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San Francisco and Human Rights, 1945

Ian Clark

in International Legitimacy and World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199297009
eISBN:
9780191711428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297009.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The draft proposals for the United Nations Charter that emerged from Dumbarton Oaks allowed only for one brief mention of human rights. The final version agreed at San Francisco gave human rights a ... More


Frustrated Globalism, Compromise Geographies: Designing the United Nations

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the designing and founding of the United Nations. The main problem that U.S. postwar planners faced was how to design a global organization that followed democratic principles ... More


The Architecture of the New World Order, 1944–1945

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/9780199577934.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Economic History

If the League of Nations had failed, its history generated the impulse to build not just one new organization, but many. Thanks partly to the ideas and practices inculcated by EFO, economic and ... More


The Impact of World War, 1941–1945

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the impact that World War II had on Vandenberg’s political philosophies. He realized that, when the war ended, some form of international cooperation would be inevitable. ... More


The Conversion Experience, 1945

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that, if the celebrated speech of January 10, 1945, did not transform Vandenberg into an internationalist, his appointment as a delegate to the conference in San Francisco did. It ... More


The Ideological Response to War: Codes of Human Rights

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter describes how the protection of human rights came, during World War II, to feature in schemes for creating a new world order, encouraging the drafting of comprehensive codes of rights to ... More


Beyond France: 1937–1939

Kimberly A. Francis

in Teaching Stravinsky: Nadia Boulanger and the Consecration of a Modernist Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199373697
eISBN:
9780199373727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373697.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Following the death of her mother, Boulanger grew restless in a stifling Paris. From 1936 to 1939 she bolstered her international reputation, first by working in England and then by completing three ... More


The Statutes

SHABTAI ROSENNE

in Provisional Measures in International Law: The International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199268061
eISBN:
9780191699245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the Advisory Committee of Jurists (1920), which was concerned with the major issues of the organization and constitution of the Court, its composition, and its contentious ... More


Turania Revisited, with Lourié My Guide

Richard Taruskin

in Funeral Games in Honor of Arthur Vincent Lourié

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199829446
eISBN:
9780199377244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829446.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter takes up the politically charged subject of Lourié’s involvement with the Eurasianist movement in interwar Paris and its lasting mark on his, and temporary mark on Stravinsky’s, ... More


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