By Peter J. Yearwood
He demanding situations the standard view that London reluctantly followed the belief in keeping with strain from Woodrow Wilson and from family public opinion, and that it was once relatively cautious of rules of collective protection. in its place he examines how London actively promoted the belief to control Anglo-American kin in battle and to supply the context for an everlasting hegemonic partnership.
The booklet breaks new floor in interpreting how London attempted to take advantage of the League within the crises of the early Twenties: Armenia, Persia, Vilna, top Silesia, Albania, and Corfu. It exhibits how within the negotiations resulting in the Draft Treaty of Mutual tips, the Geneva Protocol, and the Locarno accords, Robert Cecil, Ramsay MacDonald, and Austen Chamberlain attempted to resolve the Franco-German safety query during the League. This contains a second look of the way those leaders attempted to take advantage of the League
as a topic in British household politics and why it emerged as valuable to British overseas policy.
Based on huge, targeted archival examine, this booklet offers a brand new and authoritative account of a principally misunderstood topic.
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Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925 by Peter J. Yearwood