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The Resource A mad catastrophe : the outbreak of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire, Geoffrey Wawro

A mad catastrophe : the outbreak of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire, Geoffrey Wawro

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A mad catastrophe : the outbreak of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire
Title
A mad catastrophe
Title remainder
the outbreak of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Wawro
Title variation
Outbreak of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Austro-Hungarian army that marched east and south to confront the Russians and Serbs in the opening campaigns of World War I had a glorious past but a pitiful present. Speaking a mystifying array of languages and lugging outdated weapons, the Austrian troops were hopelessly unprepared for the industrialized warfare that would shortly consume Europe. As ... historian Geoffrey Wawro explains in [this book], the doomed Austrian conscripts were an unfortunate microcosm of the Austro-Hungarian Empire itself--both equally ripe for destruction"--
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10308234
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DLC
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Wawro, Geoffrey
Dewey number
940.4/14
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D512
LC item number
.W38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Habsburg, House of
  • Austria
Target audience
adult
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the outbreak of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire
Label
A mad catastrophe : the outbreak of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire, Geoffrey Wawro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-431) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sick man of Europe -- Between blunder and stupidity -- The Balkan Wars -- Murder in Sarajevo -- The streamroller -- Misfits -- Krásnik -- Komarów -- Lemberg and Rawa-Ruska -- Death on the Drina -- Warsaw -- The thin gray line -- Serbian jubilee -- Snowmen
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiv, 440 pages
Isbn
9780465028351
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013039393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 865452264
  • (OCoLC)865452264
Label
A mad catastrophe : the outbreak of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire, Geoffrey Wawro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-431) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The sick man of Europe -- Between blunder and stupidity -- The Balkan Wars -- Murder in Sarajevo -- The streamroller -- Misfits -- Krásnik -- Komarów -- Lemberg and Rawa-Ruska -- Death on the Drina -- Warsaw -- The thin gray line -- Serbian jubilee -- Snowmen
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiv, 440 pages
Isbn
9780465028351
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013039393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 865452264
  • (OCoLC)865452264

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