2013, 1st Paperback Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Near fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and toned. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #351677
Physical description: 269 pages, illustrations. Contents: 1. War plans: obvious needs, not so obvious solutions Richard F. Hamilton; 2. Austria-Hungary Gunther Kronenbitter; 3. Germany Annika Mombauer; 4. Russia Bruce W. Menning; 5. French war plans 1914 - the 'Balance of Power Paradox' Robert Doughty; 6. British plans for war before 1914 Keith Neilson; 7. The uncertain partner: Italy and the war plans of the Triplice 1888-1914 John Gooch; 8. Conclusions Holger H. Herwig. Subjects: Military planning -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Political aspects. World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.
Strategy -- History -- 20th century. Europe -- Politics and government -- Decision making -- 1871-1918.