The Treaty

  • John Maynard Keynes


The thoughts which I have expressed in the third chapter were not present to the mind of Paris. The future life of Europe was not their concern; its means of livelihood was not their anxiety. Their preoccupations, good and had alike, related to frontiers and nationalities, to the balance of power, to imperial aggrandisements, to the future enfeeblement of a strong and dangerous enemy, to revenge, and to the shifting by the victors of their unbearable financial burdens on to the shoulders of the defeated.

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  • John Maynard Keynes
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  1. 1.King’s CollegeUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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