Steven C. Hause

Steven C. Hause is Senior Scholar in the Humanities Emeritus, Washington University in St. Louis and Professor of History Emeritus, University of Missouri – St Louis

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Causes At War

“It may be important for historians to shift more attention to eastern Europe and to increase the Russian share of the collective responsibility for the war, but one cannot allow this to outweigh Germany’s primary guilt for converting a Balkan War into a “world war” rather than a regional war. McMeekin still disagrees: “Important as the German violation of Belgium was, it did not cause the First World War.” (The House of Commons would have been fascinated to learn this.)”