The Paris Peace Conference 1919

A student's guide to the Treaty of Versailles.

by Nick Shepley


ISBN: 9781785383489
  • SeriesExplaining History
  • Word Count13,733
  • Page Count59
  • IllustrationsNone

In six months, from December 1918 to May 1919, the fate of the world was decided by a small group of statesmen and diplomats in Paris. The First World War had left behind a chaotic legacy of new nations, collapsed empires and the question of how Germany should be punished. This eBook is the first in a new series called ‘Study Essentials’, which takes complex historical events and makes them accessible and easy to understand for students of all experience and abilities. If you are studying inter war diplomacy for the first time, this eBook is the perfect introduction to the Paris Peace Conference. It includes:

* A short history of the First World War
* An overview of the victorious powers
* An overview of the defeated powers
* The history of European empires after the war
* The historiography of the Paris Peace Conference
* Advice on how to answer essay questions

About the Author

Nick Shepley is the creator of the Explaining History series of eBooks, podcasts and videos, dedicated to helping students, teachers and enthusiasts to master modern history. Nick has published 20 eBook guides and written two textbooks on modern British history for Hodder.