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Author Maurer, John H.

Title The outbreak of the First World War : strategic planning, crisis decision making, and deterrence failure / John H. Maurer
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995


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Description xvii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Praeger studies in diplomacy and strategic thought, 1076-1543
Praeger studies in diplomacy and strategic thought.
Contents Ch. 1. The Short War Dogma -- Ch. 2. Austria-Hungary's War Plans -- Ch. 3. Prewar Military Collaboration Between Austria-Hungary and Germany -- Ch. 4. A Terrorist Attack in Sarajevo: Austria-Hungary and Germany Decide for War -- Ch. 5. Russia's Decision for War -- Ch. 6. Vienna and Berlin Order General Mobilization -- Ch. 7. East or West in Germany's Deployment -- Ch. 8. Britain's Decision for War -- Ch. 9. Conclusion: Why Deterrence Failed in 1914 -- Appendix I: Austria-Hungary's Mobilization Calendar -- Appendix III: Tabular Overview of the Movements of the "B"-Staffel in 1914 -- Appendix III: Staabs' Deployment East
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [135]-145) and index
Subject Strategy.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.
World War, 1914-1918.
LC no. 95022012
ISBN 0275949982 (hardcover : alk. paper)