Rulers, States, and the Aftermath of War
The Making of Peace studies the difficulties that statesmen have confronted in attempting to put back together the pieces after a major conflict.
1. Introduction Williamson Murray; 2. The peace of Nicias Paul H. Rahe; 3. 'A swift and sure peace': the congress of Westphalia 1643-1648 Derek Croxton and Geoffrey Parker; 3. The peace of Paris, 1763 Fred Anderson; 4. In search of repose: the congress of Vienna and the making of peace Richard Hart Sinnreich; 5. War and peace in the post-civil war south James M. McPherson; 6. Vae victoribus: Bismarck's quest for peace in the Franco-Prussian war, 1870-1871 Marcus Jones; 7. Versailles: the peace without a chance Williamson Murray; 8. 'Building buffers and filling vacuums': Great Britain and the Middle East, 1914-1922 John Gooch; 9. Mission improbable, fear, culture, and interest: peacemaking, 1943-1949 Colin Gray; 10. The economic making of peace James Lacey; 11. Ending the Cold War Frederick W. Kagan; 12. Conclusion: history and the making of peace Richard Hart Sinnreich.