World Peace Foundation Pamphlets, Volume 10
World Peace Foundation, 1927 - International cooperation
Pamphlets compiled by various authors and institutions and published by the foundation to educate people on the waste and destructiveness of war and to promote international justice and the brotherhood of man. Founded in Boston in 1910 by Edwin Ginn, the foundation concerned itself with many of the events leading up to and including World War I and its aftermath, as well as the promotion and operation of the League of Nations. In October 1917, when this collection begins, the foundation changed the title of its pamphlet series to League of Nations. It discontinued this title in 1923 with volume 6, no. 3, and returned to the World Peace Foundation series title, and described itself as the "American agent for the official publications of the League of Nations."
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Page 517 - To respect the sovereignty, the independence, and the territorial and administrative integrity of China; (2) To provide the fullest and most unembarrassed opportunity to China to develop and maintain for herself an effective and stable government...
Page 569 - They deem it their duty, however, to place on record their view that any such readjustment, while thoroughly preserving all existing powers of self-government and complete control of domestic affairs, should be based upon a full recognition of the Dominions as autonomous nations of an Imperial Commonwealth...
Page 644 - I do solemnly swear true faith and allegiance to the constitution of the Irish Free State as by law established and that I will be faithful to HM King George V, his heirs and successors by law, in virtue of the common citizenship of Ireland with Great Britain and her adherence to and membership of the group of nations forming the British Commonwealth of Nations.
Page 660 - His Majesty the King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India: For Great Britain and Northern Ireland and all parts of the British Empire which are not separate Members of the League of Nations...
Page 518 - To refrain from taking advantage of conditions in China in order to seek special rights or privileges which would abridge the rights of subjects or citizens of friendly States, and from countenancing action inimical to the security of such States.
Page 355 - The removal, so far as possible, of all economic barriers and the establishment of an equality of trade conditions among all the nations consenting to the peace and associating themselves for its maintenance.
Page 250 - Council shall advise how the evil effects attendant upon such manufacture can be prevented, due regard being had to the necessities of those Members of the League which are not able to manufacture the munitions and implements of war necessary for their safety.
Page 503 - China having expressed a strong desire to reform her judicial system and to bring it into accord with that of Western nations, Great Britain agrees to give every assistance to such reform, and she will also be prepared to relinquish her extra-territorial rights when she is satisfied that the state of the Chinese laws, the arrangement for their administration, and other considerations warrant her in so doing.
Page 174 - Any Member of the League not represented on the Council shall be invited to send a Representative to sit as a member at any meeting of the Council during the consideration of matters specially affecting the interests of that Member of the League.
Page 517 - The United States of America, Belgium, the British Empire, China, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and Portugal...