In Catastrophe: 1914 Max Hastings, tries to find the answer to how World War I began. He traces how tensions across the continent kindled into a blaze of battles; analyses the power-brokering, vanity and bluff in the diplomatic maelstrom and reveals who was responsible for the birth of this catastrophic world in arms. Mingling the experiences of humbler folk with the statesmen on whom their lives depended, Hastings asks: whose actions were justified?
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"‘A work of staggering scope and erudition, narrated with supreme fluency and insight, it is unquestionably the best single-volume history of the war ever written’ SUNDAY TIMES on All Hell Let Loose
1914: a year of unparalleled change. The year that diplomacy failed and Imperial Europe was thrown into its first modernised warfare. But how had it happened?
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