The Washington Conference, 1921-22: Naval Rivalry, East Asian Stability and the Road to Pearl Harbor
Erik Goldstein, John H. Maurer
Psychology Press, 1994 - Political Science - 319 pages
The Washington Conference regulated the inter-war naval race between the world powers. In the era when it was still believed that battleships were the epitome of naval power and a sign of a country's strength, this conference led to limitations on the building of such weapons by the naval powers of Britain, the USA and Japan. This collection of essays deals with many aspects of the conference; the factors that caused it, the interests of the participating nations both present and future, and the results.
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