The Ruhr Crisis, 1923-1924

The Ruhr Crisis, 1923-1924

by Conan Fischer
     
 

This study of the 1923 Ruhr crisis makes plain the devastating human and political cost of France's abortive attempt to extract reparations from Germany by force. Economic ruin combined with moral and political crisis left the Weimar Republic hopelessly compromised. This is one of the great untold tragedies of European history which paradoxically contained the

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This study of the 1923 Ruhr crisis makes plain the devastating human and political cost of France's abortive attempt to extract reparations from Germany by force. Economic ruin combined with moral and political crisis left the Weimar Republic hopelessly compromised. This is one of the great untold tragedies of European history which paradoxically contained the seeds of the contemporary European Union. It is a ground-breaking contribution to the history of inter-war Germany.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198208006
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/12/2003
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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University of Strathclyde

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