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John Maynard Keynes, wrote and published The Economic Consequences of the Peace after he was attached to the British Treasury during the war, deputy for the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Supreme Economic Council and the official representative at the Paris Peace Conference. Leaving this positions his objections to the Versailles Treaty are made clear through this book. The success of The Economic Consequences of the Peace make Keynes a leading economist as most of the British public agreed with his assessment that Germany was being treated unfairly by the treaty.