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By Marc Ferro

ISBN-10: 0415059232

ISBN-13: 9780415059237

"Written with nice verve, a extraordinary present for concise assertion of advanced matters, and a command of telling element. It not just covers the vital occasions of the warfare, diplomatic and army, but additionally introduces a social measurement that's hardly ever present in such works."--Times schooling complement

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Reserve formations, by contrast, were reckoned to have no solidity, no ability to wage real war – partly because their cadres were weak, partly because, given the need to use all possible material, they imaginary war contained many relatively older men; they were to be used only for secondary tasks, and that after preliminary training. The Left, by contrast, could only think in terms of the nation in arms. They objected to long-term service and felt that a few months’ training would be enough to fashion the citizen-soldier for the coming war.

Official Pan-Slavism was an offensive weapon for use abroad, where it might gain greater success than russification, and it became quite soon a nationalist ideology. Its prophet, Danilevski, dreamt since 1869, in Russia and Europe, of an age soon to come when Slav civilization would rule Europe, finally supplanting the old Latin-German one. His ideas influenced government policy, which was always as ready to russify at home as to defend abroad the rights of ‘oppressed’ Slavs: Czechs, Bosnians, Ruthenes in particular, and Slavs such as ‘our little Serbian brothers’ whose independence was threatened.

He spoke lovingly of his creations, the Entente with England and the alliance with Russia; here was the extraordinary feat of one man, whose life was commanded by a single ambition, to make life impossible for Germany, to throttle her. I appreciated that, since Bismarck, no one had shaped European events as Delcassé did. He was no longer foreign minister, but his web had been spun, and now Germany was blundering into it like a great bluebottle. 37 5 ‘WAR ON WAR’ Men were obsessed by war. But already it had failed to happen – conflicts were sparked off in the Balkans and then followed a familiar pattern, the Great Powers intervening, not directly, but through their clients.

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