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Figures vi Tables vii Illustrations ix Acknowledgements x Note on the illustrations xii Introduction xix i. The Myths of Militarism I z. Empires, Ententes and Edwardian Appeasement 31 3. Britain's War of Illusions 56 4. Arms and Men 82 5. Public Finance and National Security 105 6. The Last Days of Mankind: 28 J9 ne-4 August £914 143 7. The August Days: The Myth of War Enthusiasm 174 8. The Press Gang izz 9. Economic Capability: The Advantage Squandered 248 io. Strategy, Tactics and the Net Bocy Count 28z II. 'Maximum Slaughter at Minimum Expense': War Finance 318 is. The Death Instinct: Why Men Fought 339. 13. The Captor's Dilemma 367-- 14. How (not) to Pay for the War 395 Conclusion: Alternatives to Amrageddon 433 Notes 463 Bibliography 517