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Amazoncom: origins of the first world war (foundations of modern history) (9780393099478): l c f turner: books. The catastrophe of the first world war, and the destruction, revolution, and enduring hostilities it wrought, make the issue of its origins a perennial puzzle. Origins of the first world war the debate on the origins of the first world war started almost as soon as the conflict broke out in august 1914. The origins of the first world war is a concise introduction to one of the major historical controversiesthis pamphlet: surveys the roots of the conflict assesses the legacy of bismarck's. World war i (often abbreviated to wwi or ww1), also known as the first world war, the great war, or the war to end all wars, was a global war originating in europe that lasted from 28 july.
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