Maynard Keynes’s* view of the First World War

If the European Civil War is to end with France and Italy abusing their momentary victorious power to destroy Germany and Austria-Hungary now prostrate, they invite their own destruction also, being so deeply and inextricably intertwined with their victims by hidden psychic and economic bonds.” (1919) (my emphasis)

* Keynes was one of the principal British negotiators at the Treaty of Versailles.

John Maynard Keynes. The Economic Consequences of the Peace (Kindle Locations 58-60)

This entry was posted in History, War and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.