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The Internationalization of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examines the internationalization of trusteeship as it arose in the context of British colonial administration in Africa, the Berlin and Brussels Conferences, and the experience of the Congo Free ... More


The Juridical Expression of the Sacred Trust of Civilization (1971)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the principle of the sacred trust of civilization in nineteenth-century international law. The establishment of the principle of the sacred trust of civilization is strictly ... More


Berlin and the Creation of the Franco-German Commission

Conan Fischer

in A Vision of Europe: Franco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199676293
eISBN:
9780191755613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676293.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The Berlin Conference of September 1931 secured a formal agreement to create a Franco-German customs union, envisaged wider cooperation, and established mechanisms to achieve this. This bilateral ... More


From Paris to Berlin: Official Visits and the Origins of the Franco-German Commission

Conan Fischer

in A Vision of Europe: Franco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199676293
eISBN:
9780191755613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676293.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Franco-German relations deteriorated during early 1931 when Germany and Austria announced plans for a customs union which challenged fundamental tenets of the peace treaties. However, France quickly ... More


International Law and the Settlement of Disputes with Regard to West Africa on the Eve of the Scramble (1840–84)

Inge Van Hulle

in Britain and International Law in West Africa: The Practice of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198869863
eISBN:
9780191912672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869863.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

The haphazard nature in which treaties had been concluded sat awkwardly with the Western rules relating to title to territory. Once imperial competition intensified, rival claims with respect to ... More


George Washington Williams’s Stern Duty of History

Ira Dworkin

in Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632711
eISBN:
9781469632735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632711.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter begins at Hampton Institute in 1889 where Williams traveled after meeting in Belgium with King Leopold II. Williams, whose interest in the Congo predates the 1884-1885 Berlin Conference, ... More


Conclusion

Katharina N. Piechocki

in Cartographic Humanism: The Making of Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226641188
eISBN:
9780226641218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641218.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Where are Europe’s borders? This question is as urgent now as it was in early modern times, when the continent was still in the making. The cartographic writers and texts discussed in Cartographic ... More


The Partition of Africa by Treaty (1974)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter analyses the partition of the African continent via treaties. It begins with an introductory examination of pre-nineteenth-century European–African treaty-making and references some ... More


International Law in Europe and America to 1898

Benjamin Allen Coates

in Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190495954
eISBN:
9780190495985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495954.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter 1 provides a brief history of international law, showing how its rules developed in conjunction with the expansion of European economic and imperial power. From its emergence in the ... More


Le rôle des Traités dans les relations entre les puissances européennes et les souverains africains: Aspects historiques (1970)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter divides the history of treaty-making between European and African powers into three periods. In the pre-colonial period through the end of the eighteenth century, European treaty ... More


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