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Triumph and downfall : America's pursuit of peace and prosperity, 1921-1933

Author: Margot Louria
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2001.
Series: Contributions to the study of world history, no. 75.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume aims to show how the U.S. government assumed a leadership position in world affairs and introduced innovative policies to ensure the maintenance of world peace between 1921 and 1933. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Louria, Margot.
Triumph and downfall.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)605126936
Online version:
Louria, Margot.
Triumph and downfall.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606450423
Named Person: Charles Evans Hughes; Frank B Kellogg; Henry L Stimson; Henry Stimson; Charles E Hughes; Charles Evans Hughes; Frank B Kellogg; Henry Lewis Stimson; Charles Evans Hughes; Frank B Kellogg; Henry L Stimson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Louria
ISBN: 0313312729 9780313312724
OCLC Number: 43287681
Description: viii, 267 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Impact of the Great War of 1914-18 on American Foreign Policy --
Charles Evans Hughes --
Bold Leadership at the State Department --
Rising Tensions in the Far East --
The Washington Conference on the Limitation of Armament --
Unprecedented Intervention in European Economies --
Hughes' Last Year in Office --
Frank Billings Kellogg --
A Difficult Transition from Ambassador to Secretary of State --
American Cooperation with the League of Nations --
The 1927 Geneva Naval Conference --
The Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact --
Henry Lewis Stimson --
Fresh Starts at the State Department --
The London Naval Conference and Its Aftermath --
The Great Depression --
The Manchurian Crisis --
Collapse of the Postwar Structure to Maintain Law and Order.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world history, no. 75.
Responsibility: Margot Louria.
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