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Is war obsolete? At the turn of the 20th century many believed in globalization

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Irony of the assassin’s bullet: Archduke Ferdinand may not have supported war on Serbia

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Hey, what are you up to? Then, as now, important for politicians to know military

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War & fear of other countries and of their own peoples, of socialism & ethnic nationalism

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Fear of humiliation and defeat, considerations of honour and prestige drive leaders & nations

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New advanced technologies bring powerful weapons, create doomsday machine

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Once more unto the breach: European powers & the limits of brinksmanship

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View from Russia: still hurting from Austria-Hungary’s annexation of Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Most peaceful century since the Roman Empire, 1914 took Europeans by surprise

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5 weeks from peace to war in 1914. Why did Europe go over the edge?

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