Versailles after Sixty Years

@article{Trachtenberg1982VersaillesAS,
  title={Versailles after Sixty Years},
  author={Marc Trachtenberg},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1982},
  volume={17},
  pages={487 - 506}
}
  • Marc Trachtenberg
  • Published 1 July 1982
  • History, Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary History
The historiography of the Paris Peace Conference has always been highly political. One of the first works to appear on the subject was a little book that Ray Stannard Baker published in 1919, What Wilson Did at Paris. Baker, who had headed the Press Bureau of the American delegation at the peace conference, said the book had been 'written chiefly to help along the League of Nations'.' President Wilson himself encouraged Baker to write a more wideranging history of the conference; the 'little… 
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