Gender and the Apogee of Nationalism, 1914–1919

  • Glenda Sluga
Part of the The Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series book series (PMSTH)


On the afternoon of February 13, 1919, representatives of the Council of Ten — including Woodrow Wilson, Georges Clemenceau, the British Foreign Minister Arthur Balfour, Vittorio Orlando and Sidney Sonnino (the Italian Premier and Foreign Minister respectively), Baron Makino (the Japanese Foreign Minister), the Maharaja of Bijkaner, and a number of government experts and secretaries — gathered in the rooms of M. Pichon, the French Foreign Minister at the Quai d’Orsay. Although their meeting was a routine part of the peace process, some of the participants recorded this occasion as atypical. Wilson had brought to it a request for permission ‘to make a statement on the question of women representation [sic]’:


World Order International Politics Foreign Minister Peace Process International Sphere 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Glenda Sluga
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  1. 1.University of SydneyAustralia

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