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The Battle of Bretton Woods: Steil, Benn

Steil, Benn

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Item Description: Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Princeton University Press | John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order | When turmoil strikes world monetary and financial markets, leaders invariably call for 'a new Bretton Woods' to prevent catastrophic economic disorder and defuse political conflict. The name of the remote New Hampshire town where representatives of forty-four nations gathered in July 1944, in the midst of the century's second great war, has become shorthand for enlightened globalization. The actual story surrounding the historic Bretton Woods accords, however, is full of startling drama, intrigue, and rivalry, which are vividly brought to life in Benn Steil's epic account. Upending the conventional wisdom that Bretton Woods was the product of an amiable Anglo-American collaboration, Steil shows that it was in reality part of a much more ambitious geopolitical agenda hatched within President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Treasury and aimed at eliminating Britain as an economic and political rival. At the heart of the drama were the antipodal characters of John Maynard Keynes, the renowned and revolutionary British economist, and Harry Dexter White, the dogged, self-made American technocrat. Bringing to bear new and striking archival evidence, Steil offers the most compelling portrait yet of the complex and controversial figure of White--the architect of the dollar's privileged place in the Bretton Woods monetary system, who also, very privately, admired Soviet economic planning and engaged in clandestine communications with Soviet intelligence officials and agents over many years. A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn, The Battle of Bretton Woods is destined to become a classic of economic and political history. "Steil's book, engaging and entertaining, perceptive and instructive, is a triumph of economic and diplomatic history. Everything is here: political chicanery, bureaucratic skulduggery, espionage, hard economic detail and the acid humour of men making history under pressure."--Tony Barber, Financial Times "[T]he author masterfully translates the arcana of competing theories of monetary policy, and a final chapter explains how, while some of the institutions created by Bretton Woods endure--the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund--many of the conference's assumptions were swiftly overtaken by the Marshall Plan. Throughout Steil's sharp discussion runs the intriguing subplot of White's career-long, secret relationship with Soviet intelligence. A vivid, highly informed portrayal of the personalities, politics and policies dominating 'the most important international gathering since the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.'" Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "A] masterful (and readable) account of American realpolitik and British delusion."--Andrew Hilton, Financial World | Format: Hardback | Language/Sprache: english | 844 gr | 242x165x33 mm | 464 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9780691149097

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A Memoir of the Paris Peace Conference,: Headlam, James Wycliffe

Headlam, James Wycliffe

Published by New York, New York, U.S.A.: Methuen, 1972 (1972)

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Item Description: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Methuen, 1972, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Sehr gut. former library copy, unread (!) very good condition, Hardcover. Signatur des Verfassers. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-206x030

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The Corners of the Globe: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 179x113x41 mm. Neuware - Spring, 1919. James 'Max' Maxted, former Great War flying ace, returns to the trail of murder, treachery and half-buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World. He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, a senior member of the British delegation to the post-war peace conference. But he was convinced there was more - much more - to be discovered about what Sir Henry had been trying to accomplish. And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of it. Now, enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service, Max sets out on his first - and possibly last - mission for Lemmer. It takes him to the far north of Scotland - to the Orkney Isles, where the German High Seas Fleet has been impounded in Scapa Flow, its fate to be decided at the conference-table in Paris. Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships. What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south, towards London, with information that could destroy Lemmer - if Max, as seems unlikely, lives to deliver it. 511 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780552171427

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Published by Oxford, The Council of Christans & Jews, London, (1946)

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Item Description: Oxford, The Council of Christans & Jews, London, 1946. 8° (18,5-22,5cm), kart. Price one Shilling.. 44 S. mit 12 sw. Fotos auf vier Kunstdrucktafeln (Conference Photographs) Including 9 pages: Members of the Conference. Message from the Prime Minister.The story of the conference. Commission Reports. Resolution submitted to Paris Peace Conference. Paper starting to brown (but solid) , Good Condition. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 58. Bookseller Inventory # 2570

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Peacemakers Six Months That Changed the World: Macmillan, Margaret

Macmillan, Margaret

Published by John Murray Publishers (2003)

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Item Description: John Murray Publishers, 2003. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # EA9780719562372

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A Short History of the First World: Gordon Kerr

Gordon Kerr

Published by Oldcastle Books Ltd Jul 2014 (2014)

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Item Description: Oldcastle Books Ltd Jul 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 198x134x15 mm. Neuware - Tells the story of the cataclysmic event from the beginning, describing the background of international rivalries in the lead up to war, before exploring each year in a chapter each, and the Paris Peace Conference that followed it. 160 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781843440949

