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Treaties, pacts and axes

After the First World War, as European nations attempted to protect their interests, a complex set of alliances, pacts and treaties were agreed upon.

Search using Locarno Treaty Treaty of Versailles Hoare-Laval Plan Anti-Comintern Pact

Further reading

  • Marks, S., The Illusion of Peace International Relations in Europe 1918-1933 (London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1976)
  • Ross, G., The Great Powers and the Decline of the European States System 1914-1945 (London and New York: Longman, 1983)