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Versailles and After, 1919-1933

2nd Edition

By Ruth Henig


100 pages

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Ruth Henig's fully revised and extended second edition of Versailles and After includes a new chapter on recent historiography of the subject and provides students with concise coverage of the following topics:

* the terms of the Treaty of Versailles

* the inadeqacies of the League of Nations as a supranational peacekeeping body

* why hopes of long term stability gradually faded.


'This is a very useful book.' - John Plowright, The Historical Association

'… offers a clear and concise explanation and analysis of a complex and controversial period in European History.' - History Teaching Review

Reviews of the first edition:

' … this book should become compulsory reading … ' - R. Sim, Education Dept, History Adviser, Aberdeen

'clear and concise … drawing together the main ideas, backed up by new research, in a cohesive and articulate manner.' - History Teaching Review

'…this is a splendid series, well structured, well written and magnificently illustrated' Environment and Planning A 2000, Vol 32

About the Series

Lancaster Pamphlets

Lancaster Pamphlets provide a concise and up-to-date analysis of major historical topics covered by both the main A-Level syllabuses and by introductory courses in higher education. Lancaster Pamphlets is a series initiated and edited by the history department at Lancaster University.
Each pamphlet:
* provides an authoritative introduction to the topic
* brings the central themes and problems into sharper focus
* incorporates traditional and revisionist approaches
* uses the most recent research to stimulate critical thought and interpretation

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