League of Nations

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford 2007

26 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2009

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Christian J. Tams

University of Glasgow, School of Law

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

This entry gives a succinct overview of the work of the first 'world organization', the League of Nations. It recapitulates the drafting of the League's Covenant, assesses the role and record of the League's main organs, and evaluates the League's successes and failures.

Keywords: League of Nations, international organizations, history of international law, covenant, Treaty of Versailles, collective security, functionalism

Suggested Citation

Tams, Christian J., League of Nations (2007). Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1413851

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