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Central America and the Treaty of Versailles

Central America and the Treaty of Versailles

The Peace Conferences of 1919–23 and their Aftermath
June 2011
Hardcover · 220 Pages
$19.95 U.S. · $23.95 CAN
ISBN 9781906598259
Haus Publishing


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Being in the United States' backyard, it was little surprise when Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Panama, and Honduras joined the war in 1917 and 1918. Their involvement was small, but it earned these powerless nations an invitation to sit alongside the Great Powers at the Paris Peace Conference and sign the Treaty of Versailles.

About the Author

MICHAEL STREETER is an experienced writer and journalist who has travelled widely in Latin America and has an MA in Latin American politics and history from the University of London. His books include a biography of General Franco and The Mediterranean; Cradle of European Culture. He has written for most British national newspapers and was editor of the Daily Express website. He also runs a news consultancy and teaches. He lives and works in France.