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Living the Great Illusion: Sir Norman Angell, 1872-1967

Martin Ceadel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571161
eISBN:
9780191721762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571161.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Sir Norman Angell, pioneer both of international relations as a distinct discipline and of the theory of globalization, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and one of the 20th century's leading ... More


Afterword

Jessica Berman

in Modernist Commitments: Ethics, Politics, and Transnational Modernism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149518
eISBN:
9780231520393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149518.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This afterword reflects on the connections among narrative, politics, and justice by analyzing Barack Obama's 2010 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech where his remarks describe the fine line between ... More


Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Michael Rosenthal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To those who loved him, like Theodore Roosevelt, he was “Nicholas Miraculous,” the fabled educator who had a hand in everything; to those who did not, like novelist Upton Sinclair, he was “the ... More


The Path to Peace

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Nicholas Murray Butler's commitment to peace as president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. In 1925, Butler succeeded Elihu Root as president of the ... More


Joseph Rotblat, Pugwash Pioneer

Mary Palevsky

in Atomic Fragments: A Daughter's Questions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220553
eISBN:
9780520923652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220553.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In October 1995, Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs had received the Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel committee recognized Pugwash's work in bringing together ... More


Menachem Begin

Avi Shilon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Menachem Begin, father of Israel's right wing and sixth prime minister of the nation, was known for his unflinchingly hawkish ideology. And yet, in 1979 he signed a groundbreaking peace treaty with ... More


John Hume and the Revision of Irish Nationalism

P. J. McLoughlin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079566
eISBN:
9781781702468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079566.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The book explores the politics of the most important Irish nationalist leader of his generation, and one of the most influential figures of twentieth-century Ireland, the Nobel Peace Prize winner ... More


A Just or Holy War of Independence?: The Revolution’s Legacy for Religion, Violence, and American Exceptionalism

John D. Carlson

in From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recounts President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, during which he sharply distinguished the notion of just wars from holy wars and crusades. In reminding his ... More


Quakers in the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict: The Dilemmas of NGO Humanitarian Activism

Nancy Gallagher

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161056
eISBN:
9781617970177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161056.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has resulted in the longest-standing refugee crisis in the world today. Based on new archival research and interviews with surviving participants, this book considers ... More


Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh

Lamia Karim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670949
eISBN:
9781452946665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670949.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In 2006 the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh won the Nobel Peace Prize for its innovative microfinancing operations. This study of gender, grassroots globalization, and neoliberalism in Bangladesh looks ... More


Introduction: The Sage

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of Nicholas Murray Butler, influential Republican, international statesman, and president of Columbia University from 1902 to 1945. Known as “the Sage,” Butler was ... More


Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Louise W. Knight

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. This biography reveals Addams's early development as a political activist and social philosopher. In this book we observe a ... More


Albert Schweitzer: A Biography

Nils Ole Oermann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784227
eISBN:
9780191827020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784227.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Nils Ole Oermann vividly describes the many-sided life of Albert Schweitzer (1975–1965), who achieved world renown through his selfless work as a doctor in the African jungle and as a pioneer of an ... More


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