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Thinking Wisely, Planning Boldly: The Higher Education and Training of Royal Navy Officers, 1919-39
Joseph Moretz
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The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans
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Young Wilhelm: The Kaiser's Early Life, 1859-1888
John C. G. Röhl
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EuroTragedy A Drama in Nine Acts - Ashoka Mody

Dammit, there is just something about this book that rubs me the wrong way. I can accept his contention that the single currency project had inherent flaws, but there is something in his approach that is just too one-sided for me. I lack his training in economics and immersion in the subject, but I can see an undercurrent of confirmation bias in his writing that makes me approach this more as a polemic than a measured analysis.