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Author Temperley, A. C. (Arthur Cecil), 1877-1940.

Title The whispering gallery of Europe / by A.C. Temperley; with a forward by Anthony Eden
Published London : Collins, 1938

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Description 359 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: FOREWORD by The Right Honourable Anthony Eden, -- M.C., M.P. 9 -- CHAPTER I -- THE HAGUE AND DIPLOMACY II -- The Hague just after the War. Experiences of a Military -- Attached Diplomacy. -- CHAPTER II -- GERMANY ENTERS TIE LEAGUE 26 -- Geneva: the early years. Locarno: Germany enters the -- League. Stresemann and Briand. The Secretariat. Sir -- Eric Drummond. -- CHAPTER III -- DISARMAMENT 46 -- Disarmament: the first stages. Anglo-French differ- -- ences. Lord Cecil, his resignation from the Cabinet. -- CHAPTER IV -- THE COUNCIL AT WORK 73 -- Fireworks by M. Litvinoff Security. The League in -- 928. The Council settles disputes Sir Austen Chamber- -- lain, The Anglo-French Naval Compromise -- CHAPTER V -- GENEVA AND THE ASSEMBLY IO2 -- 1929. Amenities at Geneva. British and Dominion -- Delegations Outstanding personalities. The Labour -- Government at the Assembly The Preparatory Corn- -- mission for disarmament. -- CHAPT1ER VI -- THE PREPARATORY COMMISSION 123 -- 1930. The London Naval Conference. The shadow of -- H tlerism Preparatory Commission-the last phase. -- Open Franco-German disagreement. -- 5 -- CHAPTER VII ACE -- WORLD FINANCIAL CRISIS 142 -- 1931. Disarmament. World Financial Crisis. Austro- -- German Customs union. Labour differences and fall -- of Labour Government. Mr. Henderson's views. -- CHAPTER VIII -- PREPARAIONS FOR THE CONTERENCE 164 -- Conference Preliminaries. Our own difficulties. The -- problem of France and Germany. The machinery of -- Government. -- CHAPTER IX -- DIFFERING POINTS OF VIEW 179 -- The Conference opens. The views of the different States. -- The technical commissions. Qualitative Disarmament. -- Delay and lack of direction. -- CHAPTER X -- A CHANCE OF A SETTLEMENT 200 -- "The lost opportunity of a settlement The Hoover plan. -- The Lausanne Conference. The Conference adjourns. -- Germany walks out, Sir John Simon. -- CHAPTER XI -- A SECOND FRENCH PLAN 220 -- The Bureau. Mr. Eden. Negotiations for the return of -- Germany Hitler in power. The second French plan. -- "The British Delegation. -- CHAPTER XII -- THE BRITISI EFFORT 234 -- We try to save the Confereence. The British Draft -- Convention. The Four-Power Pact and Mussolini. -- The crisis of the Conference. Nazi excesses. German -- withdrawal, -- CHAPTER XIII -- TE P INt L RUPTURE 259 -- Negotiations with Germany outside the Conference, -- M Barthou causes a rupture. Stormy final session: -- M. Barthou's amazing speech. The end Reflections. -- The air problem. Mr. Henderson. -- 6 -- CHAPTER XIV PAGE -- THE SAAR PLEBISCITE 283 -- Murder of Dr. Dollfuss. Assassination of King Alexander -- and M. Barthou. Jugoslav-Hungarian dispute before -- the Counci. Organising the Saar International Force. -- Mr. Eden. The politician and the soldier. -- CHAPTER XV -- THE FUTURE OF THE LEAGUE 31 -- The League and Collective Security. Manchuria and -- Abyssinia. The future of the League. -- CHAPTER XVI -- THE PRESENT SITUATION 340 -- The present European situation. Conclusion
Notes Includes index
Subject League of Nations.
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932 : Geneva)
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934 : Geneva, Switzerland)
Security, International.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace.
Europe -- Foreign relations -- 1918-1945.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1914-
LC no. 38015555