Europe on the Eve of the First World War, 1914

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 30 October 2023
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A map illustrating the situation in Europe as it teetered on the brink of World War I (1914-18). The political landscape was marked by intricate alliance systems and fierce imperial rivalries among European powers, especially between the British, Russian, and German empires, with nationalistic fervor soaring and the aspirations of various ethnic groups for greater autonomy or independence high. Meanwhile, Europe had engaged in an arms race, with militarism rising, the nations built up their military forces, stockpiled weapons, and prepared for a potential conflict.

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Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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Netchev, S. (2023, October 30). Europe on the Eve of the First World War, 1914. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18079/europe-on-the-eve-of-the-first-world-war-1914/

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Netchev, Simeon. "Europe on the Eve of the First World War, 1914." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 30, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18079/europe-on-the-eve-of-the-first-world-war-1914/.

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Netchev, Simeon. "Europe on the Eve of the First World War, 1914." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Oct 2023. Web. 15 Apr 2024.

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