The Mandate System of the League of Nations

  title={The Mandate System of the League of Nations},
  author={D. Myers},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={74 - 77}
  • D. Myers
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
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