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Introduction

Erik Goldstein

in Winning the Peace: British Diplomatic Strategy, Peace Planning, and the Paris Peace Conference 1916-1920

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215844
eISBN:
9780191678226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215844.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This introductory chapter discusses the importance of studying the planning phase in order to understand better British actions at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. It suggests that though a third ... More


The ‘Monstrous Child’ of the New Europe

Gábor Bátonyi

in Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The dissolution of the Habsburg Empire created not only a power vacuum, Bolshevik menace, and small, mutually hostile states, but also economic ... More


‘The Best Justification of the Peace Conference’

Gábor Bátonyi

in Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

By November 1918, the experts of the Political Intelligence Department (PID) were in agreement that the Czechs were likely to be a great asset ... More


An Outside View

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes Beneš's intuitive awareness of the broad movements of international affairs, which was naturally centred on Europe. The Czechoslovak foreign minister took little notice of the ... More


Tying up the Loose Ends of National Self-Determination: British, French, and American Peace Planning, 1917–1919

Volker Prott

in The Politics of Self-Determination: Remaking Territories and National Identities in Europe, 1917–1923

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777847
eISBN:
9780191823312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777847.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Chapter 1 examines the peace-planning efforts of the three main Allied powers, Great Britain, the United States, and France. The primary focus is on the groups of experts that each of the three ... More


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