Beyond Geopolitics: New Histories of Latin America at the by Alan McPherson, Yannick Wehrli

By Alan McPherson, Yannick Wehrli

Even notwithstanding it didn't hinder global battle II, the League of countries left a long-lasting legacy. This precedent-setting overseas association created very important associations and tasks in hard work, economics, tradition, technological know-how, and extra, from the overseas hard work association to tasks focusing on schooling, taxation, meals, and different matters. another way marginalized in international international relations, Latin american citizens have been concerned, and infrequently acted as leaders, in lots of League-related actions and made a couple of confident contributions to the League. during this publication preferable students from Europe and the Americas give some thought to Latin American management and studies within the League of countries. utilizing examine in often ignored collections, Beyond Geopolitics makes groundbreaking contributions to the research of Latin American diplomacy, the heritage of the League of countries, and the wider tale of cooperation throughout borders.

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Only Argentina and Mexico strongly opposed the proposition, believing that strengthening regionalism might give too much influence to the United States. In January 1936, the president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, proposed an inter-American conference. He wanted to discuss ways to ensure peace in the continent and to strengthen solidarity in the face of extracontinental threats. 38 This conference, held in Buenos Aires in December 1936, was the occasion for many Latin American governments to defend the idea of ​​a continental system of collective security.

Whether in Geneva or in the Americas, the idea won support from most Latin American countries. Only Argentina and Mexico strongly opposed the proposition, believing that strengthening regionalism might give too much influence to the United States. In January 1936, the president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, proposed an inter-American conference. He wanted to discuss ways to ensure peace in the continent and to strengthen solidarity in the face of extracontinental threats. 38 This conference, held in Buenos Aires in December 1936, was the occasion for many Latin American governments to defend the idea of ​​a continental system of collective security.

French Chargé d’Affaires Barré-Ponsignon Perroud letter to S. Pichon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Santo Domingo, 2 March 1919, dossier 2, République Dominicaine, Amérique 1918–1940, Correspondance Politique et Commerciale 1914–1940, Archives Diplomatiques, Ministère des Affaires Étrangères, Paris. 11. British Vice-Consul in Santo Domingo Godfrey A. Fisher, memo to Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Arthur Balfour, 9 April 1919, file 69933, reference 3803, Foreign Office 371, Public Record Office, Kew, United Kingdom.

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