1. Cause and Effect: the unexpected origins of terrible things from Delve on Vimeo.

    A brand new video essay from delve!

    100 summers ago the countries of Europe collapsed quickly into war: it was sudden but also strangely inevitable. Countless books have been written since about the causes of The Great War, but in this video essay we offer an alternative history. By tracing the story backwards in time we stumble upon a very unexpected cause and discover that sometimes the most harmless of things can have terrible consequences.

    Story Design & Direction: Adam Westbrook adamwestbrook.co.uk
    Additional Photography: Brett Walsh brettwalshphotography.com
    Animation: Adam Westbrook
    Archive footage from the US National Archives released in the public domain
    Stock footage via Videohive and Pond5
    All photographs in the public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
    Satie’s Gymnopedie No. 2 performed by Kevin McLeod incompetech.com
    Additional music and sound effects via AudioJungle
    Story assistance from Caroline Vanier, Cody Delistraty and Chris Schaefer.

    Indonesian translation: Farras Octara farrasoctara.com/

    Here are the books I used in researching this essay.

    The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman amazon.co.uk/The-Guns-August-Bestselling-Outbreak/dp/0241968216/
    The War that Ended Peace by Margaret Macmillan amazon.co.uk/The-War-that-Ended-Peace/dp/1846682738/
    Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914 by Max Hastings amazon.co.uk/Catastrophe-Europe-Goes-War-1914/dp/0007519745/
    Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the coming of the Great War by Robert K Massie amazon.co.uk/Dreadnought-Britain-Germany-Coming-Great-ebook/dp/B00D5FOGL6
    The Last Kaiser by Giles MacDonogh amazon.co.uk/Last-Kaiser-Life-Wilhelm-II/dp/0312305575/
    The Influence of Sea Power on History 1660-1783 by Alfred T Mahan amazon.co.uk/Influence-Power-Upon-History-1660-1783/dp/1589801555

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    Oh.. When I said “sentence” I really meant “words”. Not to cut the words in the middle, because we are totally cutting sentences in the middle for edits.

     
     
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