SOURCE: A Correction: A Podcast
The hosts speak with David Carlin about why we need to reexamine the legacy of the Treaty of Versailles on its 100th anniversary.
by David Carlin
Versailles did not destroy the German economy, make Germany into a permanent pariah, or inspire the German lust for revenge. Instead, the Nazis capitalized on a unique economic calamity (the Great Depression), German political instability, and deep seated radical nationalist currents.
SOURCE: Gresham College
On Tuesday, June 4, Professor Margaret MacMillan will put the treaty in perspective, one hundred years later.
SOURCE: Oxford University Press Blog
by Anand Menon, Margaret MacMillan, Patrick Quinton-Brown
Many of the challenges that concern us today—ethnic nationalisms, building the foundations for peace and prosperity around the globe, managing and containing war, or the future of Europe—were discussed in Paris a hundred years ago.
by Michael S. Neiberg
With the benefit of time we can see more clearly the essential bifurcation in American views about US leadership and how they began in the aftermath of the heated debate over the Treaty of Versailles.
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