In This Review

U.S. Diplomats in Europe, 1919-1941
U.S. Diplomats in Europe, 1919-1941
Edited by Kenneth Paul Jones
ABC-Clio Press, 1981, 240 pp

Short essays by younger historians on the work of ten diplomats. Although none of the subjects significantly influenced Washington policy, their ideas help us to understand two uninspiring decades and often point to paths not taken. The essays on Prentiss Gilbert, who was the American contact with the League of Nations, and on Soviet specialist Loy Henderson are particularly good.