The Resource 1913 : in search of the world before the Great War, Charles Emmerson, (electronic resource)

1913 : in search of the world before the Great War, Charles Emmerson, (electronic resource)

Label
1913 : in search of the world before the Great War
Title
1913
Title remainder
in search of the world before the Great War
Statement of responsibility
Charles Emmerson
Title variation
Nineteen-thirteen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today, 1913 is inevitably viewed through the lens of 1914: as the last year before a war that would shatter the global economic order and tear Europe apart, undermining its global pre-eminence. Our perspectives narrowed by hindsight, the world of that year is reduced to its most frivolous features - last summers in grand aristocratic residences - or its most destructive ones: the unresolved rivalries of the great European powers, the fear of revolution, violence in the Balkans. In this illuminating history, Charles Emmerson liberates the world of 1913 from this "prelude to war" narrative, and explores it as it was, in all its richness and complexity. Traveling from Europe's capitals, then at the height of their global reach, to the emerging metropolises of Canada and the United States, the imperial cities of Asia and Africa, and the boomtowns of Australia and South America, he provides a panoramic view of a world crackling with possibilities, its ..
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Emmerson, Charles
Dewey number
909.82/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D422
LC item number
.E66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Modern
  • Nineteen thirteen, A.D
  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
Label
1913 : in search of the world before the Great War, Charles Emmerson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=022A3608-0CB1-4E5B-A800-2B411FDE30D7
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn843191955
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (548 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610392570
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843191955
Label
1913 : in search of the world before the Great War, Charles Emmerson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=022A3608-0CB1-4E5B-A800-2B411FDE30D7
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn843191955
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (548 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610392570
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843191955

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