Chatham House and Africa c1920–1960: The Limitations of the Curtis Vision

  title={Chatham House and Africa c1920–1960: The Limitations of the Curtis Vision},
  author={James Cotton},
  journal={South African Historical Journal},
  pages={147 - 162}
  • J. Cotton
  • Published 2 April 2016
  • History
  • South African Historical Journal
Abstract The Chatham House project entailed the building of institutions in the Anglo-American world devoted to greater public enlightenment on questions of foreign policy, led by a liberal and networked elite. In the British dominions, problems of geography and dispersed populations proved obstacles to institution building. In South Africa, divisions within the European population no less than racial exclusion constrained the early activities of the South African Institute of International… 
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