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Author Gomes, Leonard.

Title German reparations, 1919-1932 : a historical survey / Leonard Gomes
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 255 pages)
Contents Reparations and the legacy of war -- Synopsis: The reparations saga in a nutshell -- Legacy of the Great War -- What really happened at Paris -- The Versailles settlement and the "German problem" -- Summits on sums -- La politique des casinos -- The London schedule of payments -- Significance of the figures -- Feasibility of the London schedule -- Fulfilment crises and Allied disunity -- A fraudulent bankruptcy? -- Poincaré and "the lure of the Ruhr" -- The Ruhr occupation -- From Dawes to Young -- The Dawes plan -- Germany under Dawes : reparations on credit -- The Young plan -- The end of reparations (and after) -- Weimar's faltering economy and the slump -- Germany's banking crisis and the end of reparations -- An unresolved issue : Allied war-debts -- The Nazi debt default and postwar redemption -- Appendix: Keynes, the transfer problem, and German reparations -- A1. The transfer problem : the Keynes-Ohlin debate -- A2. Keynes's anti-reparations campaign
Summary This book provides a historical narrative to tell the story of interwar German reparations - the debates, controversies and diplomacy surrounding the issue from the 1919 Paris peace conference to the abandonment of reparations at the Lausanne Conference in 1932
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-250) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Finance -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Reparations -- Germany.
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0230277462 (electronic bk.)
9780230277465 (electronic bk.)