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Disarmament and Peace in British Politics, 1914-1919

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ISBN 9780674211506

Publication Date: 01/01/1957


  • I. The Disarmament Ideal
  • II. British War Aims and Disarmament, 1914-1916
    • British Ideas and the World War
    • Early Plans for Peace
    • “A Fight to the Finish”
    • The Development toward Total War
    • Feelers toward a Moderate Peace
    • The Knockout of Moderation
  • III. British War Aims and Disarmament, 1917-1918: New Theories of International Relations
    • Currents of Thought, 1917: Disarmament in the Background
    • “No Annexations, No Indemnities”
    • The Reichstag Resolution and the Pope’s Proposals
    • Lord Lansdowne’s Letter
    • Labour’s Aims, Lloyd George’s Concessions, and Wilson’s Fourteen Points
    • Party Alignments and Britain’s War Aims
    • The Growth of the League Idea and Its Relation to Limitation of Armaments
  • IV. The Disarmament Idea from the Armistice to the Peace ConferenceNegotiations for an Armistice
    • The Armistice Terms
    • The Khaki Election
    • Interlude
  • V. Disarmament in the Peace Treaty
    • The Paris Peace Conference and Disarmament
    • The Drafting of the Military Terms
    • The Press Campaign
    • Final Decisions on the Military Terms
    • The Naval Terms
    • The Air Terms
  • VI. General Disarmament and the Peace Treaty
    • Article VIII of the League Covenant
    • Pressure on Lloyd George
    • The German Counterproposals
    • The Treaty and its Critics
    • Postwar Europe and Disarmament
  • Appendixes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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