Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire

Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman EmpireShattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire by Bedross Der Matossian
ISBN: 9780804792639
Published by Stanford University Press on October 15th 2014
Genres: Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 249

Len's Summary: The revolution of 1908 opened the door to ethnic, religious and political strife and disintegration within the multilingual Ottoman Empire. World War I finished the job.

Our Friend “The Enemy”: Elite Education in Britain and Germany before World War I

Our Friend “The Enemy”: Elite Education in Britain and Germany before World War IOur Friend "The Enemy": Elite Education in Britain and Germany before World War I by Thomas Weber
ISBN: 9780804700146
Published by Stanford University Press on 2008
Genres: Education, Europe, General, Germany, Great Britain
Pages: 338

Len's Summary: A scholarly look at Oxford and Heidelberg University, as well as the character of European society on the eve of WWI. Challenges the concept that pre-1914 Europe was bound to collapse.