THE FIRST WORLD WAR: A DOCUMENTARY RECORD
Series One: European War 1914-1919, the War Reserve Collection from Cambridge University Library
Part 9: Peace, Versailles and the League of Nations
The War Reserve Collection at Cambridge University Library is one of the finest collections in the world of materials documenting the First World War.
Part 9 covers the aftermath of War. If the Great War was 'the War to end all wars', was Versailles 'the Peace to end all peace?'
There is material covering:
- Efforts to bring peace before and during the War;
- The Versailles Treaty;
- Calls for retribution and calls for reconciliation;
- The League of Nations;
- Woodrow Wilson and the American vision of post-war Europe;
- Colonial reconstruction and the redistribution of Germany's colonies;
- The economic impact of the Peace settlement.