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Author King, Greg, 1964-

Title The assassination of the archduke : Sarajevo 1914 and the romance that changed the world / Greg King and Sue Woolmans.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.


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Edition First edition.
Description xxxvii, 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-365) and index.
Contents In the shadow of the throne -- Adventure and illness -- Romance -- "A triumph of love" -- "Don't let her think she's one of us!" -- The swirl of gossip -- Attitudes soften -- "Konopischt was home" -- "Even death will not part us!" -- An emperor in training -- Diplomacy and roses -- "I consider war to be lunacy!" -- The fatal invitation -- The plot -- "I'm beginning to fall in love with Bosnia" -- St. Vitus's day -- "The anguish was indescribable" -- United in death -- Headlong toward oblivion -- Ripples from Sarajevo.
Summary Draws on unpublished letters and rare primary sources to trace the story of the tragic romance and brutal assassination that led to World War I, exploring rumors of Serbian complicity, conspiracy, and official negligence that doomed the Archduke and his family.
Subject Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, 1863-1914 -- Assassination.
Sophie, Archduchess of Austria, 1868-1914.
Austria -- History -- Franz Joseph I, 1848-1916.
Princes -- Austria -- Biography.
Princesses -- Austria -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.
Added Author Woolmans, Sue.
ISBN 9781250000163 hardcover
1250000165 hardcover
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