For six months in 1919, after the end of “the war to end all wars,” the Big Three—President Woodrow Wilson
, British prime minister David Lloyd George, and French premier Georges Clemenceau—met in Paris
to shape a lasting peace. In this landmark work of narrative history, Margaret MacMillan gives a dramatic and intimate view of those fateful days, which saw new political entities—Iraq, Yugoslavia, and Palestine, among them—born out of the ruins of bankrupt empires, and the borders of the modern world redrawn.
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Woodrow Wilson went from President of Princeton University to President of the United States in 1912 and led the country during World War I.