The Establishment of the Mandates System 1919-25

  title={The Establishment of the Mandates System 1919-25},
  author={A. Crozier},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={483 - 513}
  • A. Crozier
  • Published 1979
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
That the Peace Settlement of 1919 was a compromise, dependent upon the continuing involvement of the United States in the affairs of Europe for its success, is a fact widely accepted by students of contemporary history. The nature of that compromise is perhaps nowhere more clearly illustrated than in the colonial aspects of the Treaty of Versailles.1 Under the terms of Articles 22 (League Covenant), 119-27 and 257, Germany unconditionally renounced 'all her rights and titles over her overseas… Expand
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