Peace Conference at the Hague (40 words)

Historical Context Note

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

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Peace Conference at the Hague". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11849, accessed 06 December 2016.]