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Author Hiden, John.

Title Germany and Europe, 1919-1939 / John Hiden
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Longman, 1993


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 W'PONDS  327.43 Hid 1993  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 227 pages : 2 maps ; 22 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Germany. 1. From War to Peace, 1918-21. The impact of the Armistice. The German Foreign Office under Brockdorff-Rantzau. The Baltic campaign and the 'Russian factor'. The terms of peace. 2. The Domestic Context of Policy-making, 1919-39. Coalitions and policy-making. Stresemann and the politics of reason. From Bruning to Hitler. The economics of rearmament. Institutional conflicts -- Pt. 2. Germany and the European Powers, 1921-1939. 3. Germany, Britain and France. Reparations. Locarno and its effects. The radicalisation of foreign policy. Hitler and the Western Powers. Appeasement. 4. Germany and Russia. Rapallo - its origins and its significance. Weimar-Soviet relations under Stresemann. Hitler's quest for Lebensraum. The Nazi-Soviet Pact, 1939. 5. Germany and East Europe. The economic dimension of Weimar Ostpolitik. The prospects for peaceful revision. Eastern Europe in Hitler's strategy. The economic levers of National Socialist policy. Munich and after. 6. Germany and Italy. Balkan issues. Mussolini and National Socialism in the 1920s. The Austrian factor. The emergence of the 'Axis'. The 'Pact of Steel' -- Pt. 3. Conclusion. 7. Hitler's place in German Foreign Policy? -- Map: Treaty Settlements in Europe, 1919-26
Analysis Foreign relations History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-207) and index
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
Europe -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
Europe -- Relations -- Germany.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- 1918-1933.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- 1919-1933
Germany -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- Europe.
LC no. 92021845
ISBN 0582087228