Writing Multilateral Trade Rules in the League of Nations

  title={Writing Multilateral Trade Rules in the League of Nations},
  author={M. Dungy},
  journal={Contemporary European History},
  pages={60 - 75}
  • M. Dungy
  • Published 2021
  • Political Science
  • Contemporary European History
Abstract This article analyses the mechanics and the political stakes of multilateral trade negotiations in the League of Nations, in the context of the transition from empires to nation states. It examines one attempt to transfer bilateral treaty norms to a multilateral framework, the Draft Convention on the Treatment of Foreigners. This highly contested treaty addressed a policy question that was at the heart of both national sovereignty and international order – the legal treatment of… Expand