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Author Jackson, J. Hampden (John Hampden), 1907-1966.

Title The between - war world : a short political history, 1918 to 1939
Published London : V. Gollancz, 1947

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Description 472 pages : maps ; 19 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: INTRODUCTION p. II -- Part One: EUROPE -- I. THE PEACE CONFERENCE p. 13 -- Wilson's Idea of Peace-Clemenceau's Peace-Versailles -- -The Treaty with Austria-The Treaty with Hungary -- -The League, a Pious Hepe. -- II. PUNISHING THE CONQUERED, 1918-1923 P. 27 -- Revolutions in Hungary-The Plight of Austria-The -- German Revolution-The Weimar Constitution-The Pleb- -- iscites-Reparations-The Invasion of the Ruhr. -- III. REVIVAL IN THE CENTRAL POWERS, -- 1924-1929 P. 40 -- Stresemann's Policy of Fulfilment-The Dawes Plan-The -- Locarno Pact-Recovery in Germany-Recovery in Austria -- and Hungary. -- IV. THE NEW NATIONS p. 50 -- Pilsudski's Poland-The Baltic States-Finland-Rumania -- -Yugoslavia-Democratic Czechoslovakia-The Problem -- of National Minorities. -- V. VICTORIOUS FRANCE p. 63 -- Fear of Invasion-Political Parties-Poincard and the Franc -- -Church and Republic-Briand and the League-The -- Republic in Danger-The Popular Front. -- VI. FASCIST ITALY p. 76 -- A Frustrated Nation-The March on Rome--The Corpora- -- tive State-The Fascist Creed-Church and State-Eco. -- nomic Development-Foreign Policy. -- VII. THE QUICKENING OF SPAIN p. 90 -- The Monarchy: Its Friends and Enemies-Primo's Dictator- -- ship-The Revolution-The Republic-Reaction 1933-1935 -- -Civil War. -- VIII. THE DIFFICULTIES OF GREAT BRITAIN p. 107 -- Post-war Depression-The Recovery of the City-The First -- Labour Government-The Strike of 1926-The Common- -- wealth-Irish Nationalism. -- IX. THE GREAT DEPRESSION, '929-1933 p. 120 -- The Slump-Crisis in Great Britain-Dictatorship in -- Germany and Austria-Recovery in Great Britain- -- Europe under Dictatorship. -- X. NAZI GERMANY IN TRIUMPH p. 135 -- Germany Nazified-A Cure for Unemployment-The -- Economic Problem-The Versailles Treaty in Tatters- -- The Philosophy of Hitlerism. -- Part Two: THE SOVIET UNION -- I. THE BOLSHEVIK' REVOLUTION p. 148 -- Tsarist Russia-The Revolutions of 19g7-The Treaty of -- Brest-Litovsk-The Civil War-War-Communism-The -- New Economic Policy. -- II. THE UNION OF SOCIALIST SOVIET -- REPUBLICS p. 161 -- The Republics-The Communist Party-Democracy or Dic- -- tatorship?-Lenin Dies-Stalin versus Trotsky-Towards -- State-Capitalism. -- III. THE FIVE-YEAR PLANS p. 172 -- The Plan in Industry-The Collectivization of the Peasants -- -Education-The Second Plan-The Purges-The New -- Constitution-Achievements of the Revolution. -- Part Three: THE NEAR EAST -- I. THE TURKISH REPUBLIC p. 189 -- The End of the Ottoman Empire-The Nationalist Revolt- -- The Greek War-Treaty of Lausanne-The Caliphate -- Abolished-Social and Economic Reforms of Kemal. -- II. THE ARABS AND THE ALLIES p. 211 -- The Partition of Arabia-The Mandate System-The -- French in Syria-British and Jews in Palestine-The Arab -- Revolt-Saudi Arabia. -- III. NATIONALISM IN IRAQ AND IRAN p. 228 -- British Rule in Iraq-King Feisal I-The Problem of -- Mosul-The Mandate Ends-Riza Khan's Coup in Persia -- -Persia Becomes Iran-Afghanistan. -- IV. NATIONALISM IN EGYPT p. 241 -- The British Protectorate-The Nationalist Revolt-An "In- -- dependent Sovereign State"-Palace Dictatorship-The -- Treaty of 1936-Conclusion: Islam Adolescent. -- Part Four: THE FAR EAST -- I. INDIA: TOWARDS SELF-GOVERNMENT p. 250 -- First Principles-The Reforms of g919-Gandhi and Cot- -- gress-The