The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
Publish date: 2014-07-29
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Pages no: 784
Edition language: English
The events leading up to WW1 are fascinating and horrifying, like watching a train crash. MacMillan does a great job of walking through the years before the war, if in a somewhat academic writing style. The book was interesting but was still was a slog to make it through to the end.
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Wow what a fantastic book! I have not enjoyed a book of history this much in quite some time. MacMillan's has an engaging writing style and can tell a story better than most. She covers the lead-up to World War I beginning at the end of the 19th century and continuing up to the opening shots. Sh...
This book describes the complex mosaic of history, politics, personalities, relationships, institutions, and ideas that developed and interacted with each other through the 19th century and into the 20th century that then lead to a set of circumstances in Europe that caused the nation’s leaders to s...
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