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War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Christine Byron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book provides a critical analysis of the definitions of war crimes and crimes against humanity as construed in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Each crime is discussed from ... More


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


Halls of Justice

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at climax of the 1960s apartheid debate. It focuses on the stakes of a case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that pitted the African Group against Pretoria. Beneath the ... More


Expelling Extraterritoriality: Treaty Revision in Meiji Japan and Qing China, 1860–1912

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/9780199792054.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how legal pluralism and extraterritoriality contributed to shape the public debate in China and Japan in the last decades of the nineteenth century. It contrasts official ... More


The Development of Asante Administration of Dutch and Elmina Affairs, II: Coastal Residents and Court Officials, 1817–1873

LARRY W. YARAK

in Asante and the Dutch 1744–1873

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221562
eISBN:
9780191678448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221562.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter continues the examination of Asante administrative development, starting with the period of the Elmina residency, and following the changes in administrative practice which may be ... More


The Native Land Court: Making Property in Nineteenth-Century New Zealand

Christopher Hilliard

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

The Native Land Court was the primary mechanism by which collectively held Maori land was converted into alienable title after 1865. The court apportioned shares in a block of land on the basis of ... More


African and European Initiatives in the Transformation of Land Tenure in Colonial Lagos (West Africa), 1840–1920

Kristin Mann

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This essay probes the messy and contested history of land tenure in the British colony of Lagos to show how it was shaped by the encounter between the colonized and colonizers. It demonstrates that ... More


Omada Art at the Crossroads of Colonialisms

Paula Ben-Amos Girshick

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the history and conditions of Omada art at the crossroads of different colonialisms. It focuses on the court art of the Edo Kingdom of Benin in present-day Nigeria during the ... More


“If You Catch Me Again at It, Put Me to Death”: Slave Trading, Paper Trails, and British Bureaucracy in the Indian Ocean

Mandana E. Limbert

in Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300163872
eISBN:
9780300166460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300163872.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter recounts the capture of the slave ship Yasmeen by the HMS Vulture. Documents from the capture illuminate details concerning the journey of the slaves and slave ships across the Indian ... More


Introduction

Christine Byron

in War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073892
eISBN:
9781781701942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073892.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide a critical analysis of the definitions of war crimes and crimes against humanity as construed in the Rome Statute ... More


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