By Alan McPherson, Yannick Wehrli
Even even though it didn't hinder global conflict II, the League of countries left an enduring legacy. This precedent-setting overseas association created very important associations and tasks in exertions, economics, tradition, technology, and extra, from the foreign hard work association to projects focusing on schooling, taxation, meals, and different matters. in a different way marginalized in international international relations, Latin americans have been concerned, and infrequently acted as leaders, in lots of League-related actions and made a few optimistic contributions to the League. during this e-book most appropriate students from Europe and the Americas reflect on Latin American management and studies within the League of countries. utilizing learn in often neglected collections, Beyond Geopolitics makes groundbreaking contributions to the examine of Latin American diplomacy, the historical past of the League of countries, and the wider tale of cooperation throughout borders.
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French Chargé d’Affaires Barré-Ponsignon Perroud letter to S. Pichon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Santo Domingo, 2 March 1919, dossier 2, République Dominicaine, Amérique 1918–1940, Correspondance Politique et Commerciale 1914–1940, Archives Diplomatiques, Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, Paris. 11. British Vice-Consul in Santo Domingo Godfrey A. Fisher, memo to Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Arthur Balfour, 9 April 1919, file 69933, reference 3803, Foreign Office 371, Public Record Office, Kew, United Kingdom.
Most interesting, it proposed to organize international security around a system of regional agreements. The memorandum presenting the proposal recalled that “the American republics who were members of the League of Nations were obligated to impose on friendly countries, for circumstantial reasons, sanctions contrary to their legal tradition and their permanent interests. indd 43 8/26/15 2:24 PM 44 Yannick Wehrli League of Nations, it also rejected a new continental organization. 41 The participation of American states in the collective security system established by the League of Nations would thus be limited to the continental area, without possible sanctions, while maintaining membership in the organization.
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Beyond Geopolitics: New Histories of Latin America at the League of Nations by Alan McPherson, Yannick Wehrli