Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 October 2016

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198777847

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The Politics of Self-Determination

Remaking Territories and National Identities in Europe, 1917-1923

Volker Prott

  • Offers a new and refined explanation of the fragility of the Paris peace order after 1919
  • Analyses how decisions about international politics impacted on and were shaped by local conflicts
  • Presents two key case studies from the period: the return of Alsace-Lorraine to France in 1918-19, and the Greek-Turkish War between 1919 and 1922
  • Uses extensive multi-archival research and innovative comparative and transnational approaches