The League of Nations: Its Life and Times, 1920-1946

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Index
Aaland Islands, successful League action in, 77-7
Abyssinia, see Ethiopia
Aden, Gulf of, 240
Addis Ababa, 221, 243, 245, 263
Adowa, 240
Aggressor, indeterminate, poses problem for Collective Security, 251-4
Air bombardment, of Ethiopia, 224; British fears of, 234, 250
Alabama Claims Case, 15
Albania, minorities, 76; joins League, 98; border dispute, 103-5; unwilling to back Ethiopian sanctions because of treaty and economic relations with Italy, 232; bombed and overrun by Italy but given no League aid, 275
Allied and Associated Powers, 1-4; aim to restrict League scope, 72
Allied Shipping Control, 12
Allied Supreme Council, 72, 81, 83
Ambassadors, Conference of, 11, 72, 79; Albania, 104-5, 107; Corfu dispute, 108-11
Aloisi, Baron, 127, 227, 231
America, Latin, see Latin American states
America, North, see USA
American League to Enforce Peace, 26-7
Amery, L.S., 94, 245
Anglo-French Defence Pact, fails at Cannes Conference ( 1922), 118
Anglo-French Military Cooperation Agreement (pre- 1914), 20
Anglo-German Naval Agreement ( 1935), 229
Anglo-Italian Declaration ( 1937), 263
Anglo-Japanese Alliance ( 1902, 1905, 1911), 21; Britain forced to abandon by USA, 139
Anglo-Polish Alliance ( 1939), 272
Anglo-Saxon world and League concept, 26-45, 58, 70
Anschluss, attempts to prevent, 131-2, Hitler pushes through, 266-9
Anti-war feeling, 1-2
Arbitration, Permanent Court of, 10
Arbitrators, use of in 19th and 20th centuries, 13-16
Armaments, problem of, 55-6; plans concerning, 130
Armaments Commission, Permanent (PAC), 82-3
Armaments ( Temporary Mixed Commission, TMC), 83, 117-19, 135
Armenia, dispute concerning, 79; tries to join League, 98
Arms race, blatant from 1936, 256-7; Nazi Germany speeds up with view to seizure of Czechoslovakia, 268
Assab, 237
Assembly, League, first meeting ( 1920), 72
Asians, position in League, 103; see also Japan and China
Australia, mandate over former German Guinea, 37, 64; racial discrimination, 45; assertive in League, 47
Austria, war with Prussia ( 1866), 3; Ausgleich with Hungary, 4-5; joins League ( 1920), 46, 98; minorities, 76; reconstruction of, 80-2, 170; the 3 Protocols of 1922, 81; disarmament, 113; Austro-German Customs Union, 144-45; independence dependent on Italian support, 232; conquered by Nazi Germany once Italian backing is withdrawn ( 1938), 232; France would not fight to defend, 244; Franco-Italian non-intervention agreement on ( 1935),

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vi
  • Preface ix
  • 1 - The World before the League 1
  • 2 - Framing the Covenant 25
  • 3 - The Covenant Reviewed 46
  • 4 - Beginnings and Setbacks 70
  • 5 - The System Takes Shape 98
  • 6 - The Lure of Disarmament 113
  • 7 - Manchuria: the Covenant Defied 137
  • 8 - The Betterment of Life 165
  • 9 - The Mandates System 192
  • 10 - The Abyssinian Disaster 221
  • 11 - The Final Years 255
  • 12 - Was Failure Inevitable? 278
  • Abbreviations 293
  • Notes 294
  • Bibliography 311
  • Appendix A 317
  • Appendix B 328
  • Appendix C 329
  • Index 330
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