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The First World War was the apotheosis of the bourgeois era and the beginning of the end of European world hegemony. It ended with the disintegration of the conser…

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Mommsen, Wolfgang J., “Germany”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 24 May 2017 <>
First published online: 2015

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