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Allergy in the Body Politic: War in Cixous

Brigitte Weltman-Aron

in Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172561
eISBN:
9780231539876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172561.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Examining instances of unrequited love, denied hospitality, and non-invitation in Algeria, Cixous builds a symmetrical proposal, love as a force of disruption, infinite distance and separation, which ... More


Middle East and Northern Africa: Overview

Peter Borscheid

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter discusses the development of the insurance industry in the Middle East and Northern Africa. European insurers stayed away from the region until the middle of the nineteenth century, ... More


A Failed Transformation, 1775–1830

Allan Christelow

in Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter begins with an Algerian triumph, the defeat of a Spanish attack in 1775, and ends with the disaster of the French conquest of Algiers in 1830. It examines efforts by Ottoman rulers to ... More


Struggle

Gerald Horne

in The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

There were not too distant roars and rumbles that carried the potential to disrupt the pleasant reverie that had enveloped Red Hollywood. The Communist Party had endured a semilegal existence during ... More


Introduction

Anthony James Joes

in Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124377
eISBN:
9780813134833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

A steady rise in urban guerrilla warfare is expected over the intermediate term as more and more people converge in the highly populated cities of many less-developed countries dealing with an ... More


Three Women, Three Bombs

Jacques Lezra

in Wild Materialism: The Ethic of Terror and the Modern Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232352
eISBN:
9780823235889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232352.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter returns to the immediate historical context with which the book opens—the ticking-bomb scenario, the assassination of Spain's president in 1973. It treats the ... More


Letter to Zohra Drif

Hélène Cixous

in Volleys of Humanity: Essays 1972-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639038
eISBN:
9780748653638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639038.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Cixous' letter to Zohra Drif. Here she narrates the Algerian birth war and the fight for independence. Cixous explains that while her letter to Zohra Drif has not been written, ... More


Currency

GEORGE H. ALDRICH

in The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Relatively few issues concerning currency arose in cases decided by the Iran–United States Claims Tribunal. While many contracts between American claimants and Iran provided for payments in Iranian ... More


Claims and Disputes between the Two Governments

GEORGE H. ALDRICH

in The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter summarizes the decisions of the Iran–United States Claims Tribunal on two special types of cases: disputes between Iran and the United States as to the interpretation of or compliance ... More


Interim Measures of Relief

GEORGE H. ALDRICH

in The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The Algiers Declarations make no direct reference to interim measures that the Iran–United States Claims Tribunal might order, but Article 3, Paragraph 2 of the Claims Settlement Declaration makes an ... More


Contractual Issues

GEORGE H. ALDRICH

in The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

Claims arising out of contractual relationships constituted a substantial part of the total claims presented to the Iran–United States Claims Tribunal. Included were contracts between agencies of the ... More


Evidentiary Issues

GEORGE H. ALDRICH

in The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

The Algiers Declarations make no reference to rules of evidence, except as may be implicit in the general directive of Article 5 of the Claims Settlement Declaration that the Iran–United States ... More


Treaty Interpretation

GEORGE H. ALDRICH

in The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258056
eISBN:
9780191681776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258056.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

It is generally acknowledged that the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of May 23, 1969 codified the relevant law. Despite this definitive guidance, when the Iran–United States Claims Tribunal ... More


Rebuilding Oran: Jews, Beys, and Commerce, 1792–1830

Joshua Schreier

in The Merchants of Oran: A Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780804799140
eISBN:
9781503602168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799140.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

After 1792, the regency of Algiers invited Jews and Muslims to settle in Oran, opened Oran to the interior, and reopened the Iberian peninsula to products shipped from Oran. As a result, many of the ... More


1998: Postscript

Gebru Tareke

in The Ethiopian Revolution: War in the Horn of Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141634
eISBN:
9780300156157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141634.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Eritrea seceded from Ethiopia in 1991 and became a sovereign state in 1993. In 1997, relations between the new governments in Addis Ababa and Asmara began to deteriorate. One year later, the ... More


Diplomatic Divergence

Joshua M. White

in Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the political and religious-legal challenge that North African corsairs posed to the Ottoman treaty regime in a post–“Northern Invasion” Mediterranean, and explores the reasons ... More


“Cosmopolitan Guerrillas”: The International Section and the RPCN, 1971–1973

Sean L. Malloy

in Out of Oakland: Black Panther Party Internationalism during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501702396
eISBN:
9781501712715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702396.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes how the most dramatic blow to the international section came not from Eldridge Cleaver's rivals in the Black Panther Party (BPP), whom he derisively referred to as the “Peralta ... More


A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story: Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

Rebecca Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784313
eISBN:
9780804787246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784313.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Eugénie Luce was a French schoolteacher who fled her husband and abandoned her family, migrating to Algeria in the early 1830s. By the mid-1840s she had become a major figure in debates around ... More


Wilde and Gide in Algiers

Jonathan Dollimore

in Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112259
eISBN:
9780191670732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112259.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

André Gide first met Oscar Wilde in Blidah, Algeria in January 1895. In a letter to his mother, Gide describes Wilde as a terrifying man, a ‘most dangerous product of modern civilisation’. A few days ... More


Imperial Narratives: Feminists and Travelers Tell Their Tales (1857–1900)

in A Frenchwoman's Imperial Story: Madame Luce in Nineteenth-Century Algeria

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784313
eISBN:
9780804787246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784313.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter highlights the cosmopolitan character of colonial Algiers and the role European (and particularly British) women played in the circulation of knowledge and material goods of Algeria. ... More


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