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Dance of the Furies

Europe and the Outbreak of World War I

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$21.50 • £17.95 • €19.50

ISBN 9780674725935

Publication Date: 10/14/2013

Academic Trade

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

36 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • 1. A Clap of Thunder in the Summer Sky
  • 2. Background to Sarajevo, 1905–1914
  • 3. The Delivery of the Austro–Hungarian Ultimatum
  • 4. Drifting into War against Her Will
  • 5. The Coming of a Great Storm
  • 6. Our Families Will Be Their Victims
  • 7. Hardening Attitudes
  • 8. An Evil Dance of the Furies
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • (Illustrations follow page 120)

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