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The League of Nations movement in Great Britain, 1914-1919. by Henry R. Winkler

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • League of Nations -- Great Britain,
  • International organization

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [265]-283.

SeriesRutgers University studies in history,, no. 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX1975.5.G7 W5
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6115458M
LC Control Number52013676
OCLC/WorldCa927261

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For generations the standard work on the League movement during the First World War has been recognised to be Henry Winkler, The League of Nations Movement in Great Britain, – (2nd ed., Metuchen, NJ, ). Its continuing relevance was recently reaffirmed by Martin Ceadel: ‘The origins and Covenant of the League of Nations: a. 41 Bouchard, Carl, ‘Des citoyens français à la recherche de la paix durable (–) The League of Nations movement in Great Britain, –, Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, , pp. 70, 77 Winkler, League of Nations movement, pp. 65–69, A) strongly supported the creation of a League of Nations. B) advocated lenient treatment of Germany. C) agreed to renounce France's claim to Alsace and Lorraine. D) wanted to create a buffer state between Germany and France. E) objected to the breakup of the Austrian Empire. A study of the currents of opinion in Britain which contributed to the establishment of the League of Nations; particular emphasis on the rôle of such ideas within the major political parties. The League of Nations Movement in Great Britain, | Foreign Affairs.

Embodied in the hugely popular League of Nations Union, this pro-League movement touched Britain in profound ways. Foremost amongst the League societies, the Union became one of Britain's largest voluntary associations and a powerful advocate of democratic accountability and popular engagement in the making of foreign policy.   The surviving victorious great powers at the end of the Great War - Britain and France - would have preferred to go no further than regularising the old Congress System. The League of Nations.   The context of history during the period in which this book focuses is often subject to pre-war and interwar year analysis of the great nations. This book, written for the forgotten period that was the pre-war years covers the League’s Mandates based system. It is detailed. Very detailed. was regarded by many observers at the time as marking the end of an era and the death of the old international order. Hopes for a peaceful future and a deep-rooted abhorrence of war as a means of settling international disputes were characteristic of large parts of British opinion in the interwar years. Pacifism, in its most general sense, was widely shared across British society.