This has become an indispensable tool in our understanding of this vital era. (Contemporary Review, Paperbacks.
It has a full scholarly apparatus, with footnotes conveniently at the foot of the page - today unusual, but very welcome. The Journal of the Victorian Military Society (June 1997)
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Reviews from Military History, Choice & Contemporary Review.
`This has become an indespensible tool in our understanding of this vital era.' Contemporary Review, Vol.277, No.1615.
`This important study is a mandatory acquisition for libraries with serious collections on the 20th century.' Choice
`Will certainly become the definitive study of the relationship between armaments and the origins of the First World War . . . rich and complex work.' International History Review
`Superb study . . . It provides a set of key understandings about the road to war in the age of 1914, or in 1997.' Military History