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The Diplomacy of the Balkan Wars, 1912-1913
The Diplomacy of the Balkan Wars, 1912-1913
By Ernst C. Helmreich
Harvard University Press, 1938, 523 pp

A fundamental contribution to our knowledge of the background of the World War, by an assistant professor of history and government in Bowdoin College. To no small extent the author has relied on unpublished archival material and on information obtained in personal interviews with several of the statesmen whose policy he discusses.