The American road to world peace.

[1st ed.].. New York, Dutton, 1953.

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Subjects Aussenpolitik.
International organization.
International relations.
United Nations.
United States -- Politics and government.
Vereinte Nationen.
Description 287 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date 1953.
Contents Preface -- part 1. Before the United Nations: sec. 1. The warning of a great geographer: The three islands. Self-preservation before welfare ; sec. 2. America, the citadel of freedom: What is the Free World?. Is there such a Free World?. Where are the boundaries of freedom?. The past history of freedom. The dilemma of free government. The United States as a free society ; sec. 3. Europe: Europe a conundrum for Americans. The double heritage of Greece. Genuine and artificial culture. Greek political creativeness. The long winter of the social sciences. The Roman Empire. Roman law. The two meanings of law. The ghost of the Roman Empire. The concept of sovereignty. The balance of pwer. International law. British sea power ; sec. 4. 1914: European public opinion in 1914. The war as it appeared to Europeans ; sec. 5. Woodrow Wilson and Elihu Root: Why Woodrow Wilson was not understood. The larger design. The dilemma of the world authority. Peace and liberty. Woodrow Wilson and the Hague Conference system. Open covenants. The freedom of the seas and freedom of trade. The League of Nations. The reduction of armaments. Self-determination. Regional understandings. International justice ; sec. 6. Twenty years of expedients: The rupture of confidence. Individual citizens to the rescue. Europe gropes her way without America. The Far-Eastern object lesson. The outlawry of war. Nonrecognition. Back to isolationism. The trade agreements. Consultative pacts. World services and world peace ; sec. 7. World War II: The Finest Hour. The Combined Chiefs of Staff. Hiroshima -- part 2. The United Nations: sec, 8. The world after World War II: Equality of peoples. The European power vacuum. The Soviet Union. Stalin's crucial decision. The Truman-Attlee-King declaration; sec. 9. Paving the way for the United Nations: The Atlantic Charter. The Joint United Nations declaration. The Connally and Fulbright resolutions. The Moscow Conference ; sec. 10. The American road: The attainable objective. The two principal obstacles ; sec. 11. The atomic reconnaissance: The first attemt to control atomic energy. The issue behind the Baruch Report ; sec. 12. The United Nations Charter: From treaty to constitution. The constitutional pattern. The legislature : its place in the Constitution. The legislature : its evolution and membership. The legislature : the Economic and Social Council and the specialized agencies. The legislature and its awkward neighbor. A misshapen origin. The record of the Security Council. The missing instrument. The organization of security without the Security Council. A blue print of the eventual executive. The judicial branch.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)182953
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Zimmern, Alfred, 1879-1957.
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