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Nicolson, Harold:

Published by London, Constable, (1960)

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Item Description: London, Constable, 1960. Book Condition: Wie neu. Erstausgabe. First Imprint.. xxii, 424 Seiten 15 x 24 cm. Good condition. Guter Zustand. Schutzumschlag mit einem größeren Ausriß und 2 Einrissen. Aus dem Besitz der Gräfin Ledebur mit geprägtem Monogramm (Krone) auf dem Vorsatz. - Sir Harold George Nicolson KCVO CMG (21 November 1886 1 May 1968) was an English diplomat, author, diarist and politician. He was the husband of writer Vita Sackville-West, their unusual relationship being described in their son's book, Portrait of a Marriage. . Personal life: In 1913, he married the writer Vita Sackville-West, who encouraged his literary ambitions. He published a biography of French poet Paul Verlaine in 1921, to be followed by studies of other literary figures such as Tennyson, Byron, Swinburne and Sainte-Beuve. In 1933, he wrote an account of the Paris Peace Conference entitled Peacemaking 1919. Nicolson and his wife practiced what today would be called an open marriage. They each had a number of same-sex affairs, and once Harold had to follow Vita to France, where she had "eloped" with Violet Trefusis, to try to win her back. However, they remained happy together in fact, they were famously devoted to each other, writing almost every day when they were separated, for example, because of long diplomatic postings abroad. Eventually, he gave up diplomacy, partly so they could live together in England. They had two sons, Nigel, also a politician and writer, and Benedict, an art historian. In the 1930s, he and his wife acquired and moved to Sissinghurst Castle, near Cranbrook in Kent, the county known as the garden of England. There they created the renowned gardens that are now run by the National Trust. Later life and legacy: After Nicolson's last attempt to enter Parliament, he continued with an extensive social schedule and his programme of writing, which included books, book reviews, and a weekly column for The Spectator. He was appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) in 1953, as a reward for writing the official biography of George V, which had been published in the previous year.[4] His younger son, the publisher and writer Nigel Nicolson, published works by and about his parents, including Portrait of a Marriage (frankly covering his parents' bisexuality), their correspondence, and Nicolson's diary. The latter is one of the pre-eminent British diaries of the 20th century and an invaluable source on British political history from 1930 through the 1950s, particularly in regard to the run-up to World War II and the war itself: Nicolson served in high enough echelons to write of the workings of the circles of power and the day-to-day unfolding of great events from, as it were, a medium distance. (His fellow parliamentarian Robert Bernays aptly characterized Nicolson as being ".a national figure of the second degree.") It is perhaps his diary, of all of his voluminous oeuvre, for which Harold Nicolson will be most remembered, as the author was variously an acquaintance, associate, friend, or intimate to such figures as Ramsay MacDonald, David Lloyd George, Duff Cooper, Charles de Gaulle, Anthony Eden and Winston Churchill, along with a host of literary and artistic figures. . Aus: wikipedia-Harold_Nicolson Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 950 Philosophiegeschichte, Wesenslehre, Mythen, Religionsphilosophie, Anthropologie, Politische Philosophie, Geschichtsphilosophie, Kulturgeschichte, Erkenntnistheorie, Philosophiegeschichte, Antike, Philosophie, Philosophen, Logik, Ethik, Gottesbeweise, Mythen, Kulturanthropologie, Mythos, Kulturepochen, Kulturtechniken, Anthropologie, Ethnologie, Kultur, Wissenschaft, Bildung, Völkerkunde, Volkskunde, Symbol, Kulturwissenschaften, Evolution Kulturwandel, Kultus, Kulturgeschichte, Geschichte, Geschichte, Geschichtswissenschaft, Historische Hilfswissenschaften, Geschichtsbewußtsein, Geschichtsforschung, Geschichtsschreibung, Geschichtswissenschaft, Historistik, Historie, Hermeneutik Blaues Leinen mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Schutzumschlag. Bookseller Inventory # 47930

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The Corners of the Globe: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 179x113x41 mm. Neuware - Spring, 1919. James 'Max' Maxted, former Great War flying ace, returns to the trail of murder, treachery and half-buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World. He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, a senior member of the British delegation to the post-war peace conference. But he was convinced there was more - much more - to be discovered about what Sir Henry had been trying to accomplish. And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of it. Now, enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service, Max sets out on his first - and possibly last - mission for Lemmer. It takes him to the far north of Scotland - to the Orkney Isles, where the German High Seas Fleet has been impounded in Scapa Flow, its fate to be decided at the conference-table in Paris. Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships. What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south, towards London, with information that could destroy Lemmer - if Max, as seems unlikely, lives to deliver it. 511 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780552171427

