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This is an excellent book about the run up to the First World War.
The book was spoiled by the author's annoying habit of drawing analogies to current issues which reflect the author's political position.
MacMillan has a clear and accessible writing style, and juggles the huge cast of characters well.
Very well written and story that covers all the bases.Very detailed and evaluated for historical significance.Published 1 day ago by donald F Hetzel
A well documented, historically detailed analysis of the people ,events and nations which culminated in the war to end all wars
A must read for the serious student of world... Read more
The author needlessly inserted assertions about recent American presidents to depict motivations of actors in years immediately preceding World War I. Read morePublished 4 days ago by gary rothwell
If you're into shallow history, this is not for you. This is in depth and detailed. It doesn't come with real page numbers but I have to imagine it's in the 1000 page range. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Amazon Customer
I bought this book because it recommended by the Wall St Journal. I find the book detailed to a fault. Read morePublished 9 days ago by PQW
This book has got a very thorough perspective on European powers' institutions and personalities which broke the strong forces of peace in the run up to the Great War. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Amazon Customer