The Twilight of the French Eastern Alliances, 1926-1936: French-Czechoslovak-Polish Relations from Locarno to the Remilitarization of the Rhineland

The Twilight of the French Eastern Alliances, 1926-1936: French-Czechoslovak-Polish Relations from Locarno to the Remilitarization of the Rhineland

Piotr Stefan Wandycz / Jun 04, 2020
The Twilight of the French Eastern Alliances French Czechoslovak Polish Relations from Locarno to the Remilitarization of the Rhineland Although France Poland and Czechoslovakia were in jeopardy from a recovery of German power after World War I and from a potential German hegemony in Europe France failed in her efforts to maintain
  • Title: The Twilight of the French Eastern Alliances, 1926-1936: French-Czechoslovak-Polish Relations from Locarno to the Remilitarization of the Rhineland
  • Author: Piotr Stefan Wandycz
  • ISBN: 9780691055282
  • Page: 496
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Although France, Poland, and Czechoslovakia were in jeopardy from a recovery of German power after World War I and from a potential German hegemony in Europe, France failed in her efforts to maintain a system of alliances with her two imperiled neighbors Focusing on the period from 1926 to 1936, Piotr Wandycz seeks to explain how and why these three nations, with so muchAlthough France, Poland, and Czechoslovakia were in jeopardy from a recovery of German power after World War I and from a potential German hegemony in Europe, France failed in her efforts to maintain a system of alliances with her two imperiled neighbors Focusing on the period from 1926 to 1936, Piotr Wandycz seeks to explain how and why these three nations, with so much at risk, neglected to act in concert Wandycz is the author of a well known study on the series of alliances constructed by France, Poland, and Czechoslovakia in the years following the Treaty of Versailles In this current volume he picks up the story after the Locarno Pact 1925 and follows the progressive disintegration of the alliance system until the time of Hitler s remilitarization of the Rhineland.Through an examination of the political, military, and economic relations among France, Poland, and Czechoslovakia, the author provides valuable insights into an era that contained the seeds of the future war and the collapse of the historic European system By relying on French, Polish, and selectively Czechoslovak and Western archives, and thanks to his intimate knowledge of Central and East European published sources, he has filled a large gap in the history of prewar diplomacy He shows how the divergent aims of Czechoslovakia and Poland combined with a decline of French willpower to prevent a real cohesion among the partners.Originally published in 1988.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print on demand technology to again make available previously out of print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
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