The Treaty of Versailles Revisited

  title={The Treaty of Versailles Revisited},
  author={Z. Steiner},
The Treaty of Versailles has had a bad press. From the time that it was signed and John Maynard Keynes penned his all-too-well-known polemic, The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919) until a recent book by that aging realpolitiker, Henry Kissinger, commentators have had little good to say about the Treaty. ‘We came to Paris confident that the new order was about to be established’, Harold Nicolson wrote in Peacemaking, 1919, ‘we left it convinced that the new order had merely fouled the… Expand
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