Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 June 2013

592 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719074202

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The origins of the First World War

Diplomatic and military documents

Annika Mombauer

Published by Manchester University Press

Documents in Modern History MUP

  • A unique collection of documents which will be an essential source for students and scholars in a much-studied field
  • Brings together newly-discovered archival sources as well as documents not previously available in English
  • Contains several hundred international documents for the years 1911-14, selected because they are vital to understanding the origins of the war
  • Includes a comprehensive scholarly introduction which analyses the most controversial issues in the debate on the origins of the First World War on the eve of the centenary
  • Provides a detailed overview of the history of official document publications on the diplomatic background to the outbreak of war, and places these within the context of the long historiographical debate on its origins
  • All documents in this volume are thoroughly cross-referenced and annotated, and presented with authoritative commentary

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