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Institutionalizing Extraterritoriality: The Mixed Court and the British Supreme Court in Shanghai

Pär Kristoffer Cassel

in Grounds of Judgment: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199792054
eISBN:
9780199932573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792054.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, World Modern History

This chapter follows the institutionalization of consular jurisdiction after the Opium War, with a special focus on the Mixed Court and British Supreme Court in Shanghai, which were established in ... More


Execution

Lori Clune

in Executing the Rosenbergs: Death and Diplomacy in a Cold War World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190265885
eISBN:
9780190265915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265885.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Abstract: The subject of this chapter is the increasingly frenzied global reaction to the execution of the Rosenbergs in the couple’s final two weeks. Eisenhower administration officials continued to ... More


“The Trial the World Is Watching”: The Crichton-Watts Trial, 1972

Susanne M. Klausen

in Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter recounts a spectacular trial that took place in Durban Supreme Court in November 1972 that for weeks splashed stories about clandestine abortion on the front pages of newspapers around ... More


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