The League of Nations: The Controversial History of the Failed Organization that Preceded the United Nations
Publisher: Charles River Editors
*Includes pictures*Includes accounts of members of the League*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“The program of the world's peace, therefore, is our program; and that program, the only possible program, as we see it, is this: 1. Open covenants of peace, openly arrived at, after which there shall be no private international understandings of any kind but diplomacy shall proceed always frankly and in the public view.” – President Woodrow Wilson“I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for a league.” – Henry Cabot Lodge The United Nations is one of the most famous bodies in the world, and its predecessor, the League of Nations, might be equally notorious. In fact, President Woodrow Wilson’s pet project was controversial from nearly the minute it was ...