The First World War and the End of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1914-1918
by Manfried Rauchensteiner
Publisher: Böhlau 2014
Number of pages: 1181
The origins of World War I were different and varied. But it was Austria-Hungary which unleashed the war. After more than four years the Habsburg Monarchy was defeated and ended as a failed state. In this new work on World War I and its devastating consequences, Manfried Rauchensteiner offers the most detailed and insightful military history of the fall of the Habsburg Empire to date.
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by George Holmes - W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
An intelligible introduction to this period of history for those who are reading about it for the first time. The book combines a clear narrative with an analysis of many aspects of history: social, economic, religious, cultural and so forth.
by William A. Pelz - Pluto Press
From the monarchical terror of the Middle Ages to the mangled Europe of the Twenty-first Century, A People's History of Modern Europe tracks the history of the continent through the deeds of those whom mainstream history tries to forget.
by Hilaire Belloc - Nelson
It is the object of this book to put before the reader the main lines of the European War as it proceeds. Each such part must necessarily be completed and issued some little time after the events to which it relates have passed into history.
by Arthur Conan Doyle - Hodder and Stoughton
These essays, upon different phases of the drama which has made our lifetime memorable, would be unworthy of republication were it not that at such a time every smallest thing which may help to clear up a doubt, should be thrown into the scale.