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Published by London, Telegrams Nonaligned, July . (1968)

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Item Description: London, Telegrams Nonaligned, July ., 1968. 9 + 4 pages 4°. Orig.heft, good condition Contents: Background to the Paris Talks; The American Version of Restraint; The Vietnam Version of Retraint; No Response from the US, Rebuilding South Vietnam; No Permanent Guantanamos; Supplement 1: Stockholm Conference on Vietnam; Supplement 2: Anti War Movement on Trial. Bookseller Inventory # 35210

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Gordon Kerr

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Item Description: Oldcastle Books Ltd Jul 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 198x134x15 mm. Neuware - Tells the story of the cataclysmic event from the beginning, describing the background of international rivalries in the lead up to war, before exploring each year in a chapter each, and the Paris Peace Conference that followed it. 160 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781843440949

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A Short History of the First World: Gordon Kerr

Gordon Kerr

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Item Description: Oldcastle Books Ltd Jul 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 198x134x15 mm. Neuware - Tells the story of the cataclysmic event from the beginning, describing the background of international rivalries in the lead up to war, before exploring each year in a chapter each, and the Paris Peace Conference that followed it. 160 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781843440949

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The Corners of the Globe: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 179x113x41 mm. Neuware - Spring, 1919. James 'Max' Maxted, former Great War flying ace, returns to the trail of murder, treachery and half-buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World. He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, a senior member of the British delegation to the post-war peace conference. But he was convinced there was more - much more - to be discovered about what Sir Henry had been trying to accomplish. And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of it. Now, enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service, Max sets out on his first - and possibly last - mission for Lemmer. It takes him to the far north of Scotland - to the Orkney Isles, where the German High Seas Fleet has been impounded in Scapa Flow, its fate to be decided at the conference-table in Paris. Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships. What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south, towards London, with information that could destroy Lemmer - if Max, as seems unlikely, lives to deliver it. 511 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780552171427

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A Short History of the First World: Gordon Kerr

Gordon Kerr

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The Corners of the Globe: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 179x113x41 mm. Neuware - Spring, 1919. James 'Max' Maxted, former Great War flying ace, returns to the trail of murder, treachery and half-buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World. He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, a senior member of the British delegation to the post-war peace conference. But he was convinced there was more - much more - to be discovered about what Sir Henry had been trying to accomplish. And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of it. Now, enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service, Max sets out on his first - and possibly last - mission for Lemmer. It takes him to the far north of Scotland - to the Orkney Isles, where the German High Seas Fleet has been impounded in Scapa Flow, its fate to be decided at the conference-table in Paris. Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships. What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south, towards London, with information that could destroy Lemmer - if Max, as seems unlikely, lives to deliver it. 511 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780552171427

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The Ends of the Earth: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 233x151x32 mm. Neuware - July 1919. Ex-flying ace James 'Max' Maxted's attempt to uncover the secret behind the death of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, murdered while serving as an adviser with the British delegation to the Paris peace conference, has seemingly ended in failure - and his own death. The trail uncovered by him leads to Japan and a mysterious prisoner held by Sir Henry Maxted's old enemy, Count Tomura. Unaware of Max's fate, the team he has recruited to finish the job are already there, where their paths cross that of former German spymaster, Fritz Lemmer, now rebuilding his spy network in the service of a new, more sinister cause. In the days and weeks ahead, the quest Max embarked on in Paris will reach its dizzying end at Tomura's castle in the mountains of Honshu - and the full truth of what occurred thirty years before will finally be laid bare. 379 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780593069806

