Peacemakers six Months That Changed the World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Margaret Macmillan

Peacemakers six Months That Changed the World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Margaret Macmillan year 2009
  • Book name: Peacemakers six Months That Changed the World
  • Author: Margaret Macmillan
  • Release date: 2009/1/2
  • Publisher: HODDER & STOUGHTON GENERAL DIVISION
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780719562372
  • Rating: 7.96 of 10
  • Votes: 837
  • Review by: Lamar Vance
  • Review rating: 9.5 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Total pages: 592
  • Includes a PDF summary of 49 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 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.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 38H38M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Diplomacy, European History, World War 1 Books
  • Available formats: XPS, TXT, EPUB, PDB, DOC, GIF, WORD, PDF. Compressed in LZO, CBC, ZIP, RAR, LHA, TAR.XZ, CHM
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 27.70 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x197x39mm
  • Weight: 422g
  • Printed by: John Murray Publishers Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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