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Author Name:    RUSSELL, Frank M. Stanford Books in World Politics series

Title:   Saar : Battleground and Pawn. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Stanford University Press, Stanford, California, 1951, 

Seller ID:   112127

RUSSELL, Frank M. The Saar : Battleground and Pawn. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press / London : Oxford University Press, (1951). FirstEdition. Pp (6),vii-xi,(3),3-204. Index. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, tan cloth, le ttered in red. In the Stanford Books in World Politics series. "The Saar Basin, because of its rich mineral resources, has been continually a pawn andseveral times a battleground in the game of power politics that began in 8 70 with the partitioning of Mersen. Now, for the second time in little morethan a generation, it has passed from the control of Germany to the jurisd iction of a governmental body specified by international agreement. Thus the Saar offers an unparalleled case study of "an ambitious experiment in international co-operation." (from the dj). Contents : 1. Battleground and pawn. 2. Struggle and compromise. 3. France, the Saar, and the league. 4. International control and German nationalism. 5. Implementation and resistance.6. Appeal and mediation. 7. Economics, politics, and propaganda. 8. Back t o the fatherland. 9. The price. 10. Peace and politics. Appendix : A. Extract trom the Treaty of Versailles. B. Report on the Saar Basin. C. Constitution de la Sarre. D. Extract from the Proceedings of the Moscow Conference of Foreign Ministers. D. Agreements Between the French Republic and the SaarTerritory, Signed on March 3, 1950. Personal inkstamp to bottom edge, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00

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