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The darkest days : the truth behind Britain's rush to war, 1914, Douglas Newton

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The darkest days : the truth behind Britain's rush to war, 1914
Title
The darkest days
Title remainder
the truth behind Britain's rush to war, 1914
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Newton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Through a forensic study of the personal papers of many of the key figures on both sides of the debate, historian Douglas Newton pieces together what really went on in the frenetic weeks between the assassination in Sarajevo and the declaration of war on August 4, 1914
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.3/2241
Index
index present
LC call number
D517
LC item number
.N49 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The darkest days : the truth behind Britain's rush to war, 1914, Douglas Newton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The myth of an irresistible war -- Mixing signals, Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 July -- 'Apparent indecision', Monday 27 July -- Manoeuvring in the dark, Monday 27 July and Tuesday 28 July -- Facing both ways, Wednesday 29 July -- Drum-taps, Monday 27 to Friday 31 July -- Hope and dread, Monday 27 to Friday 31 July -- Smearing neutrality, Thursday 30 July and Friday 31 July -- The internationalists awake, Tuesday 28 to Friday 31 July -- Doing diplomacy in a dressing gown, friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August -- The Russian jolt, Saturday 1 August -- 'Pogrom', Friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August -- The high tide of neutralist hope, Saturday 1 August -- Kite-flying, Saturday 1 August -- Tightening the screws, sunday 2 August -- 'To the square!', Sunday 2 August -- 'Jockeyed', Sunday 2 August -- Fracture-lines, Sunday 2 to Monday 3 August -- Hidden schism, Monday 3 August -- Magical theatre, Monday 3 August -- Inventing 'unanimity', Monday 3 August -- Dissent, Monday 3 August -- Midnight seductions, Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 August -- Seizing the moment, Tuesday 4 August -- Radical recriminations -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 386 pages
Isbn
9781781683507
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014007134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023955530
System control number
  • 640012
  • (OCoLC)863596380
  • (OCoLC)ocn863596380
  • 640012
Label
The darkest days : the truth behind Britain's rush to war, 1914, Douglas Newton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The myth of an irresistible war -- Mixing signals, Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 July -- 'Apparent indecision', Monday 27 July -- Manoeuvring in the dark, Monday 27 July and Tuesday 28 July -- Facing both ways, Wednesday 29 July -- Drum-taps, Monday 27 to Friday 31 July -- Hope and dread, Monday 27 to Friday 31 July -- Smearing neutrality, Thursday 30 July and Friday 31 July -- The internationalists awake, Tuesday 28 to Friday 31 July -- Doing diplomacy in a dressing gown, friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August -- The Russian jolt, Saturday 1 August -- 'Pogrom', Friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August -- The high tide of neutralist hope, Saturday 1 August -- Kite-flying, Saturday 1 August -- Tightening the screws, sunday 2 August -- 'To the square!', Sunday 2 August -- 'Jockeyed', Sunday 2 August -- Fracture-lines, Sunday 2 to Monday 3 August -- Hidden schism, Monday 3 August -- Magical theatre, Monday 3 August -- Inventing 'unanimity', Monday 3 August -- Dissent, Monday 3 August -- Midnight seductions, Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 August -- Seizing the moment, Tuesday 4 August -- Radical recriminations -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 386 pages
Isbn
9781781683507
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014007134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40023955530
System control number
  • 640012
  • (OCoLC)863596380
  • (OCoLC)ocn863596380
  • 640012

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