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From Balkan conflict to global conflict: the spread of the First World War, 1914-18

By David Stevenson


This essay reassesses the process whereby between August 1914 and the end of 1917, all the most powerful countries of the day became belligerents in the First World War. It examines the three waves of decisions to intervene and offers generalizations about the process, comparing the early twentieth century with more recent periods

Topics: D501 World War I
Publisher: Wiley
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1111/j.1743-8594.2011.00129.x
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Provided by: LSE Research Online
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