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*You will also discover that : all European countries continue to fear German hegemony; the First World War claimed 9 million lives; world War II claimed 50 million lives; the democratization of China is no guarantee against its hegemony; the 19th century was one of the most stable periods in European history; irenicism, or love of peace, can lead to dangerous illusions.
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