By Alan McPherson, Yannick Wehrli

ISBN-10: 0826351654

ISBN-13: 9780826351654

Even notwithstanding it did not hinder international conflict II, the League of countries left a long-lasting legacy. This precedent-setting overseas association created very important associations and tasks in hard work, economics, tradition, technological know-how, and extra, from the overseas hard work association to tasks concentrating on schooling, taxation, food, and different concerns. differently marginalized in international international relations, Latin american citizens have been concerned, and infrequently acted as leaders, in lots of League-related actions and made a couple of confident contributions to the League. during this e-book ultimate students from Europe and the Americas think about Latin American management and stories within the League of countries. utilizing examine in often missed collections, Beyond Geopolitics makes groundbreaking contributions to the learn of Latin American diplomacy, the historical past of the League of countries, and the wider tale of cooperation throughout borders.

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Erez Manela, The Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Revolutionary Nationalism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007). 22. Judith Ewell, Venezuela and the United States: From Monroe’s Hemisphere to Petroleum’s Empire (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996), 127. 23. Mercer Cook, “Dantès Bellegarde,” Phylon 1, no. 2 (1940): 127–31. 24. “La République de Haïti demande à être libérée des troupes américaines,” Le Nouvelliste, 24 July 1924, in folder Newspaper Clippings (1–28 July 1924), box 3, Records of the First Provisional Brigade in Haiti, 1915–1934, Records of the United States Marine Corps, US National Archives, Washington, DC.

The improvement of continental relations and the strengthening of the Pan-American movement following conferences in Buenos Aires in 1936 and Lima in 1938 played only a secondary role. The influence of the Ethiopian war also allows us to better understand why, at the San Francisco conference in 1945, Latin American delegations insisted on including in the United Nations Charter the possibility of a regional peacekeeping system. Notes 1. Société des Nations, “Actes de la seizième session ordinaire de l’Assemblée, séances plénières, compte rendu des débats,” Journal officiel, supplément spécial 138 (1935): 108.

15. Lester D. Langley, America and the Americas: The United States in the Western Hemisphere, 2nd ed. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2010), 126. Leonard, Central America and the United States, 78. Smith, Brazil, 86. 18. Ronn Pineo, Ecuador and the United States: Useful Strangers (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007), 104. Streeter, Central America, 151, 127–28. 20. S. Policy toward Latin America (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998), 284; J. Lloyd Meacham, The United States and Inter-American Security, 1889–1960 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1961), 77, 253.

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