Jewish Rights at International Congresses

By Max J. Kohler

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1918

The author outlines in detail the development of civil and political rights in Europe, along with the development of various European conceptions of governance in general, as expressed in the deliberations and final results of the following international congresses and treaties: the Congress of Vienna in 1814, after Napoleon's downfall; the Conference of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1818; the Congress of Paris in 1856 and the Conference of Paris in 1858, both concluding the Crimean War; the Congress of Berlin in 1878; the Bucharest Peace Conference of 1912-13; and the Algeciras Conference in 1906. The major players involved are identified, and the diplomatic maneuverings in each congress are described. Excerpts of relevant correspondence is included.

Topic: Political Behavior, History, Civil Rights, International Relations, Advocacy, War, Politics

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 19

Page Number(s): 106-160

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Europe

Language: English

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Kohler, Max J. Jewish Rights at International Congresses. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1918: 106-160.


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