Corpus ID: 211450698

Truth seekers or power brokers? : the League of Nations and its Commissions of Inquiry

  title={Truth seekers or power brokers? : the League of Nations and its Commissions of Inquiry},
  author={Quincy Cloet},


Boundaries of the International: Law and Empire
  • B. Coates
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
  • 2019
A League of Empires: Imperial Political Imagination and Interwar Internationalisms
The emergence of the League of Nations marked an important historical moment in the internationalisation of imperial and colonial affairs. Among other important aspects, the League worked to suppressExpand
Two central features of global history over the past century have been the pre-eminent power of the United States in world politics and the growth of international organizations. The relationshipExpand
American membership of the League of Nations: US philanthropy and the transformation of an intergovernmental organisation into a think tank
This article deals with the participation of the Rockefeller Foundation in the technical activities of the League of Nations. It demonstrates that American philanthropy has played a central role inExpand
At Least Something: The UN Special Committee on the Problem of Hungary, 1957–1958
In late 1956, The UN faced a remarkable test, as the USSR invaded and crushed a burgeoning rebellion in Hungary, then a Soviet satellite. After the USSR disregarded repeated UN calls to withdraw, theExpand
Bronislaw Malinowski, “Indirect Rule,” and the Colonial Politics of Functionalist Anthropology, ca. 1925–1940
Functionalist anthropology has a contested legacy. Some scholars have praised functionalism as a contributor to the relativizing of civilizations and cultures while others have criticized it as aExpand
Commissions of Inquiry and the Jus ad Bellum
Commissions of inquiry are not among the protagonists within the jus ad bellum architecture. Nonetheless, historically, several international commissions have been established in differentExpand
From subjects to objects: Knowledge in International Relations theory
There has been a resurgence of interest in the role of scientific knowledge and expertise in International Relations, but it is not clear what the theoretical value-added of this work is. ThisExpand
H-Diplo Diplo Review Essay 153 - State of the Field Essay on the History of the United Nations and Its Organizations.
  • H-Net. Accessed
  • 2018