The Inter-War Years, 1919–1939

  • Kim Coleman

Abstract

It was natural that the war should be followed by a wave of anti-war feeling. The war had done what the writing of the economists had failed to do: it had demonstrated that modern warfare brought loss on a colossal scale to the victors as well as the vanquished. The establishment of the League of Nations, and its early activities, showed a general determination to find an alternative to war for the settlement of international disputes. Nevertheless, the calls for worldwide disarmament continued and eventually legislation was passed in an effort to limit chemical weapons.

Keywords

Cadmium Arsenic Rubber Smoke Charcoal 

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