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Poland, the United States, and the Stabilization of Europe, 1919-1933 by Neal Pease download in iPad, pdf, ePub

Pease's distinctive contribution

The French government sought to make peace with Russia and generally stayed out of the revolution. Pease's distinctive contribution here is his astute description of interwar central bank diplomacy. French General Lafayette was an outspoken voice in France, urging for a French intervention to aid Poland in its independence from Russia. In Gierek was the first Polish leader to visit the United States.

Poland's plea for political and financial backing was ultimately denied by both the White House and Wall Street with dire consequences for Poland's future and Europe's fragile peace. Pease lucidly examines how Polish leaders of the s, discerning America's essential aim of fostering stability in Europe, sought to enlist U. The United States never initiated the creation of a military force for supporting Poland. Every post Polish government has been a strong supporter of continued American military and economic presence in Europe, and Poland is one of the most stable allies of the United States.

Depicting the perspectives of both Americans and Poles, Pease deftly captures the meaning and the flavour of their often frustrating relationship. Poland, the United States, and the Stabilization of Europe, Neal Pease In the eyes of the world, no European nation appeared more vulnerable to its enemies than inter-war Poland.

This is the first full-length study of the relations between Poland and the U. Drawing on exhaustive archival research, Pease unravels the fascinating ties between these unlikely diplomatic partners.

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November Uprising Poland's fight for independence from Russia was extensively-documented and editorialized in American newspapers. The cartoons suggests both are blood-soaked tyrants, shaking hands against images of civilian devastation in the American Civil War and the Russian war against Poland. Polish society was divided on the issue. By doing so, he alienated himself from British and French politics and came closer to the Russians, contributing to a balance of power in favor of the czar. This well-written book should remain the definitive word on the subject for the foreseeable future.

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