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The fateful alliance : France, Russia, and the coming of the First World War

Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005

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  • Creator George F. Kennan
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. New York : Pantheon Books, [1984] ©1984
  • Physical Details
    • xx, 300 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0394534948, 9780394534947, 0719017076, 9780719017070
  • OCLC ocm10753606

Summary

  • An analysis of the Russian-French alliance of 1894 and what went wrong in Europe at the end of the nineteenth century.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-284) and index.

Contents

  • Politics and personalities, 1890 -- The turning point of 1890 -- The Narva maneuvers -- The "Entente Cordiale" -- Private stirrings -- The discussions resumed -- Cronstadt -- The ulterior relationships -- The military convention I -- The prelude to negotiation -- The military convention II -- Panama and Mohrenheim -- The convention adopted -- The Aftermath ; Epilogue -- App. I: Exchange of letters: N.K. Giers, A. Mohrenheim and Alexander Ribot, August 1891 -- App. II: Memorandum: N.N. Obruchev to N.K. Giers, May 1892 -- App. III: Exchange of notes: N.K. Giers and Ambassador Montebello, 1893-1894 ; Text of August 1892 military convention signed by N.N. Obruchev and Raoul le Mouton de Boisdeffre
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