The United Kingdom and the Beginning of the Mandates System, 1919–1922

@article{Louis1969TheUK,
  title={The United Kingdom and the Beginning of the Mandates System, 1919–1922},
  author={Wm. Roger Louis},
  journal={International Organization},
  year={1969},
  volume={23},
  pages={73 - 96}
}
  • W. R. Louis
  • Published 1 December 1969
  • History
  • International Organization
The decision of the Supreme Council of the Paris Peace Conference in January 1919 to place the German colonies and Turkish territories under the supervision of the League of Nations raised serious political and legal questions to which no one had satisfactory answers. But, by contrast with the numerous recent studies of World War I and the Peace Conference that deal at least in passing with the origins and establishment of the mandates system, there are very few satisfactory scholarly essays… 
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