Defending the rights of others : the great powers, the Jews, and international minority protection, 1878-1938 (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Defending the rights of others : the great powers, the Jews, and international minority protection, 1878-1938

Author: Carole Fink
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When the Cold War ended between 1989 and 1991, statesmen and scholars reached back to the period after World War I when the victors devised minority treaties for the new and expanded states of Eastern Europe. This is the first study of the entire period between 1878 and 1938, when the Great Powers established a system of external supervision to reduce the threats in Europe's most volatile regions of irredentism,
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Fink
ISBN: 0521838371 9780521838375 0521029945 9780521029940 0011620900 9780011620909
OCLC Number: 53325326
Description: xxvii, 420 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One. From Empires to New States: 1. Prologue: the Congress of Berlin --
2. Bucharest: August 1913 --
3. The Great War --
4. Lemberg --
Part Two. The Minority Treaties: 5. Paris --
6. Pinsk --
7. May --
8. The 'Little Versailles' --
Part Three. A New Era of Minority Rights?: 9. Geneva --
10. Berlin --
11. Epilogue: the road to Munich --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Carole Fink.
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International minority protection, which began in the late nineteenth century, was aimed at bringing stability to Eastern Europe. This historical study of the sixty-year period between 1878 and 1938  Read more...

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