The future of Poland, 1914–1917: France and Great Britain in the Triple Entente

  title={The future of Poland, 1914–1917: France and Great Britain in the Triple Entente},
  author={Jeffrey Mankoff},
  journal={The International History Review},
  pages={741 - 767}
  • Jeffrey Mankoff
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • The International History Review
  • Abstract THE POLISH QUESTION — whether, and if so how and in what form, to recreate an independent Polish state — was one of the most vexing problems that faced European diplomats during the First World War. Believing that aroused Polish patriotism could be a powerful weapon against the Central Powers, yet fearing that support for Polish national aspirations would alienate their Russian ally and fracture the Triple Entente, British and French statesmen had to decide whether they could include… CONTINUE READING
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