July 1914: Countdown to War

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Product Details

Price
$22.99
Publisher
Basic Books
Publish Date
Pages
480
Dimensions
5.64 X 8.32 X 1.29 inches | 1.06 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780465060740

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About the Author

Sean McMeekin is a professor of history at Bard College. The award-winning author of several books, including The Russian Revolution, July 1914, and The Ottoman Endgame, McMeekin lives in Red Hook, New York.

Reviews

"Almost impossible to put down...A punchy and riveting narrative."--R.J.W. Evans, New York Review of Books
"Gripping and well-researched...In prose of admirable clarity, [McMeekin] relates the enormously complex events of that fateful summer."--National Review
"Lucid, convincing and full of rich detail, the book is a triumph of the narrative method and a vivid demonstration that chronology is the logic of history."--Independent (London)
"A fascinating and original study of the opening stages of World War I."--Philadelphia Inquirer
"A work of meticulous scholarship...Irresistible."--Sunday Times (London)