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La Guerre Pour La Paix, 1740-1940
La Guerre Pour La Paix, 1740-1940
By Paul Léon
Fayard, 1950, 700 pp.

A French scholar, whose previous work has dealt with art and architecture, surveys the ugly pattern of European wars since Frederick the Great. He takes a rather limited view of diplomatic history in his search of the might-have-beens which could have altered the course of events.