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The League of Nations movement

Gilbert Murray

The League of Nations movement

some recollections of the early days.

by Gilbert Murray

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Published by David Davies Memorial Institute .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDavid Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies. Annual memorial lectures ; 1955
The Physical Object
Pagination14p.,22cm
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19003030M

About the product This edited volume offers a fresh look into the history of the League of Nations. It uses the League of Nations' involvement in social issues as a unique prism for understanding the League's development, as well as the development of interwar international relations more generally. The League of Nations - pre-cursor to the United Nations - was founded in as a response to the First World War to ensure collective security and prevent the outbreak of future wars. It was set up to facilitate diplomacy in the face of future international conflict, but also to work towards eradicating the very causes of war by promoting /5(6). When New Zealand's prime minister William Massey joined other heads of British Empire countries in signing the Treaty of Versailles to end World War I and join the League of Nations, he did not regard the act as a declaration of independence.


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