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Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War by  Robert K Massie - Hardcover - 1991 - from First Choice Books and Biblio.com

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Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War

by Massie, Robert K

Condition: Near Fiine/Near Fiine


U S. A.: Random House Books. Near Fiine/Near Fiine. 1991. Hardcover. 0394528336 1007pp including bibliography and index Map endpapers A chronicle of the personal and national rivalries that led to the twentieth century's first great arms race Photographs Blind stamp at bottom edge of ffep Jacket has a few tiny tears on edge of jacket .


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On Jul 16 2007, Whiskey3 said:
  "If you want to learn about Europe leading up to the Great War, this book will provide an excellent starting point. It is well written and thorough, typical Massie. The author does an excellent job of bringing to life the major British and German figures and their interconnection.

If you you care to round out the period, add "The Proud Tower" and "The Guns of August" by Barbara Tuchman and you will be well informed about a period seldom seen in a US public school classroom."


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