Letters to Australia, Volume 3

Essays from 1950–1951

Julius Stone and edited by Jonathan Stone, Eleanor Sebel, and Michael Stone

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Format: paperback
290 pages
ISBN: 9781743326084

Publication: 01 May 2019
Series: Letters to Australia
Publisher: Sydney University Press

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Letters to Australia, Volume 3 is a collection of Julius Stone's radio broadcasts on various international issues between 1950 and 1951.

Julius Stone (1907–1985) was Challis professor of jurisprudence and international law at the University of Sydney from 1942 to 1972, then adjunct professor at the University of New South Wales, until his death.

Selected contents – over 100 talks in total

Editor’s Preface

A review of east-west relations, the attack on intellectual freedom in the US, the move to civil rights in the US
Doubt, suspicion and dismay in the US polity
Jordan annexes Arab Palestine
Germany’s will to power
Diplomatic machinery and peace – another call for a ‘new UN’
Japan postwar – can there be a peace treaty with all the allies?
Germans resurgent, Germany divided
Peace and the will to peace
UK recognition of China
MacArthur and Truman at odds over Formosa
Preventive war against the Soviet Union – analysis
MacArthur’s leadership in Korea under challenge
The dismissal of MacArthur – causes and fallout
Truman’s Pacific Pact; Menzies’ view vs. Evatt’s
Egypt blockades Suez
Rearming the defeated – Japan and Germany
The Anglo-Iranian oil dispute – UK policy failure invites Soviet intervention
Fear and the political basis of disarmament
The Bangkok Conference on UNESCO and Asia


Format: paperback
Size: 250 × 176 × 16 mm
290 pages
Copyright: © 2019
ISBN: 9781743326084
Publication: 01 May 2019
Series: Letters to Australia