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The Pitcairn Prosecutions: An Assessment of Their Historical Context by Reference to the Provisions of Public International Law

Dino Kritsiotis and A. W. B. Simpson

in Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568666
eISBN:
9780191721595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568666.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins with an assessment of the basis or bases for the assertion of jurisdiction by the United Kingdom over Pitcairn Island as understood in public international law. It does so by a ... More


Introduction: Territory in International Law

Malcolm Shaw

in Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Territory is crucial in determining the sovereignty of a state. As Oppenheim has noted, ‘a State without a territory is not possible’. This does not mean territoriality is the single criterion of ... More


The Constitution of Empire: Territorial Expansion and American Legal History

Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102314
eISBN:
9780300128963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102314.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers a constitutional and historical survey of American territorial expansion from the founding era to the present day. The authors describe the Constitution's design for territorial ... More


The Colonization of Africa

Malcolm Shaw

in Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In pre-colonial Africa, the concept of fixed borders typical of European-style states was a foreign and unfamiliar concept. Although no fixed borders were imminent in pre-colonial Africa, ... More


Declaration of Judge Higgins Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions between Qatar and Bahrain (Qatar v Bahrain), Judgment

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0091
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter talks about a case that related to how sovereignty over Janan lied with Bahrain, and therefore the chapter favours in the negative regarding paragraph 3 of the dispositif. But as the ... More


Theory of Appropriation: Rousseau, Schmitt, and Kant

Claudia Brodsky

in In the Place of Language: Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230006
eISBN:
9780823235285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230006.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter presents the theory of appropriation as interpreted by several intellectuals such as Rousseau, Schmitt, and Kant. It focuses on various writings such as Second Discourse (by Rousseau), ... More


Exploring Seward's Icebox

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg

in A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life Aboard the USS Saginaw

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035161
eISBN:
9780813038957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035161.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

A new role did emerge for the little ship: Following years of service in sweltering tropical climates, the Saginaw and her crew were finally in for a drastic change to a beautiful, cold, and mostly ... More


King Payne and His Policies: A Framework for Understanding the Diplomacy of the Seminoles of La Chua, 1784–1812

James Cusick

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter corroborates the need to rethink the traditional periodization that had long defined conflict between the United States and the Seminole. It examines the reaction of the Seminole to the ... More


Geological Mapping and the Geographies of Proprietorship in Nineteenth-Century Cornwall

Simon Naylor (ed.)

in Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487267
eISBN:
9780226487298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487298.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explains how the cartographic enterprise can be read as a “form of territorial acquisition” on the part of mapping geologists, focusing the mapping of geology of Cornwall, England. It ... More


Kant’s Juridical Theory of Colonialism

Arthur Ripstein

in Kant and Colonialism: Historical and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199669622
eISBN:
9780191789243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669622.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Kant’s objections to colonialism are cast in juridical terms, focusing on the ways in which it is contrary to requirements of right under his conception of international law. Colonial conquest is an ... More


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