Political map of europe after ww1. Considering factors such as globalization and military advancement professor david stevenson examines the political and diplomatic landscape of europe before the outbreak of world war one. Europe in the early 20th century had known no great war involving all the continents major powers since. It redrew the world map and reshaped many borders in europe. Europe after world war one 192021 national boundaries in europe were redrawn after the first world war.
Powered by create your own unique website with customizable templates. Historians say many of the border changes agreed upon after. Germanys industry was. The collapse of the russian empire created poland the baltics and finland.
Europe is the planets 6th largest continent and includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies islands and territories. A century ago at the beginning of the first world war the maps of europe asia and africa looked much different than they do today. Before world war 1 after world war 1. Europes debt financed splurge on munitions prompted a manufacturing boom in america boosting exports and transforming it from global debtor to global creditor.
The ottoman empire 1914. Germany was forced to relinquish territories under the terms of the treaty of versailles signed in 1919. The maps in this exhibition are based on cmaps in minutes close window. Greece and turkey showing gallipoli.
On june 26 the political leaders of the eus 28 member states will gather near the fields of flanders in ypres belgium for a working summit. Europes recognized surface area covers about 9938000 sq km 3837083 sq mi or 2 of the earths surface and about 68 of its land area. Europe after world war two 1949 the second world war ended in defeat for the central powers of germany italy and japan at the hands of the allies.