|Subtitle||The Habsburg Empire, the Balkans and the Start of World War One|
|Non Fiction Genre||History|
Various interpretations characterise the debate about the circumstances which led to the First World War. John Zametica´s work stands out because he has been able to resolve questions that have successfully eluded generations of his predecessors. He presents a new picture of the events that led to the Archduke’s assassination.
John Zametica is the editor of ‘British Officials and British Foreign Policy, 1945-50’ (Leicester University Press, 1990) and the author of ‘The Yugoslav Conflict’ (Brassey´s, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 1992). He lives and works in Montenegro.
“seminal work which forces readers to reflect further on issues they had thought settled … [its] conclusions will be carefully studied by historians for many years.” Vernon Bogdanor, International Affairs
“This painstaking and meticulous piece of scholarship offers a challenge to some widely-held assumptions about the events which led up to the outbreak of [WW1].” Trevor James, The Historian