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How Diplomats Make War
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Paperback, 402 pages
Published January 11th 2010 by Nabu Press
(first published June 1984)
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A very powerful case written on the absurd and deceitful actions that led to WW1 written during the war years. Neilson documents that the war was the result of many years of back-door dealings between European powers as well as exposing the lie that Britain and other Western powers were somehow working to keep the peace even as they were busily amassing ever larger and larger arsenals of war. Reading the book has made me curious as to Neilson's history and background as well as to questions of w ...more
Born as Francis Butters, Francis Neilson was an accomplished actor, playwright, stage director, political figure (former Member of the British House of Commons) avid lecturer, and author of more than 60 books, plays and opera librettos and a leader in the Georgist movement.More about Francis Neilson...