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Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Patricia O'Brien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is a biography of Ta’isi O. F. Nelson, the Sāmoan nationalist leader who fought New Zealand, the British Empire and the League of Nations between the world wars. It is a richly layered history ... More


Introduction

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter, in setting the stage, first offers a theoretical framework for understanding culture as a forum of exchange and negotiation between diverse leaders, communities, and institutions, and ... More


States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Laura Robson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the interwar Eastern Mediterranean, European colonial modes of establishing land claims and controlling populations converged with a recent Ottoman past featuring desperate and violent efforts at ... More


The MacDonald–Mandel Conversations on Anglo-French Colonial Co-operation

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

British colonial subjects remained better off than their French counterparts who were affected by the increasingly ruthless policy directed from Paris. It was agreed with the Foreign Office that ... More


Exile and the Road to Geneva (1928)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter begins with the drama surrounding the deportation orders enacted by Administrator Richardson around Christmas 1927 and due to be obeyed by early January 1928. It outlines the extremely ... More


“If There is any Justice at All” (1928)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter reveals for the first time the behind the scenes workings of the Permanent Mandates Commission (PMC) and the level of access George Spafford Richardson and Sir James Parr, New Zealand’s ... More


The Refugee Regime

Laura Robson

in States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the construction of refugee camps, enclaves, and settlements for displaced “minorities” in Syria and Iraq during the interwar period. It argues that this refugee regime spawned ... More


The Partition Solution

Laura Robson

in States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the emergence of proposals to partition Palestine into a separate Arab and Jewish states. It argues that partition, far from representing a last-ditch effort to solve the ... More


Rules of the Game

Susan Pedersen

in The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199570485
eISBN:
9780191773709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570485.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter describes how the mandates system was revived and took shape in the early 1920s. It shows how the League's first Secretary-General Sir Eric Drummond, League officials Philip Noel-Baker ... More


Preface: Allies and Rivals

Susan Pedersen

in The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199570485
eISBN:
9780191773709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570485.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Part II examines three risings in mandated territories, showing how the international response worked to sideline claims to self-determination; to resolve imperial rivalries in Britain's favour; and ... More


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