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Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Davide Rodogno

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book looks at the rise of humanitarian intervention in the nineteenth century, from the fall of Napoleon to World War I. Examining the concept from a historical perspective, the book explores ... More


Grotius, Human Rights, and Intervention

R. J. Vincent

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While the expression ‘human rights’ is not associated with any publicist before the twentieth century, Grotius's concept of law begins with the individual. International society does not consist of ... More


Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Jeffrey C. Alexander

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book explains why the Holocaust has come to be considered the central event of the 20th century, and what this means. It debates how the Holocaust has evolved over the years, and the profound ... More


The Limits of Attraction: British POW Policy and the ‘Great Escape’, 1944

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter returns to the development of Anglo‐German relations by considering the impact of the Gestapo's shooting of fifty British prisoners involved in the ‘great escape’ from Stalag Luft III in ... More


Babylon and Dread Revitalization

Ennis Barrington Edmonds

in Rastafari: From Outcasts to Culture Bearers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133769
eISBN:
9780199834167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133765.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Rastafari is about the delegitimation of Babylon – the forces of oppression and exploitation that Africans faced under colonialism and its legacies – and the revitalization of African culture and ... More


The “Statement on Atrocities” of the Moscow Tripartite Conference: (December 10, 1943)

Otto Kircheimer

John Herz (ed.)

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0026
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the “Statement on Atrocities,” which contains a joint declaration concerning war crimes and war criminals. Issued by the Tripartite Conference over the signatures of U.S. ... More


Problems Concerning the Treatment of War Criminals: (September 25,1944)

Franz Neumann

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0027
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses problems concerning the treatment of war criminals. The report explains that the United Nations have announced as one of their major war aims the prosecution and punishment of ... More


Introduction

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the European roots of humanitarian intervention as a concept and international practice during the nineteenth century, with particular emphasis on the politics and policies of ... More


The International Context of Nineteenth-Century Humanitarian Interventions

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the international context of humanitarian interventions during the nineteenth century in order to understand why humanitarian intervention emerged as an international practice ... More


Encountering Violence: Imagined and Real

Catriona Pennell

in A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199590582
eISBN:
9780191738777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590582.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Even in 1914, the opening stages of war were characterized by unprecedented violence and huge losses. This chapter reconstructs and explains the terms in which contemporaries imagined and experienced ... More


The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Paul Laity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book covers the late Victorian and Edwardian peace movement, the campaigns of which made a significant impact on political debate, especially during the Franco-Prussian War (1870–1871), the ... More


‘The Serbian Conspiracy’ and ‘Bulgarian Agitation’: The Serbo‐Turkish War and the Revolt of Public Opinion

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Disraeli's position was weakened by the entry of Serbia and Montenegro into the war against the Ottoman Empire, and especially by the Bulgarian atrocities and the start of the Bulgarian agitation. ... More


Loyalism and Violence

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the loyalist militants that sought to keep Ulster within the United Kingdom and Upper Silesia within the German Reich through participation in violence. It compares the ... More


Irish/Polish Nationalism and Violence

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the involvement of Irish and Polish nationalists in violence. It first considers how far political developments and internal communal divisions can be held to account for the ... More


1876–1880: The Peace Movement and the Eastern Question

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.03
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The crisis in the Near East presented the peace movement in Britain with its most severe test since the Crimean War. The Peace Society and the Workmen's Peace Association found themselves campaigning ... More


The Mark of Cain: Guilt and Denial in the Post-War Lives of Nazi Perpetrators

Katharina von Kellenbach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937455
eISBN:
9780199345861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937455.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book traces the presence of guilt and its denial in the lives of imprisoned Nazi perpetrators after 1945. Based on archival documents and the correspondence between perpetrators and prison ... More


Introduction: The Mystery

Jan Philipp Reemtsma

in Trust and Violence: An Essay on a Modern Relationship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142968
eISBN:
9781400842346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142968.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introductory chapter reflects on the question often uttered by people when they hear of people doing reprehensible things, “How one earth….” It argues that we have always known that humans are ... More


The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil

Claudia Card

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145083
eISBN:
9780199833115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145089.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Taking atrocities as paradigms of evil, this book develops the theory that evils (plural) are foreseeable, intolerable harms produced by culpable wrongdoing. It places this theory in relation to ... More


Inside War: The Guerrilla Conflict in Missouri During the American Civil War

Michael Fellman

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195064711
eISBN:
9780199853885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064711.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the Civil War, the state of Missouri witnessed the most widespread, prolonged, and destructive guerrilla fighting in American history. With its horrific combination of robbery, arson, torture, ... More


Siege

Ian K. Steele

in Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195084269
eISBN:
9780199853977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084269.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The chapter discusses the first attack of Fort William Henry. Governor Vaudreuil of the French army was determined to take Fort William Henry and made this perfectly clear to everyone. The chapter ... More


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