Table of Contents for 1913 : In Search of the World Before the Great War


Introduction ix
I Centre of the Universe
1(132)
London World City
15(22)
Paris The Eternal, The Universal
37(22)
Berlin Powerhouse
59(19)
Rome The Pope's Aeroplane
78(9)
Vienna Shadows and Light
87(23)
St Petersburg Eastern Colossus
110(23)
II The Old New World
133(90)
Washington, DC Republic, Nation, Empire
144(17)
New York Metropolis
161(21)
Detroit A Model Future
182(12)
Los Angeles Boom!
194(12)
Mexico City Monroe's Bequest
206(17)
III The World Beyond
223(124)
Winnipeg-Melbourne Britain Abroad
230(22)
Buenos Aires Southern Star
252(15)
Algiers The Radiance of the Republic
267(13)
Bombay-Durban Tapestry of Empire
280(29)
Tehran Under Foreign Eyes
309(16)
Jerusalem Zion and its Discontents
325(22)
IV Twilight Powers
347(103)
Constantinople Tides of History
358(23)
Peking-Shanghai Waking Slumber
381(30)
Tokyo Rising Sun
411(20)
London Beyond the Horizon
431(19)
Epilogue: The Afterlife of 1913 450(8)
Notes 458(37)
Selected Bibliography 495(8)
Picture Credits 503(2)
Acknowledgements 505(4)
Index 509