THE RECONSTRUCTION OF POLAND,

THE RECONSTRUCTION OF POLAND, 1914-23 The Reconstruction of Poland, 1914-23 Edited by Paul Latawski Associate Professor in International Studies. N...
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THE RECONSTRUCTION OF POLAND, 1914-23

The Reconstruction of Poland, 1914-23 Edited by

Paul Latawski Associate Professor in International Studies. New England College Honorary Visiting Fellow. School of Slavonic and East European Studies. University of London

Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 978-1-349-22187-5 ISBN 978-1-349-22185-1 (eBook) DOI 10.1007/978-1-349-22185-1

© School of Slavonic and East European Studies 1992 Softcover reprint of the hardcover 1st edition 1992 All rights reserved, For infonnation, write: Scholarly and Reference Division, St. Martin's Press, Inc., 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010 First published in the United States of America in 1992 ISBN 978-0-312-06536-2 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data The Reconstruction of Poland, 1914-23/ edited by Paul Latawski. p. cm. Papers from a conference sponsored by the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, and held in Dec. 1988. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-312-06536-2 1. Poland-History-1918-1945-Congresses. 2. Poland-History-German occupation, 1914-1918-Congresses. I. Latawski, Paul C. (paul Chester), 1954- . II. University of London. School of Slavonic and East European Studies. DK4403.5.R43 1992 943.8'04-dc20 91-19886 CIP

Contents Map: The Reconstructed Poland

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Preface

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Notes on the Contributors

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List of Abbreviations

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Introduction Paul Latawski

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1 Roman Dmowski, the Polish Question, and Western Opinion, 1915-18: The Case of Britain Paul Latawski

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2 Squaring a Minorities Triangle: Lucien Wolf, Jewish Nationalists and Polish Nationalists Eugene C. Black

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3 Polish-Ukrainian Relations in 1918: Notes for Discussion Roman Szporluk

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4 The Polish-Ukrainian Agreement, 1920 J6zef Garlinski

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5 The Battle of Danzig and the Polish Corridor at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 Anna M. Cienciala

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6 Aspects of American Policy towards Poland at the Paris Peace Conference and the Role of Isaiah Bowman Kay Lundgreen-Nielsen

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7 Dmowski's Policy at the Paris Peace Conference: Success or Failure? Piotr Wandycz

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8 The Establishment of a National Government in Poland, 1918 Andrzej Ajnenkiel

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9 The Economic Integration of Poland, 1918-23 Zbigniew Landau

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10 The Reconstruction of the Government and State Apparatus in the Second Polish Republic Wojciech Roszkowski

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11 The Origins of the Polish Foreign Ministry 11 November 1918-January 1919 Janusz Sibora

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Appendix: Documents Relating to the Reconstruction of Poland.

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1. Proclamation Grand Duke Nicholas, 14 August 1914 2. Proclamation 5 November 1916 3. Dmowski's 'Memorandum on the Territory of the Polish State' 26 March 1917 4. Wilson's Fourteenth Point 8 January 1918 5. Pitsudski Decree 18 November 1918 6. Paton Memorandum 'Polish Claims to Danzig and West Prussia' 27 February 1919 7. Minorities Treaty 28 June 1919 8. Polish-Ukrainian Agreement 21 April 1920 Index

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