The black book Woodrow Wilson's secret plan for peace

Reisser, Wesley J

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  • Creator Wesley J. Reisser
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2012.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (215 p.)
  • ISBNs 1280659157, 9786613636089, 0739171127
  • OCLC ocn845244197


  • This book is the first ever in-depth look at the geographic peace plans used by the United States at the end of World War I. It analyzes the negotiation and implementation of these plans and analyzes the lasting impact of the territorial settlements on the ensuing history of Europe and the Middle East.


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • Contents; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1. The Inquiry & the 1919 Paris Peace Conference; CHAPTER 2. "The Black Book"-A Blueprint for Peace; CHAPTER 3. Negotiating Borders Part 1-A Survey of Boundaries Drawn in 1919 That Survive Today; CHAPTER 4. Negotiating Borders Part 2-A Survey of Boundaries Drawn in 1919 That Have Disappeared; CHAPTER 5. Negotiating Borders Part 3-A Survey of Border Proposals Not Adopted at the Conference; CHAPTER 6. Legacies of the American Inquiry & the Paris Peace Conference; CHAPTER 7. Postscript-A World of Nation-States?; A Note About the Primary Source Materials
  • BibliographyIndex
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