This book, first published in 1963, discusses the events of the Paris Peace Conference- the meeting of Allied victors following the end of World War I to set peace terms. Lord Hankey discusses the political and military terms and issues, as well as those of individual countries. This book is ideal for students of modern history.
Table of Contents
1. From War to Peace 2. President Wilson’s Visit to London 3. The Build-up of the Conference Organization 4. The Conference and the Dominions 5. The First Plenary Meetings 6. The Conference and Russia 7. German Colonies and Dominions Mandates 8. The Churchill Intervention 9. The Foreign Ministers Speed up the Conference 10. Accumulating Difficulties 11. Military Terms of Peace 12. Origin of the Council of Four 13. Summit Reorganization 14. Italy’s Claims: Orlando’s Dilemma 15. Completion of the Draft Treaty with Germany 16. The Presentation of the Treaty 17. Mandates and the Austrian Treaty 18. The Greek Episode and Italian Claims 19. Change in Procedure 20. Will the Germans Sign? 21. The Signing; Epilogue; Index