The League of Nations, Ethiopia, and the Making of States

  title={The League of Nations, Ethiopia, and the Making of States},
  author={Megan Donaldson},
This article takes the Ethiopian case as a lens on how the existence of the League refracted approaches to statehood and belonging for polities on the margins of the “family of nations.” Unlike many other doctrinal or historical treatments, this article does not focus on any one juridical concept or doctrine, such as sovereignty, statehood, or recognition. Rather, it traces the flux within concepts, and the uneasy relation between them, which come to light when public statements in the League… 
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