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Steffi Rosch

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Item Description: Grin Verlag Apr 2011, 2011. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 210x148x2 mm. This item is printed on demand - Print on Demand Titel. - Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 2,0, Dresden Technical University (Anglistik, Amerikanistik), course: European- American Relations, language: English, abstract: After the peace of Paris in 1918, Germany and America gradually enhanced and improved their relationship. In 1921, the U.S. and Germany made a bilateral peace and diplomatic relations commenced. The trade agreement of 1923 could be considered as a confirmation of parallel interests and a well- working relationship. America provided Germany with loans to cure the German economy after the hyperinflation. Furthermore, the U.S. aimed to support the establishment of a healthy economy to help Germany enable to pay reparations and to have a market for its exports. Not all Germans, however, embraced the modernism pushed by America through their support. During the Weimar Years, the United States has assisted Germany in all crucial questions referring to reparations, reorganization and reintegration in Europe.A multiplicity of issues has worsened the relationship in the 1930s. The United States and Germany could not agree in terms of disarmament, trade agreements and debts resulting from Dawes Plan loans and Austrian liabilities. Conferences to stabilize the situation and the peace in Europe failed. During his first years in office, the Führer had tried to compromise with America. However, he increasingly emancipated from the Allies and the Treaty of Versailles by making his own decisions regardless to the other nation s opinion. The Neutrality Laws of 1935 constituted a relative freedom of decisions for Hitler. In spite of American neutrality, Roosevelt commented on Hitler s decisions and aggressive foreign policy from 1937 onwards. This was also the turning point for the Nazis; articles in the BIZ, a newspaper being taken away from the Jewish owners and was now a Nazi institution, turned from neutral and positive comments on the New Deal to a hostile hate campaign (Junker, 1997: 246).To bring matters to a head, ambivalence is obviously the best description of German- American relations in the interwar years. Fears, hopes, and interdependences shaped mutual perceptions during this period. From the first encounters after the First World War, to a special bilateral relationship in the 1920s, Germany and America had parted in the 1930s. Interestingly, both were developing toward isolation. The United States because of movements of isolationists, and Germany was isolating itself through its aggressive foreign policy. The America, however, got out of their isolation in 1937/1938. Germany only in 1945- defeated and destroyed. 28 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783640900688

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Almond, Nina / Haswell Lutz, Ralph

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Item Description: Stanford University Press, 1935. 32 S. Guter Zustand/ Good Ex-Library. Cover shows wear. Brownish paper. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 100 Paperback/ broschiert broschiert/ Taschenbuch. Bookseller Inventory # 460516

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HEADLAM-MORLEY, J.,

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Item Description: London, 1972. XLII, 230 S. Mit Porträt. OLwd. Bookseller Inventory # 3050748

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Brandt,Willy

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Item Description: An Address by the German Minister of Foreign Affairs, Willy Brandt, on the 15. General Conference of the Unesco, Paris, November 6th, 1968. 15 S. gr.8. Englisch,französisch, Information Office of the Federal Government. Bonn. 1968. Mit Gebrauchsspuren/Used condition. geheftet/Softcover. Sprache: mehrsprachig/multilingual. Bookseller Inventory # 3R700

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The Ends of the Earth: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 233x151x32 mm. Neuware - July 1919. Ex-flying ace James 'Max' Maxted's attempt to uncover the secret behind the death of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, murdered while serving as an adviser with the British delegation to the Paris peace conference, has seemingly ended in failure - and his own death. The trail uncovered by him leads to Japan and a mysterious prisoner held by Sir Henry Maxted's old enemy, Count Tomura. Unaware of Max's fate, the team he has recruited to finish the job are already there, where their paths cross that of former German spymaster, Fritz Lemmer, now rebuilding his spy network in the service of a new, more sinister cause. In the days and weeks ahead, the quest Max embarked on in Paris will reach its dizzying end at Tomura's castle in the mountains of Honshu - and the full truth of what occurred thirty years before will finally be laid bare. 379 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780593069806

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The Corners of the Globe: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 179x113x41 mm. Neuware - Spring, 1919. James 'Max' Maxted, former Great War flying ace, returns to the trail of murder, treachery and half-buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World. He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, a senior member of the British delegation to the post-war peace conference. But he was convinced there was more - much more - to be discovered about what Sir Henry had been trying to accomplish. And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of it. Now, enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service, Max sets out on his first - and possibly last - mission for Lemmer. It takes him to the far north of Scotland - to the Orkney Isles, where the German High Seas Fleet has been impounded in Scapa Flow, its fate to be decided at the conference-table in Paris. Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships. What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south, towards London, with information that could destroy Lemmer - if Max, as seems unlikely, lives to deliver it. 511 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780552171427

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A Short History of the First World: Gordon Kerr

Gordon Kerr

Published by Oldcastle Books Ltd Jul 2014 (2014)

ISBN 10: 1843440946 ISBN 13: 9781843440949

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Item Description: Oldcastle Books Ltd Jul 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 198x134x15 mm. Neuware - Tells the story of the cataclysmic event from the beginning, describing the background of international rivalries in the lead up to war, before exploring each year in a chapter each, and the Paris Peace Conference that followed it. 160 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781843440949

