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German diplomatic documents, 1871-1914

German diplomatic documents, 1871-1914

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by E.T.S. Dugdale.
ContributionsDugdale, Edgar Trevelyan Stratford.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14061624M

One solution was to build up a strong, free trade union movement in Germany. It soon merged its sector with the American and French sectors, and that territory became the independent nation of West Germany in When public opinion and elite demand finally made him, in the s, grab colonies in Africa and the Pacific, he ensured that conflicts with Britain were minimal. The British, however, kept well ahead in the naval race by the introduction of the highly advanced new Dreadnought battleship in

To remain a Great Power, the Russians felt that they had to counter this threat to their interests. Ito, Hirobumi. The fact that I deal first and foremost with the Anglo-German relations is, I trust, justified by the fact that through the use of the monumental German and British publications of diplomatic documents, and through the unreserved access permitted me to the papers in the State Archives in Vienna, I was enabled to follow. An Outline of a Theory of Civilization.

Speed of mobilization, the generals thought, was an advantage that Germany could not sacrifice. The Germans claimed that the contracts were awarded early for economic reasons, but the British feared a stealth buildup. The airlift broke the Soviet blockade which was designed to force the Western Allies out of the city. InBritain and Germany established a shared embassy building in Reykjavik. Berchtold rejected the proposal; Vienna already had its pretext for war.


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German diplomatic documents, 1871-1914 book

The British played a central role in the Nuremberg trials of major war criminals in One month into the war, Britain, France and Russia agreed not to make a separate peace with Germany, and discussions began about enticing other countries to join in return for territorial gains.

Inan anti-foreign uprising in Korea known as the Tonghak rebellion led the Korean government to request the assistance of Chinese troops. The Boxers had gained strength for the past few years, and by late they were openly attacking Chinese Christians and Western missionaries.

Angry that the Chinese did so without properly informing Tokyo, the Japanese also sent troops to quell the uprising. In the same year, all members of the British Royal Family gave up their German titles, and all German relatives who were fighting against the British in the war were stripped of their British titles by the Titles Deprivation Act Russia's self-image as a champion of the Slavs and her longstanding ambition to control the outlet of the Black Sea brought her into conflict with Austria-Hungary.

We could do this all the less as our own interests were menaced through the continued Serb agitation. Thus, if Britain, Italy, and the United States can be brought together in support of Japan, Russia may be checked and the intervention issue settled without further serious consequences.

At the Genoa ConferenceBritain clashed openly with France over the amount of reparations to be collected from Germany. At the same time, Japan was also on the verge of stepping past the nationalist stage and onto the imperialist platform. However, in SeptemberKurt Riezlera senior staff aide to German Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg sketched out some possible ideas --dubbed by historians the " September Program.

Otto von Bismarckthe Imperial Chancellor from towas annoyed by military interference in foreign policy affairs—infor example, the military tried to convince the Emperor to declare war on Russia; they also encouraged Austria to attack Russia.

The resulting naval race heightened tensions between the two nations. Vol I. This convinced Joffre that he had superior forces "at every point along the line. Favorite : Story.

Furthermore, Anglo—German relations cooled as Germany aggressively tried to build a new empire and engaged in a naval race with Britain; London refused to agree to the formal alliance that Germany sought. There was only a personal unionand both countries remained quite separate, but the king lived in London.

Prussia was a historically prominent German state that originated in with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia on the southeast coast of the Baltic Sea. UntilGermany did have an annually updated plan for an offensive in the east.

But only days after Gutschmid made his threats to Hayashi, Kaiser Wilhelm II wrote the above-quoted telegram at the start of this essay to Tsar Nicholas II, which, along with Marschall's documents, also above-stated, show Germany's actual intention: the seizure of colonies along the East Asian coast.

However, Bethmann-Hollweg and the Kaiser did not know that the German military had its own line of communication to the Austrian military, and insisted on rapid mobilization against Russia.Message from the French Minister of Foreign Affairs to French Diplomatic Representatives Around the World, Aug.

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13, Paris, Aug. 13,12 h. 50], in Documents Diplomatiques Française (–) [French Diplomatic Documents (–], vol. 11, 3ème série – [3rd series – [The German White Book, on the. Aug 22,  · This work is based upon Die grosse Politik der europäischen Kabinette, ; Sammlung der diplomatischen Akten des Auswärtigen Amtes, being a selection of those documents which specially concern Great Britain.

It contains not only the documents but the German notes, printed without comment and without hildebrandsguld.com: Ebook/DAISY3. use World War I Memories and A Subject Bibliography of the First World War German diplomatic documents, DG Germany and the Revolution in Russia, ; documents from the Archives of the German Foreign Ministry Practice your call numbers so you can find a book on the shelf!

Nov 21,  · Book Sources: Foreign Relations - Germany German Diplomatic Documents, by E. T. S. Dugdale Call Number: DG ISBN: v. 1. Bismarck's relations with England, v.

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Dugdale, Volume III, "The Growing Antagonism, "CHINA'S PERCEPTION OF THE TAIWAN ISSUE," Posted April 29, - Origins of the Great War. German Emperor Wilhelm I signed his chancellor's latest creation with great reluctance. "Thinking of what it means I feel like a traitor," he said. To Wilhelm, the tsar was an old friend while the Habsburgs were a dynastic rival.

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