World war, its cause and cure, by Lionel Curtis ...

London, Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1945.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
JX 1952 .C8 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
JX1952 .C97 Off-site
Subjects Guerre.
International relations.
Relations internationales.
Description xx, 274 pages, 1 leaf frontispiece 19 cm
Copyright Date 1945.
Contents Prevention of war -- Political experts and their function -- Ultimate verities and how we know them -- Force as a necessary instrument of conscience -- Birth of the commonwealth -- Rise and fall of the Greek commonwealth -- Impact of Israel on Greece and Rome -- The commonwealth raised to the national scale -- National sovereignty -- The commonwealth raised to the continental scale -- Napoleon to Hitler -- War to end war -- The Statute of Westminster -- British hegemony -- Stability -- Why co-operation between national commonwealths fails to prevent war -- Limits to international government -- A British initiative proposed -- Action -- American and British experience combined -- truthes for want of which whole nations fare worse -- Representation ; Constituencies ; India ; Colonies ; France -- The Atlantic Charter -- A clinical thermometer to test security -- The military factor -- The union capital -- A froward retention of custom -- The path to British-American union -- The path to security -- The line of division between national and international functions -- "Influence" and "government" -- Functions inseparable from defence -- Colonies -- Filed for reference -- What then must we do? -- The silence of publicists -- A talk to the forces -- The League of Nations -- Dumbarton Oaks -- Democratic pathology -- Democratic and authoritarian states -- Parting words -- Conclusion.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2724380
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WorldCat Identities Curtis, Lionel, 1872-1955.
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