The Scaremongers

The Scaremongers

The Advocacy of War and Rearmament 1896-1914

Book - 2014
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This revealing book illustrates how the passion for war was fostered and promoted. The author provides detailed evidence of how and why an image of Germany as a nation determined upon world hegemony was deliberately promoted by a group of British newspaper editors, proprietors and journalists. This book examines the role of these ¿scaremongers¿. Were they as influential as their critics claimed? Did they influence the minds of their readers and shape events? Were they guilty of creating a climate of opinion that ensured that their prophecies of inevitable Anglo-German war became fact in 1914?

Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
ISBN: 9781138018082
Branch Call Number: DA47.2 .M67 2014x
Characteristics: xi, 495 pages ; 24 cm

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