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The Use of the Word and Its Limits: Dialogue as Peacemaking

Marc Gopin

in Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The discussion argues that words and dialog must not be the only path of reconciliation that is explored in conflict resolution – nonverbal cues, symbols, and deeds are also important. Other problems ... More


Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Nigel White

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

With the end of the Second World War there came the United Nations and a new world order based on the prohibition of military force in international relations, and yet since 1945 British troops have ... More


Defending the Nation: the Falklands

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Despite the growing institutionalization and internationalization of military operations, the classical unilateral military action must not be forgotten. The invasion of the Falklands/Malvinas ... More


Spain Joins NATO: May-June 1982

in A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262.006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the implications of Spain's NATO membership on 30 May 1982. While Spain's membership was a major step towards its international rehabilitation after the Franco years, it was not ... More


Militant Liverpool: A City on the Edge

Diane Frost and Peter North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318634
eISBN:
9781781380635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318634.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In May 1983, in the wake of her victory in the Falklands, Mrs Thatcher won the second of her three general election victories. Liverpool, going not for the first or last time against the grain, ... More


The Foundations of ‘Thatcherism’ 1979–1983

Kenneth O Morgan

in The People’s Peace: British History 1945-1989

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198227649
eISBN:
9780191678769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227649.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter details the early years of Margaret Thatcher's regime and the related shift in national sentiment towards market philosophy, private ethic, and liberalism. Dubbed as the ‘Iron Lady,’ ... More


The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Benedict Wilkinson and James Gow (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Art of Creating Power explores the intellectual thought and wider impact — on military affairs, politics and the universities — of Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world’s leading ... More


Introduction

A.B. Dickinson

in Seal Fisheries of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies: An Historical Review

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893441
eISBN:
9781786944603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893441.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the structure and aim of the volume. It begins with an overview of the history and topography of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies, then discusses the sources of revenue ... More


The Limits on Leaders: The Falklands War and the Franco-Turkish War

Alex Weisiger

in Logics of War: Explanations for Limited and Unlimited Conflicts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451867
eISBN:
9780801468179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451867.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes the 1982 Falklands War and 1919–21 Franco-Turkish War. These conflicts were driven by principal-agent problems in domestic politics. In both wars, leaders adopted policies that ... More


The Falklands Crisis

Colin Eimer

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0033
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses a sermon based on the Falkland Islands War. Like many of his colleagues, Colin Eimer felt the need to address issues arising from the war in one of his sabbath sermons. Several ... More


A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Peter Gold

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a detailed analysis of the attempt by Britain and Spain since 1980 to solve their dispute over the future of Gibraltar. Spain wants the restoration of her territorial integrity, whereas ... More


Declarations of War in Interstate War

Tanisha M. Fazal

in Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719813
eISBN:
9781501719790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719813.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter asks: why have states stopped issuing formal declarations of war in interstate war? The chapter begins with an historical overview of the use of declarations of war, then moves to an ... More


‘Magna Britannia’: European Crisis, British Isolation, and Colonial Longing

D.H. Robinson

in The Idea of Europe and the Origins of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862925
eISBN:
9780191895432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862925.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

This chapter reveals the continuity of colonial thinking about geopolitics after the end of the Seven Years War. It shows how the unsettled state of Europe continued to trouble colonists after 1763. ... More


‘Under an Acid Rain.’ Debating the Nations, 1970–85

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter ten looks at attitudes towards national identity in the 1970s and early ‘80s. Economic pragmatism led to the rejection of devolution at the 1979 referendum but this was also at the end of a ... More


The oratory of Michael Heseltine

Mark Bennister

in Conservative Orators from Baldwin to Cameron

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097249
eISBN:
9781781708361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097249.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Michael Heseltine may never have been Conservative Party leader or Prime Minister, but he was a flamboyant and exuberant performer and always in demand as a speaker. Oratory was an essential part of ... More


Nation: American Armies and the March toward Independence

John Gilbert McCurdy

in Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736605
eISBN:
9781501736612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736605.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter establishes how opposition to quartering troops in houses and cities encouraged the American colonists to envision an independent nation. The possibility of war with Spain in 1770-71 led ... More


Birding on Bleaker Island

Rachel Dickinson

in When Birds Are Near: Dispatches from Contemporary Writers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750915
eISBN:
9781501750939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750915.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter narrates the author's first island-hopping trip to Bleaker Island, wherein she hoped to see at least two penguin species, the steamer duck, and maybe a black-necked swan. There are no ... More


Introduction: Geography of War and Peace

Colin Flint

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

According to many, we live in a time of war that was ushered in by the attacks of September 11, 2001. Paradoxically, in the prior three years, between 3.1 and 4.7 million people had been killed in ... More


Geographies of War: The Recent Historical Background

Jeremy Black

in The Geography of War and Peace: From Death Camps to Diplomats

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162080
eISBN:
9780197562079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162080.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The dominant metanarrative of war is one that is securely located within the Western intellectual tradition. The stress is on the material culture of war, and the explanatory approach focuses on ... More


The Operational Legacy of the Falklands War

Julian Thompson

in The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the operational legacy of the Falklands War through the lens of organizational and operational innovations. It takes Freedman’s official history of the conflict, and its ... More


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