: Genesis of the League

(Political, Economic, Historical, Biographical)

TOWARDS INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE—F. N. Keen—With an Introduction by Professor Gilbert Murray—Harcourt, Brace ($2.50).

This is a collection of essays and papers written at various times by an eminent English jurist (barrister-at-law, of the Middle Temple and the Parliamentary Bar) and is a good running story of the legal growth of the League of Nations idea from the recognition in 1914 that the Hague Tribunal and the "concert" of Europe had failed to preserve the peace.

Mr. Keen starts in 1915 with the idea of a "superstate" equipped with an...

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