Interpretations of American Foreign Policy Lectures on the Harris Foundation 1930

Interpretations of American Foreign Policy Lectures on the Harris Foundation 1930

Interpretations of American Foreign Policy Lectures on the Harris Foundation 1930

Interpretations of American Foreign Policy Lectures on the Harris Foundation 1930

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Successive Harris Foundation institutes have dealt with Europe, the Far East, Mexico, the British Empire, foreign investments, and population. The lectures delivered at the seventh institute from June 16 to 26, 1930, are reproduced in this volume. The subject of the institute was "American Foreign Policy," and the attitude of foreign countries toward this policy was especially emphasized in the lectures. It was thought desirable, however, that this policy be also expounded from the inside, and Professor George H. Blakeslee, of Clark University, performs this task in the first lecture here printed. His work on The Recent Foreign Policy of the United States is well known, and his experience in many unofficial international conferences and as a technical adviser to the American delegation at the Washington Conference of 1921 entitles him to speak with authority on the subject.

The other lecturers are from Canada, Great Britain, Peru, and Japan. Percy Ellwood Corbett, dean of the law school of McGill University, is an authority on Roman law and international law. He was formerly legal adviser in the International . . .

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