Britain and the Origins of the First World War Second Edition by Zara S. Steiner

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: First World War,
  • European history: First World War,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military - World War I,
  • History / Military / World War I,
  • Europe - General,
  • 1901-1910,
  • 1910-1936,
  • Causes,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Great Britain,
  • World War, 1914-1918

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9762600M
ISBN 10033373467X
ISBN 109780333734674

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