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The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law edited by Fassbender, Bardo; Peters, Anne (1st October 2012)

III Regions, VI Europe, 28 From the Paris Peace Treaties to the End of the Second World War

Peter Krüger

From: The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law

Edited By: Bardo Fassbender, Anne Peters

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 November 2019

Subject(s):
World War I to World War II — Peace treaties
The end of the First First World War in 1918–19 was an epochal event with far-reaching consequences. It revealed like few other occasions in modern history the terrible extent of new difficulties and exposed past failures to establish an international order capable of securing peace. Moreover, it sped up the process of modernization all over the world. One of the momentous results was a rapidly growing international interdependence fostered by technical progress and by a considerable scarcity of raw materials and food. This development caused an extraordinary...
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