The Directors and the Work of Their Sections

  • David Macfadyen
  • Michael D. V. Davies
  • Marilyn Norah Carr
  • John Burley
Part of the Understanding Governance book series (TRG)


Shows it was among the Directors and Heads of Section that Drummond found the League’s brightest stars. Pen-portraits of the first cadre of Drummond’s senior staff include those on Arthur Salter, the Briton who led the Economic and Finance Section; Frenchman Paul Mantoux who had been chief interpreter at the Paris Peace Conference and who was then given charge of the League’s Political Section; the Polish physician Ludwik Rajchman who headed the Health Organisation’s Secretariat; Erik Colban the Norwegian responsible for the Minorities Section; the Swiss William Rappard who directed the Mandates Section, and the Spanish scholar Salvador de Madariaga, who led the Disarmament Section.


Economic and Finance Organisation Minorities Mandates Disarmament Health Organisation Social questions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Macfadyen
    • 1
  • Michael D. V. Davies
    • 2
  • Marilyn Norah Carr
    • 3
  • John Burley
    • 4
  1. 1.North BerwickUK
  2. 2.KinghamUK
  3. 3.RichmondUK
  4. 4.Divonne-les-BainsFrance

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