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German diplomatic documents, 1871-1914

E. T. S. Dugdale

German diplomatic documents, 1871-1914

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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Statementselected and translated by E.T.S. Dugdale. Vol.2, From Bismarck"s fall to 1898.
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While this may not have been the case for many German officials, it is true that Bismarck placed greater priority in domestic and diplomatic affairs than in colonialism. SinceGermany has recovered from massive wartime destruction to become again the richest and most powerful country in Europe, this time it is fully integrated into European affairs. III: Correspondence. War was brought to the British skies in the Battle of Britain in late summerbut the aerial assault was repulsed, which stopped Operation Sealionthe plans for the invasion of Britain.

In a German plan for an alliance with Russia fell through because Russia was too close to France. Under Hitler's rule, Germany was transformed into a totalitarian state where nearly all aspects of life were controlled by the government. The British Dreadnought battleship of was so advanced in terms of speed and firepower that all other warships were immediately made obsolete. In Berlin, the British, American, and French zones were joined into West Berlinand the four occupying powers kept official control of the city until It was easy enough for Bethmann to keep the All-Highest in the dark.

Yet Britain was an ally of Italy at this time, and thus indirectly a German ally through the Triple Alliance. Consequentially, the government of His Majesty the Tsar would give a new proof of its sincere friendship for the government of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan by advising it to renounce the definitive possession of the peninsula of Liaotung. German nationalists would be outraged if the large ethnic German minority in this region was left outside the Reich. German, in the 19th and the early 20th centuries, was an important language of science and technology, but it has now largely lost that role.


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German diplomatic documents, 1871-1914 book

Conservative elites exaggerated the implicit threats made by radical Socialists such as August Bebel and became alarmed. The Triple Alliance was undermined by differences between Austria and Italy, and in Italy switched sides.

But the emperor was no longer as pessimistic as he had been a fortnight earlier. The main reason for the delay was the fact that practically the entire Austrian army was tied down at home in harvest work, providing a food supply that would be essential for any war once the reserves were called to duty.

Moreover, we know that we are known by the world! They gave him identical pieces of "advice," concerning the acquisition of the Liaodong peninsula this is the Russian memorandum; Mutsu did not include the German and French memorandums because they were mostly identical in content : "The government of His 1871-1914 book the Emperor of All the Russias, in examining the conditions of peace which Japan has imposed on China, finds that the possession of the peninsula of Liaotung, claimed by Japan, would be considered a constant menace to the capital of China, would at the same time render illusory the independence of Korea, and would henceforth be a perpetual obstacle to the peace of the Far East.

However, as Barbara Jelavich observes, "Throughout the war Russian actions were carried out without real coordination or joint planning with the Western powers. Devoting a chapter to each day of the infamous 'July Crisis', this gripping step by step account of the descent to war makes clear just how little the conflict was in fact premeditated, preordained, or even predictable.

Adolphe Messimy, the French war minister, understood that the French public would be outraged if Paris was abandoned without a fight.

Turkey's defeat had weakened the country to such an extent that Germany could no longer resist the temptation to establish a military presence at the Bosphorous, the outlet of the Black Sea through which half of Russia's exports flowed.

Vienna delayed its critical ultimatum until July 23, and its actual invasion until August Feuchtwanger, Edgar. Austria-Hungary wanted no repeat of the Balkan Crisis of the previous year. Notes: 1 Takayoshi Kido.

This upset the British in particular, as they were long concerned with preserving the Ottoman Empire and preventing a Russian takeover of the Bosphorus Strait. The author would like to thank you for your continued support. We could do this all the less as our own interests were menaced through the continued Serb agitation.

Die Einheit. In interfering with the Peace of Shimonoseki, Germany made an abrupt about-face that stunned and offended the Japanese. Kennedy downplayed the disputes over economic trade and imperialism.

Yanushkevich feared that if Russia diluted this commitment by mobilizing against Austria-Hungary alone, France might feel free to disregard its own military commitment to Russia.

The declarations were identical in form, but the French Minister, Harmond, and even the Russian, Hitrovo, had used conciliatory expressions throughout, when they delivered their declarations, whilst Baron Gutschmid added to his own a long written statement, in which he—and he alone—baldy threatened war.

At the time, the concessions were very popular, especially the Munich Agreement in of Germany, Britain, France and Italy. Other German diplomats describe him as "violent," and that "he enjoyed the opportunity for humiliating Japan.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.

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Dugdale, E.T.S. ed. German Diplomatic Documents (4 vol ), in English translation. online; Feldman, Gerald D. ed. German Imperialism, The Development of a Historical Debate () pp primary sources in English translation.

The German White Book () online official defense of Germany; see The German White Book. 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 criticism. Reprint of the ed.

The German Diplomatic Service, Princeton University Press, GERMAN DIPLOMATIC SERVICE von Thile, the state secretary, whose dismissal he finally selors would survey all incoming documents, denote the appropriate person or department for handling such mat­ Cited by: Mar 10,  · P.S.

J. Murrey Atkins Library

As far as I know, the German Minister in Belgrade in was Justus Adolf Freiherr von Griesinger. Baron von Griesinger, Letter to Chancellor Bethmann-Hollweg, July 6 in German Diplomatic Documents Vol IV: The Descent to the Abyssed and trans. E.T.S. Dugdale (New York: Barnes & Noble Inc, )