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Military government weekly information bulletin
Number 98 (June 1947)

Dunlap, Henry A.
Books on Germany, part 4,   pp. 8-10 PDF (2.0 MB)


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International Organization at San
Francisco ..." Text is in English,
French, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish.
Agenda for a Postwar World, by
J. B. Condliffe (New York, W. W. Nor-
ton, 1942, 232 pages). This work is an
attempt to state some of the vast
and intricate problems that will have
to be answered in order to establish
and maintain a lasting peace. It is
mainly concerned with economic
matters and recommends that "the
peace must be politically hard, but it
ought to be economically generous."
On the Threshold of World Order,
by V. M. Dean (New York, Foreign
Policy Association, 1944, 96 pages).
A non-technical, brief discussion of
such problems as the future of the
British Commonwealth, the post-war
German problem, armaments, the
economy of tomorrow, and similar
topics. This pamphlet merely gives
background information to enable the
reader to form his own opinion on
the problems discussed.
Documents on American Foreign
Relations, January 1938-June 1944.
(Boston, World Peace Foundation,
1939-1945, 6 vols). This set is spe-
cifically prepared in order to con-
tribute "to a better popular under-
standing of American foreign re-
lations." It includes speeches, papers,
statutes, and treaties. A good index
in each volume facilitates the use of
this work.
The United Nations Economic and
Social Council, by H. Finer (Boston,
World   Peace   Foundation,  1946,
121 pages). The Economic and Social
Council is one of the principal
organs of the United Nations. This
book discusses the position of this
Council in relation to other inter-
national agencies, and its relation to
other U.N. organs.
The Origins and Background of the
Second World War, by C. Grove
Haines and Ross J. S. Hoffman (New
York, Oxford University Press, 1943,
659 pages). Written before World
War II came to an end, this work
seeks to explain World War II by
an analysis of world events since the
first World War and a keen examina-
tion of the politics, economics, re-
ligions, and cultures of our day. An
excellent bibliography is given at the
end of each chapter.
War and Peace Aims of the United
Nations September 1, 1939-December
31, 1942, edited by L. W. Holborn
(Boston, World Peace Foundation,
1943, 730 pages). A very inclusive
compilation of statements by the
various nations concerning their war
and peace aims. It includes agree-
ments, treaties, and speeches of re-
sponsible statesmen. The material is
arranged by country, then chrono-
logically. Use of the work is facilitat-
ed by a good index. Appendices
contain  speeches  and  statements
made by the various religious de-
nominations and political parties.
International  Conciliation  (New
York, Carnegie Endowment for Inter-
national Peace,  1940-date).  This
publication is issued each month and
contains short papers on current
international problems by America's
greatest scholars, addresses by inter-
nationally known statesmen, treaties,
state papers, and similar documents.
At the end of the year all twelve
issues bound together form an ex-
tremely valuable compilation of im-
portant international papers for the
year.
Problems of Post-warReconstruction,
edited by Henry P. Jordan (Wash-
ington, D. C., American Council on
Public Affairs, 1942, 292 pages).
A collection of the opinions of
eminent American scholars on the
vital post-war international problems
that now confront the world. The
general topics treated include: In
Quest of Peace, Problems of the Old
World, The Western Hemisphere,
Government and Business, and The
Paradox of Power Politics.
Full Production without War, by
Harold Loeb (Princeton, Princeton
University Press, 1946, 284 pages).
A scholarly and technical study of the
problem "of adjusting production in
the United States so that the needs
of many of the desires of the entire
population" can be met. The author
maintains the thesis that non-pro-
duction "created the climate which
fostered the birth and growth of the
Fascist-Nazi ideology."
Problems of the Postwar World,
edited by T. C. T. McCormick (New
York, 1945, 526 pages). This is a
symposium on post-war problems,
divided into three main parts: Eco-
nomic Policy, Government and So-
ciety, and International Relations.
"The papers in this volume are ad-
dressed to the educated and throught-
ful layman and not to the social
scientist." Some of the topics covered
are: Income and Employment, Bases
.of Economic Foreign Policy, Post-war
Education, American-British Relations,
and The Peoples of Germany.
The New Europe, by Bernard New-
man (New York, Macmillan, 1944,
568 pages). Written before the end of
World War II this is a suggestion for
the organization of post-war Europe.
The plan is based on the principles
of the Atlantic Charter, and after an
introduction entitled "Approach to the
Problem" the author devotes separate
chapters to Poland, Russia, the Baltic
states, Finland, Rumania, Yugoslavia,
Bulgaria, Albania, Czechoslovakia,
Hungary, France, Italy, and Germany.
Each chapter treats briefly the hi-
storical growth of the nation, its
racial elements, geography, and its
position in relation to the rest of
Europe. Of great value are the clear
statements of the problems faced by
these nations at the end of the war.
-Look to Frontiers, by R. Peattie
(New York, Harper, 1944, 246 pages).
The subtitle of this work is: "A Geo-
graphy for the Peace Table." It is
not so much concerned with politics
nor history, but largely with "the
earth factors," which includes geo-
politics, regionalism, boundaries, and
related matters. The book is avowedly
written for popular consumption.
United Nations Agreements, edited
by M. B. Schnapper (Washington,
American Council on Public Affairs,
1944, 376 pages). "Primarily a record
of  those  important   agreements,
pledges, and declarations which have
been made by two or more of the
United Nations and associated coun-
tries since the outbreak of the war."
Included are broad general agree-
ments such as the Atlantic Charter;
broad post-war agreements; food and
agriculture  agreements, lend-lease
and military service agreements; spe-
cial agreements between the United
States and other nations; special
arrangements among other nations to
WEEKLY INFORMATION BULLETIN
9
23 JUNE 1947


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