Publication Volume 7-8

Publication Volume 7-8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...Mr. Root, who would leave the absorbing cares of political life to devote the greater part of his energies to this cause, feels special interest in certain plans of the Endowment which are of greater moment, and he has urged me to solicit your co-operation in this task: To place the new American Institute of International Law on a sure and more permanent basis, by creating in each State of America national societies, affiliated with the American Society and forming an integral part of the same; The creation of an Academy of International Law at The Hague, each government to send one or more representatives; The organization in each country of national branches of the Society for International Conciliation, established at Paris and of which Baron d'Estoumelles de Constant is President; The creation of new intellectual ties by means of an exchange of professors and students between the universities of South America and of the United States, as well as through the visits of representative men. I hope you will pardon my having kept you so long. On another occasion I hope to enter into further details regarding the ideas and desires of Mr. Root. In closing I invite you to bestow upon these practical projects your earnest considera tion, not only that the bonds of friendship and solidarity between our beloved countries may be strengthened, nor merely that there be created an intellectual union among the American Republics, but that humanity may be benefited and the ends of liberty and justice furthered among the nations of the world. I have the honor of welcoming and of introducing to the select audience gathered to hear him, Mr. Robert Bacon, one of the leaders of thought of the United States of America, who has come to Buenos Aires on a...
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236894529
  • 9781236894526