Italy and the Great War: from neutrality to intervention by Antionio Salandra | University of Oxford

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Accounts by Antionio Salandra, Italian Prime Minister 1914-1916, detailing Italy’s neutral stance at the opening of the conflict and eventual entry into the war on the side of the allies.

Translation by Zoe Kendrick Pyne from the Italian volumes, ‘La neutralità italiana’ (1928) and ‘L’intervento’ (1930)”

Part I. Neutrality
The First Spark: Italy and Austria: p. 17
The Outbreak of the Conflagration: Neutrality Declared: p. 45
Impressions in Italy and Abroad: p. 71
Moral Preparation for the War: p. 98
Military Preparations: p. 115
The Situation on September 30: Reconstruction of the Ministry: p. 134
A Month at the Consulta: p. 152
Towards War: p. 171
Part II. Intervention
Marking Time: p. 179
The Negotiations with Austria: p. 217
The Treaty of London: p. 263
The May Crisis: p. 306
War: p. 357
Index: p. 373

London: Edward Arnold, 1932

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Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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