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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Patrick Thornberry

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a full-length study of the rights of indigenous peoples in international law, focusing in particular on instruments of human rights. The primary reference point is contemporary law, ... More


The Meiji ‘Restoration’

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter describes the Meiji reforms, together with the imperial restoration, that would constitute the Meiji Restoration. It introduces the progress of the anti-Bakufu movement (Tobaku). Then, ... More


Regional Commissions and the Origins of Post-war Anglo-French Colonial Co-operation in Africa, 1942–1945

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/9780198203025.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

A new initiative in terms of colonial policy was now required in order to impress upon international opinion the future benefits of continued British rule. In the event, this attempt was to become ... More


The age of rights1

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The iron cage of sovereignty-based international law loosened its power significantly in the twentieth century. A range of entities—States, international organisations, peoples, individuals, ... More


The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights; African perspectives on indigenous peoples

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Africa has suffered incommensurately from natural and human disasters and has been riven by ethnic and tribal hatreds. The flowering of political life has been inhibited by authoritarian governments ... More


Made in the USA, 1940–1943

Patricia Clavin

in Securing the World Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920-1946

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199577934
eISBN:
9780191744211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577934.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Economic History

In September 1940, the League of Nations established a Mission at the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton. While colleagues back in Geneva were isolated, the Princeton Mission served as a hub of ... More


Choosing Battles in the Cold War

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how two camps emerged among NGO leaders planning IWY activities. A small group of New York–based women focused its efforts on political equality and educational and economic ... More


Constructing Nuremberg

Kim Christian Priemel

in The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199669752
eISBN:
9780191801020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669752.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter outlines the wartime debate among lawyers, politicians, and diplomats on how to deal with the unprecedented criminality of the Axis powers, notably of Nazi Germany. Both national and ... More


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