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The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939
The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939
By Edward Hallett Carr
Macmillan, 1940, 313 pp

In this very forthright book the professor of international politics at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, subjects various "Utopian" ideas, policies and institutions of the last two decades of international relations to a thoroughgoing and purportedly "realistic" analysis. Woodrow Wilson comes in for a particularly withering criticism. Readers will undoubtedly find Professor Carr's skepticism stimulating, though they may be unable to accept the particular brand of Utopia he himself has to offer.