Wilson and the League of Nations: Why America's Rejection?
Ralph A. Stone
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967 - United States - 122 pages
Examines the 1919-1920 fight over American entry into the League of Nations and includes recent, as well as standard, interpretations as to why the leaders and the people thought and acted as they did.
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The Controversy in Brief
POLITICS VERSUS IDEOLOGY
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