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The Ends of the Earth: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

Published by Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015 (2015)

ISBN 10: 0593069803 ISBN 13: 9780593069806

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 233x151x32 mm. Neuware - July 1919. Ex-flying ace James 'Max' Maxted's attempt to uncover the secret behind the death of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, murdered while serving as an adviser with the British delegation to the Paris peace conference, has seemingly ended in failure - and his own death. The trail uncovered by him leads to Japan and a mysterious prisoner held by Sir Henry Maxted's old enemy, Count Tomura. Unaware of Max's fate, the team he has recruited to finish the job are already there, where their paths cross that of former German spymaster, Fritz Lemmer, now rebuilding his spy network in the service of a new, more sinister cause. In the days and weeks ahead, the quest Max embarked on in Paris will reach its dizzying end at Tomura's castle in the mountains of Honshu - and the full truth of what occurred thirty years before will finally be laid bare. 379 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780593069806

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The Ends of the Earth: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 233x151x32 mm. Neuware - July 1919. Ex-flying ace James 'Max' Maxted's attempt to uncover the secret behind the death of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, murdered while serving as an adviser with the British delegation to the Paris peace conference, has seemingly ended in failure - and his own death. The trail uncovered by him leads to Japan and a mysterious prisoner held by Sir Henry Maxted's old enemy, Count Tomura. Unaware of Max's fate, the team he has recruited to finish the job are already there, where their paths cross that of former German spymaster, Fritz Lemmer, now rebuilding his spy network in the service of a new, more sinister cause. In the days and weeks ahead, the quest Max embarked on in Paris will reach its dizzying end at Tomura's castle in the mountains of Honshu - and the full truth of what occurred thirty years before will finally be laid bare. 379 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780593069806

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Peacemakers Six Months That Changed the World: Margaret Macmillan

Margaret Macmillan

Published by JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS Mrz 2003 (2003)

ISBN 10: 0719562376 ISBN 13: 9780719562372

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Item Description: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS Mrz 2003, 2003. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 198x133x40 mm. Neuware - Between January and July 1919, after the war to end all wars, men and women from all over the world converged on Paris for the Peace Conference. At its heart were the leaders of the three great powers - Woodrow Wilson, Lloyd George and Clemenceau. Kings, prime ministers and foreign ministers with their crowds of advisers rubbed shoulders with journalists and lobbyists for a hundred causes - from Armenian independence to women's rights. Everyone had business in Paris that year - T.E. Lawrence, Queen Marie of Romania, Maynard Keynes, Ho Chi Minh. There had never been anything like it before, and there never has been since. For six extraordinary months the city was effectively the centre of world government as the peacemakers wound up bankrupt empires and created new countries. They pushed Russia to the sidelines, alienated China and dismissed the Arabs, struggled with the problems of Kosovo, of the Kurds, and of a homeland for the Jews. The peacemakers, so it has been said, failed dismally; failed above all to prevent another war. Margaret MacMillan argues that they have unfairly been made scapegoats for the mistakes of those who came later. They tried to be evenhanded, but their goals - to make defeated countries pay without destroying them, to satisfy impossible nationalist dreams, to prevent the spread of Bolshevism and to establish a world order based on democracy and reason - could not be achieved by diplomacy. This book offers a prismatic view of the moment when much of the modern world was first sketched out. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780719562372

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Margaret Macmillan

Published by JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS Mrz 2003 (2003)

ISBN 10: 0719562376 ISBN 13: 9780719562372

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Item Description: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS Mrz 2003, 2003. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 198x133x40 mm. Neuware - Between January and July 1919, after the war to end all wars, men and women from all over the world converged on Paris for the Peace Conference. At its heart were the leaders of the three great powers - Woodrow Wilson, Lloyd George and Clemenceau. Kings, prime ministers and foreign ministers with their crowds of advisers rubbed shoulders with journalists and lobbyists for a hundred causes - from Armenian independence to women's rights. Everyone had business in Paris that year - T.E. Lawrence, Queen Marie of Romania, Maynard Keynes, Ho Chi Minh. There had never been anything like it before, and there never has been since. For six extraordinary months the city was effectively the centre of world government as the peacemakers wound up bankrupt empires and created new countries. They pushed Russia to the sidelines, alienated China and dismissed the Arabs, struggled with the problems of Kosovo, of the Kurds, and of a homeland for the Jews. The peacemakers, so it has been said, failed dismally; failed above all to prevent another war. Margaret MacMillan argues that they have unfairly been made scapegoats for the mistakes of those who came later. They tried to be evenhanded, but their goals - to make defeated countries pay without destroying them, to satisfy impossible nationalist dreams, to prevent the spread of Bolshevism and to establish a world order based on democracy and reason - could not be achieved by diplomacy. This book offers a prismatic view of the moment when much of the modern world was first sketched out. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780719562372

