Peace Conference at the Hague (40 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.


Originally called at Theodore Roosevelt's suggestion in 1904, but postponed owing to war in Far East. The Conference reassembles; an attempt at stopping the arms race fails, but progress is made in direction of voluntary arbitration of disputes, despite German opposition.

Editors. "Peace Conference at the Hague". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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