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Unformatted text preview: THE CAUSE, COURSE AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR A. INTRODUCTION -Louis Tracy, Final War (1896) -August Niemann, The Coming Conquest of England (English translation from German, 1904) B. "THE SHOT HEARD AROUND THE WORLD" -June 28th, 1914: a Serbian nationalist (Gavrilo Princip, of the Black Hand) assassinated heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne (Francis Ferdinand) in Sarajevo, Bosnia -1908: Bosnia-Herzegovina acquired by Austria-Hungary -Balkans -German Kaiser Wilhelm II -Germany and Austria-Hungary versus France, England and Russia -Belgium (neutral) and Schlieffen Plan C. EUROPE REACTS I. The Mood before the War -1909 Italian Futurist Manifesto -Friedrich Nietzsche II. Initial Reactions D. THE SITES AND MACHINERY OF MODERN WARFARE I. The Western Front II. The Eastern Front III. Southeastern Europe IV. New Technology -Mons, Marne, the Frontier and the Race to the Sea -British Expeditionary Force V. Responses to Trench Warfare - rich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front (1928) -Ernst Jnger E. THE IMPLICATIONS OF TOTAL WAR FOR CIVILIANS I. Targeting Civilians II. Mass Migration III. Centralization IV. Production 2 V. Propaganda and Public Opinion -from "Saxe-Coburg-Gotha" to "Windsor" -from "St. Petersburg" to "Petrograd" F. THE WAR ENDS -11 November 1918 G. CONCLUSION ...
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