How International was the Secretariat of the League of Nations?

  title={How International was the Secretariat of the League of Nations?},
  author={Klaas Dykmann},
  journal={The International History Review},
  pages={721 - 744}
  • Klaas Dykmann
  • Published 8 August 2015
  • Political Science
  • The International History Review
In recent years, scholars have contested conventional narratives such as that the League of Nations was a complete ‘failure’ or that the United Nations was a novelty in comparison with the League. Scholars now offer more nuanced and archive-based analyses. However, while traditional research has emphasised the establishment of the first formally independent international civil service and the corresponding secretariat as one of the League's few big achievements, the subject has not… 

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