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The Great Powers, Imperialism and the German Problem 1865-1925 : Policy; 56 - John Lowe

The Great Powers, Imperialism and the German Problem 1865-1925

Policy; 56

By: John Lowe

Paperback Published: 4th August 1994
ISBN: 9780415104449
Number Of Pages: 268

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John Lowe introduces the major issues in international affairs (many of which are now highly topical) from the period of German Unification up to the aftermath of the First World War, stressing the impact on imperialist expansionThis is a lucid and well-structured text dealing with key issues in international affairs from the period of German unification to the aftermath of World War I. It:* Provides excellent explanation and analysis of the central issues* Clarifies a notoriously complex period of international history* Updates traditional books in this field of 19th and 20th century diplomatic/international history* Takes a thematic approach* Leads students through the main events and reviews recent trends in historical debate and scholarship* Includes an annotated bibliographyConsideration of 'the German problem' and 'the Balkan problem' have taken on a new urgency and relevance with recent developments in Europe, and this book provides an excellent introduction to the subject.

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"Altogether, this work will be of considerable benefit to those who want a fresh look at Europe's foibles during the age of imperialism." -"The International History Review

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Introduction: the European powers in the late nineteenth centuryp. 1
International relations: Biarritz to the Berlin Post, 1865-1875p. 24
The dilemma of Bismarckian foreign policy, 1875-1887p. 44
Imperial rivalries in Africa, 1875-1898p. 74
The Far Eastern crisis of 1895-1905 and the ententes of 1904 and 1907p. 109
Weltpolitik, the navy and Anglo-German relations, 1897-1913p. 141
Crises and tension, 1905-1913p. 166
The great powers and the July crisis, 1914p. 202
Epilogue: The German Problem, 1919-1925p. 241
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9780415104449
ISBN-10: 0415104440
Series: Policy; 56
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 4th August 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1