Norms of war and the Austro-Hungarian encounter with Serbia, 1914–1918

  title={Norms of war and the Austro-Hungarian encounter with Serbia, 1914–1918},
  author={Jonathan E. Gumz},
  journal={First World War Studies},
  pages={110 - 97}
This essay first explores European assumptions regarding occupation and war in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These assumptions found their way into international law, but are best understood as a series of international norms. The article then goes on to examine how these norms changed over the course of the war, paying attention to the Austro-Hungarian occupation of Serbia from 1916 to 1918. The European approach to war within Europe attempted to contain the expansion of… Expand
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