Beyond Geopolitics: New Histories of Latin America at the by Alan McPherson, Yannick Wehrli

By Alan McPherson, Yannick Wehrli

Even notwithstanding it didn't hinder international warfare II, the League of countries left an enduring legacy. This precedent-setting foreign association created vital associations and tasks in exertions, economics, tradition, technology, and extra, from the foreign hard work association to projects focusing on schooling, taxation, foodstuff, and different matters. differently marginalized in worldwide international relations, Latin americans have been concerned, and infrequently acted as leaders, in lots of League-related actions and made a couple of confident contributions to the League. during this booklet premiere students from Europe and the Americas examine Latin American management and reviews within the League of countries. utilizing examine in usually missed collections, Beyond Geopolitics makes groundbreaking contributions to the examine of Latin American diplomacy, the heritage of the League of countries, and the wider tale of cooperation throughout borders.

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26. Much of the 1 July 1924 speech is reproduced in “La République de Haiti”; “La Presse Française enfin s’intéresse à la Cause Nationale Haïtienne,” Le Nouvelliste, 12 January 1925, 1. 00/2041, Central Decimal Files Relating to Internal Affairs of Haiti, 1910– 1929, RG 59. 28. Fabio Fiallo, The Crime of Wilson in Santo Domingo (Havana: Arellano, 1940), 19. 29. Gustavo Adolfo Mejía, Acuso a Roma: “Yo contra el invasor” (Havana: El Figaro, 1920), 5–6. 30. Emilio Roig de Leuchsenring, La ocupación de la República Dominicana por los Estados Unidos y el derecho de las pequeñas nacionalidades de América (Havana: El Siglo, 1919), 7, 58, 8.

In 1929, some may have been heartened to see Froylán Turcios, the Honduran champion of Nicaraguan anti-intervention insurrectionist Augusto Sandino, become his nation’s delegate at the League. indd 29 8/26/15 2:24 PM 30 Alan McPherson sailed for Europe very likely on a promise to stay out of Nicaragua’s affairs, and he left no record of his actions in Geneva. 37 To be sure, the League continued to defend the rights of small nations, and to champion sovereignty and nonintervention. But activity against the US empire in the hemisphere mostly occurred in the Americas.

Henríquez y Carvajal—known as Don Pancho—lay low in 1917 and 1918, but when the war drew to a close he gleaned an opportunity in Wilson’s hypocrisy. ”10 Don Pancho gambled that he could show up at Versailles and appeal directly to Wilson to reconcile his words and actions and end the occupation. Although the Dominican Republic did not figure on the list of official delegations, the military government allegedly appointed a Dominican representative to the Versailles conference, a Dr. Galván, who had been a representative in Washington.

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