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Turkey: Arnold Joseph Toynbee

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

Published by Book Jungle Dez 2009 (2009)

ISBN 10: 1438532768 ISBN 13: 9781438532769

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Item Description: Book Jungle Dez 2009, 2009. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 238x189x10 mm. Neuware - Arnold Joseph Toynbee (1889 -1975) was a British historian. Toynbee worked for the Political Intelligence Department of the British Foreign Office during World War I and served as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. Toynbee presents history as the rise and fall of civilizations, rather than the history of nations or of ethnic groups. Turkey: A Past and a Future was written in 1917. This is an excellent reference book for anyone interested in Turkish history. 66 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781438532769

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The Corners of the Globe: Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard

Published by Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015 (2015)

ISBN 10: 0552171425 ISBN 13: 9780552171427

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Item Description: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK Jul 2015, 2015. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 179x113x41 mm. Neuware - Spring, 1919. James 'Max' Maxted, former Great War flying ace, returns to the trail of murder, treachery and half-buried secrets he set out on in The Ways of the World. He left Paris after avenging the murder of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, a senior member of the British delegation to the post-war peace conference. But he was convinced there was more - much more - to be discovered about what Sir Henry had been trying to accomplish. And he suspected elusive German spymaster Fritz Lemmer knew the truth of it. Now, enlisted under false colours in Lemmer's service but with his loyalty pledged to the British Secret Service, Max sets out on his first - and possibly last - mission for Lemmer. It takes him to the far north of Scotland - to the Orkney Isles, where the German High Seas Fleet has been impounded in Scapa Flow, its fate to be decided at the conference-table in Paris. Max has been sent to recover a document held aboard one of the German ships. What that document contains forces him to break cover sooner than he would have wished and to embark on a desperate race south, towards London, with information that could destroy Lemmer - if Max, as seems unlikely, lives to deliver it. 511 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780552171427

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Wilsonian Moment: Erez Manela

Erez Manela

Published by OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEM Jun 2009 (2009)

ISBN 10: 0195378539 ISBN 13: 9780195378535

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Item Description: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEM Jun 2009, 2009. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. 233 x 157 x 22 mm. Neuware - During the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, while key decisions were debated by the victorious Allied powers, a multitude of smaller nations and colonies held their breath, waiting to see how their fates would be decided. President Woodrow Wilson, in his Fourteen Points, had called for 'a free, open-minded, and absolutely impartial adjustment of all colonial claims,' giving equal weight would be given to the opinions of the colonized peoples and the colonial powers. Among those nations now paying close attention to Wilson's words and actions were the budding nationalist leaders of four disparate non-Western societies - Egypt, India, China, and Korea. That spring, Wilson's words would help ignite political upheavals in all four of these countries. This book is the first to place the 1919 Revolution in Egypt, the Rowlatt Satyagraha in India, the May Fourth movement in China, and the March First uprising in Korea in the context of a broader 'Wilsonian moment' that challenged the existing international order. Using primary source material from America, Europe, and Asia, historian Erez Manela tells the story of how emerging nationalist movements appropriated Wilsonian language and adapted it to their own local culture and politics as they launched into action on the international stage. The rapid disintegration of the Wilsonian promise left a legacy of disillusionment and facilitated the spread of revisionist ideologies and movements in these societies; future leaders of Third World liberation movements - Mao Zedong, Ho Chi Minh, and Jawaharlal Nehru, among others - were profoundly shaped by their experiences at the time. The importance of the Paris Peace Conference and Wilson's influence on international affairs far from the battlefields of Europe cannot be underestimated. Now, for the first time, we can clearly see just how the events played out at Versailles sparked a wave of nationalism that is still resonating globally today. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9780195378535

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A Short History of the First World: Gordon Kerr

Gordon Kerr

Published by Oldcastle Books Ltd Jul 2014 (2014)

ISBN 10: 1843440946 ISBN 13: 9781843440949

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