The Spoils of War

This is the first comprehensive study and it makes an important contribution to our understanding of the politics and economics of the inter-war period.

The Spoils of War

The Spoils of War

This is the first comprehensive account of the dispute over who should "pay" for World War I--a dispute which poisoned international relations, destabilized the world's financial system, and contributed to the rise of the Nazis in the 1920s and 1930s. Kent argues that the victors had no coherent policy of eliminating Germany as a commercial or strategic threat, and that the illusion of indemnity was fostered by British, French, and American statesmen to both conceal the financial implications of the war and defuse radical agitation for heavy taxation.

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The Spoils of War
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Bruce Kent
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This is the first comprehensive account of the dispute over who should "pay" for World War I--a dispute which poisoned international relations, destabilized the world's financial system, and contributed to the rise of the Nazis in the 1920s and 1930s. Kent argues that the victors had no coherent policy of
Spoils of War
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Collectif,
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-02 - Publisher: Abradale Press

Features records of a 1995 symposium on ownership of lost or stolen property during World War II
The Spoils of War
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Thomas Fleming
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986-03 - Publisher: Avon Books

A general-turned-powerbroker, his southern-born wife and revolutionist son, an ardent feminist, and assorted elitists, politicians, and newsmen cope with the passions, griefs, and realities of post-Civil War America
The Spoils of War
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Alan Dean Foster
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-12 - Publisher: Del Rey

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The Spoils of War
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Alastair Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-27 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Two eminent political scientists show that America's great conflicts, from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror, were fought not for ideals, or even geopolitical strategy, but for the individual gain of the presidents who waged them. It's striking how many of the presidents Americans venerate-Abraham Lincoln, George Washington,

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