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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


Empire

Daniel Laqua

in The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930: Peace, progress and prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088834
eISBN:
9781781706183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088834.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Few aspects of Belgian history have caused as much controversy as the country's colonial past. Leopold II's rule in the Congo was characterised by exploitation, violence and a devastating death toll. ... More


The Congo Free State, Atrocity Tales, and Human Rights History

Derrick M. Nault

in Africa and the Shaping of International Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198859628
eISBN:
9780191891977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859628.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, World Modern History

Chapter One, which explores the colonial roots of human rights, suggests that ideas resembling modern human rights first emerged in the 1890s in response to atrocities in the Congo Free State. It ... More


Intermezzo—The International Context (1878–1908)

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/9780691151335.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the international context of the European powers' humanitarian interventions during the period 1878–1908. It begins with a discussion of three major changes that took place ... More


Industrial Education and Symbolic Home Building in the Congo Free State, 1898–1907

Kimberly D. Hill

in A Higher Mission: The Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179810
eISBN:
9780813179827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179810.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 explains trends in the African American Protestant missions movement up to 1907 with a focus on William Henry Sheppard and the black staff of the American Presbyterian Congo Mission. The ... More


Re-Membering Congo

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko

in Necessary Noise: Music, Film, and Charitable Imperialism in the East of Congo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190499570
eISBN:
9780190499617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499570.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter posits that the east of Congo is the site of two simultaneous and equally destructive conflicts, one over mineral resources and one over history. The first is quantifiable in death ... More


Charisma, Cannabis, and Crossing Africa: Explorers in the Land of Friendship

Johannes Fabian

in Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221222
eISBN:
9780520923935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221222.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Many discoveries entertained European readers, fed the greed for power and wealth of many nations, and made explorers famous. This chapter presents one discovery that was absent from ancient myths ... More


“He could tell you things! Things I’ve tried to forget; things I never did know”: Conrad, Sebald and spectres of imperialism

Alison Garden

in The Literary Afterlives of Roger Casement, 1899-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621815
eISBN:
9781800341678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621815.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The relationship between Casement and Conrad has long fascinated many, with W.G. Sebald fictionalising their meeting in The Rings of Saturn (1998) as part of the text’s engagement with Conrad’s ... More


The Great Pacifist, 1894–1912

Stewart J. Brown

in W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198832539
eISBN:
9780191871078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832539.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

From the mid-1890s, W. T. Stead fervently took up the cause of world peace; the peace campaign, inspired by his Christian faith, became his most prominent public activity of his final years. His ... More


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