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- Australia and the Interwar Internationalism Movement
- In her study of the League of Nations Union in Britain, Helen McCarthy argues that “the League of Nations inspired a rich and participatory culture of political unrest, popular education and civic ritual." Was the same true in Australia?
- Interwar Internationalism: Refugees
- A Broad Unity for Peace: An historical examination of the International Peace Campaign’s Australian Peace Congress, 16th – 19th September, 1937
- Interwar Feminism in Australia and the League of Nations
- What were the primary factors in the failure of the League of Nations Union in Australia to create what Helen McCarthy terms a ‘rich and participatory culture of political protest, popular education and civic ritual’?
- Analyze how the ‘Myth of Collective Security’ was cultivated and evolved in Britain, compared to Australia by the LNU
- The League in Nations: the Effects of Identity
- Paths to Peace: A comparison of the voluntary peace groups in Britain and Australia
- The League of Nations: Lessons and Legacy
Lord Cecil (1864 – 1958)
Edgar Algernoon Robert Cecil was a British Lawyer and an architect of the League of Nations. Lord Cecil was appalled by the atrocities of the Great War and turned his attention to the maintenance of peace. He was the British representative of the League from 1920 to 1922, President of the British League of Nations Union from 1923 to 1945 and joint founder of the International Peace Campaign. Lord Cecil viewed the dominions as an important part of the British Commonwealth who were to render it assistance.
 Frederick W. Haberman, “Robert Cecil – Biographical”, Official Website of the Nobel Prize, http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1937/chelwood-bio.html, accessed online on 2 October 2015.
 Hudson, Australia and the League of Nations (Paramatta: Sydney University Press, 1980), 46.