The Myths of Reparations

  title={The Myths of Reparations},
  author={Sally Marks},
  journal={Central European History},
  pages={231 - 255}
  • Sally Marks
  • Published 1 September 1978
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  • Central European History
Reparations after World War I can be divided into two categories: non-German reparations, which remain largely terra incognita to the historian, and German reparations, an excruciatingly tangled thicket into which only a few intrepid explorers have ventured. Understandably, most students of twentieth-century history have preferred to sidestep the perils of travel on territory of extreme financial complexity and, as a consequence, a number of misconceptions about the history of German… 
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