicates how strength, alliances, ancient rivalries, militarism, nationalism, public opinion, inner politics, and robust personalities formed decision-making in all the significant international locations within the lead as much as conflict. The emphasis at the interaction of idea and background is an important contribution to the discussion among historians and political scientists, and should give a contribution to a greater figuring out of the warfare in either disciplines.

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