Historic Potentials: The Question of Inevitability and the Second World War
This paper will discuss the question of whether the Second World War and the Holocaust were inevitable events in European history or were rather possible outcomes of historic potentials which arose before these events. These historic potentials included the aftermath of the First World War, Treaty of Versailles, the concept of self-determination, antisemitism, economic strife, nationalism, and population politics. After the First World War Europe was in turmoil due to the impact of the losses (casualties and resources) caused by the war. The Treaty of Versailles produced ideas of hypocrisy through ...
(For more, see "View full record.")