Ruth Henig's totally revised and prolonged moment variation of Versailles and After incorporates a new bankruptcy on fresh historiography of the topic and gives scholars with concise assurance of the next topics:
* the phrases of the Treaty of Versailles
* the inadeqacies of the League of countries as a supranational peacekeeping body
* why hopes of long-term balance steadily faded.
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