The Resource The trigger : taking the journey that led the world to war, Tim Butcher, (eaudio)

The trigger : taking the journey that led the world to war, Tim Butcher, (eaudio)

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The trigger : taking the journey that led the world to war
Title
The trigger
Title remainder
taking the journey that led the world to war
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Tim Butcher
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eng
Summary
On a summer morning in Sarajevo almost a hundred years ago, a teenager took a pistol out of his pocket and fired not just the opening rounds of the First World War but the starting gun for modern history. By killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Gavrilo Princip started a cycle of events that would leave 15 million dead from fighting between 1914 and 1918 and that proved fatal for empires and a way of ruling that had held for centuries. The Trigger tells the story of a young man who changed the world forever. It focuses on the drama of the incident itself by following Princip's journey. By retracing his steps from the feudal frontier village of his birth, through the mountains of the northern Balkans to the great plain city of Belgrade, and ultimately to Sarajevo, Tim Butcher illuminates our understanding of Princip and makes discoveries about him that have eluded historians for a hundred years. Traveling through the Balkans on Princip's trail, and drawing on his own experiences there as a war reporter during the 1990s, Butcher unravels this complex part of the world and its conflicts, and shows how the events that were sparked that day in June 1914 still have influence today. Published for the centenary of the assassination, The Trigger is a rich and timely work, part travelogue, part reportage, and part history
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Midwest
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Butcher, Tim
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Read by Gerard Doyle
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  • Doyle, Gerard
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  • Nationalism
  • Assassins
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Serbs
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Balkan Peninsula
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
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adult
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The trigger : taking the journey that led the world to war, Tim Butcher, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 32 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781494523015
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11411977
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11411977
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MWT11411977
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Label
The trigger : taking the journey that led the world to war, Tim Butcher, (eaudio)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 32 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494523015
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11411977
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11411977
System control number
MWT11411977
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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