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Although France, Poland, and Czechoslovakia were in jeopardy from a recovery of German power after World War I and from a potential German hegemony in Europe, France failed in her efforts to maintain a system of alliances with her two imperiled neighbors. Focusing on the period from 1926 to 1936, Piotr Wandycz seeks to explain how and why these three nations, with so much at risk, neglected to act in concert. Wandycz is the author of a well-known study on the series of alliances constructed by France, Poland, and Czechoslovakia in the years following the Treaty of Versailles. In this current volume he picks up the story after the Locarno Pact (1925) and follows the progressive disintegration of the alliance system until the time of Hitler's remilitarization of the Rhineland.
Through an examination of the political, military, and economic relations among France, Poland, and Czechoslovakia, the author provides valuable insights into an era that contained the seeds of the future war and the collapse of the historic European system. By relying on French, Polish, and more selectively Czechoslovak and Western archives, and thanks to his intimate knowledge of Central and East European published sources, he has filled a large gap in the history of prewar diplomacy. He shows how the divergent aims of Czechoslovakia and Poland combined with a decline of French willpower to prevent a real cohesion among the partners.
Originally published in 1988.
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"This book is an important and original study of European international history in the years leading to World War II."--Victor S. Mamatey, Professor Emeritus, University of Georgia
Titolo: The Twilight of French Eastern Alliances, ...
Casa editrice: Princeton University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1988
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1988. Condizione libro: Good. First Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP36844626
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Descrizione libro Princeton Univ Pr, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0691055289
Descrizione libro PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, PRINCETON, NJ, 1988. Encuadernacion original. Condizione libro: NUEVO / NEW. 1ª edicion. WANDYCZ, P. S. THE TWILIGHT OF FRENCH EASTERN ALLIANCES, 1926-36. FRENCH-CZECHOSLOVAK-POLISH RELATIONS FROM LOCARNO TO THE REMILITARI. PRINCETON, NJ, 1988, xvii 537 p. Encuadernacion original. Nuevo. Codice libro della libreria 28087
Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Codice libro della libreria P020691055289
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Descrizione libro Princeton Univ Pr, Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1988. Cloth. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. First Edition. 537pp. French-Czechoslovak-Polish Relations from Locarno to the Remilitarization of the Rhineland. Clean. Codice libro della libreria 005552
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