Simon Commission-Lord Irwin and Lord -- Willingdon-The Act of 1935-Economics. -- II. THE CHINESE REVOLUTION p. 267 -- The Three Principles of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen--Russian Help for -- the Kuomintang-The War Lords-The Nationalists March -- North-The Nanking Government-Soviet China. -- III. THE PROBLEMS OF JAPAN p. 285 -- Feeding the Sixty Million-Political Parties-The Wash. -- ington Conference-"Dangerous Thoughts"--Japan' -- Peaceful Policy, I922-1930-Economic Crisis. -- IV. JAPAN'S DREAM OF EMPIRE p 295 -- The South Manchurian Railway Company--Manchuria -- Inv'aded-Officers Rule Japan-The Sino-Japanese War- -- Bait in the Southern Seas. -- V. THE FAR EAST IN FERMENT p 309 -- Renaissance and Reformation in China-The Industrial -- Revolution-China in 1938-Nationalism in Indo-China- -- Revolt in the Pacific. -- Part Five: AFRICA -- I. FRENCH AND ITALIAN COLONIES p. 325 -- Three Methods ofGovernment-The Sarraut Plan-Algeria -- and Tunisia-Lyautey and Morocco-Mussolini and Abys- -- sinia. -- II. BRITISH COLONIES AND MANDATES p. 336 -- Three British Protectorates in South Africa-Indirect Rule -- in Nigeria and Tanganyika-Settler Rule in Kenya. -- III. THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA P, 344 -- British and Dutch-General Smuts's Ministry-General -- Hertzog's Anti-Native Policy-The Economic Crisis in -- South Africa-The "Native Problem." -- Part Six: AMERICA -- I. THE UNITED STATES' GOLDEN AGE p. 355 -- The Wealthiest of Nations-The End of Wilsonism- -- "Hundred Per Cent. Americanism"-The Years of Plenty- -- Betting on Prosperity-The Crash. -- II. CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES AND MEXICO p. 372 -- The Monroe Doctrine-The Canal Zone-Cuba American- -- ized-Haiti Americanized-The Mexican Revolution- -- The United States' New Policy. -- III. THE SOUTH AMERICAN REPUBLICS p. 390 -- United States' Economic Penetration-Peru-Chile-Bo- -- livia-Argentina-Brazil-Economic Crisis-The Year of -- Revolutions-The Chaco War-Fascist Penetration. -- IV. CROSS-CURRENTS IN CANADA p. 406 -- United States' Economic Penetration-Canada in Crisis- -- Relations with Great Britain-Catholic Reaction in Quebec -- -The Plight of Newfoundland. -- V. THE ROOSEVELT ADMINISTRATION p. 413 -- Roosevelt's First Year-Public Works-,The Forgotten Men -- -The Opposition to the New Deal-The Recession and -- After. -- Part Seven: WORLD SURVEY -- I. INTERNATIONALISM ON TRIAL p. 427 -- The League's Achievements and Limitations-Failure of the -- Disarmament Conference-The Repudiation of Treaties -- -The Failure of Non-Intervention. -- 0 -- II. BRITISH COLONIES AND MANDATES p. 336 -- Three British Protectorates in South Africa-Indirect Rule -- in Nigeria and Tanganyika-Settler Rule in Kenya. -- III. THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA p. 344 -- British and Dutch-General Smuts's Ministry-General -- Hertzog's Anti-Native Policy-The Economic Crisis in -- South Africa-The "Native Problem." -- Part Six: AMERICA -- I. THE UNITED STATES' GOLDEN AGE p. 355 -- The Wealthiest of Nations-The End of Wilsonism- -- "Hundred Per Cent. Americanism"-The Years of Plenty- -- Betting on Prosperity-The Crash. -- II. NATIONALISM TRIUMPHANT p. 441 -- Economic Nationalism-World Economic Conference- -- Planning-The Control of Credit-Socialism in New -- Zealand-Sweden's Middle Way-The War of 1939. -- SHORT CHRONOLOGY p. 454
Notes Revised and enlarged ed. of : The post-war world, pub. 1935
Subject History, Modern -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Influence.
World politics -- 1919-1932.
World politics -- 1933-1945.
LC no. 47024036
Other Titles Post-war world