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Bobič, Pavlina - Conclusion


Christian belief | Eastern menace | Habsburg monarchy | Slovenian | Western civilization


The assassination of the heir to the throne on 28 June 1914 and the state of siege that followed it deeply disturbed the apparent tranquillity in the Slovenian lands of the Habsburg monarchy. The Slovenian clergy did not fail to emphasise the cultural side of the European conflict by adopting the view that the war was a great struggle for Western civilization against the Eas…

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Bobič, Pavlina, “Conclusion”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2015

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