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Britain and the Origins of the New Europe, 1914-1918
Britain and the Origins of the New Europe, 1914-1918
By Kenneth J. Calder
Cambridge University Press, 1976, 268 pp.

Britain's gradual espousal of self-determination in Eastern Europe in World War I emerged not as long-range policy but rather from wartime collaboration with emigré groups for essentially military reasons, according to this careful study based on new archival material.