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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

Label
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
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 Speaking a mystifying array of languages and lugging outdated weapons, the Austrian troops were hopelessly unprepared for the industrialized warfare that would shortly consume Europe.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"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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
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
Control code
1547720
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
  • (Sirsi) 1547720
  • (Sirsi) 1547720
  • (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
Control code
1547720
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
  • (Sirsi) 1547720
  • (Sirsi) 1547720
  • (OCoLC)865452264

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