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Recognition and Registration: The Infrastructure of Personhood in World History

Simon Szreter and Keith Breckenridge

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the key arguments and subjects discussed in the book, but it undertakes this review by means of a close investigation of the place of registration in ... More


Introduction

Mandy Sadan

in Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265550
eISBN:
9780191760341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265550.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter considers perspectives on modern Kachin ethno-nationalism from the vantage point of different communities in Burma, India, China, and Thailand. It discusses anthropological ... More


Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Mandy Sadan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265550
eISBN:
9780191760341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265550.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Since independence in 1948, Burma has suffered from many internal conflicts. One of the longest of these has been in the Kachin State, in the north of the country where Burma has borders with India ... More


Without a Chief

Jason G. Strange

in Shelter from the Machine: Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043031
eISBN:
9780252051890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043031.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The epilogue forms a coda to the previous chapter, which argues that contemporary homesteading in eastern Kentucky represents a serious form of activism and resistance to capitalist modernity, even ... More


New York, 1907–1910

Edward A. Berlin

in King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101089
eISBN:
9780199853120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101089.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1907, Scott Joplin arrived in New York and stayed in the Tenderloin — its center for entertainment. Rose Leaf Rag is another outstanding ragtime composition of Joplin. The author argues that after ... More


Patterns and practices of everyday resistance: a view from below

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

in Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops the framework of resistance. It defines everyday resistance as the practices of individuals and collectives in a subordinated position to mitigate or deny the claims made by ... More


Legalism at Home: Professionalizing International Law, 1900–1913

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/9780190495954.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter 3 examines the creation of the international law profession in the United States, focusing in particular on the American Society of International Law (founded in 1906) and the Carnegie ... More


International Organization and Hegemony: The Codification of American International Law and the Tensions between James Brown Scott and Alejandro Alvarez

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 4 explores the tensions that began to arise between James Brown Scott and Alejandro Alvarez, and the evolution of the American Institute of International Law (AIIL) in the 1920s, the ... More


Forging and Consolidating a Hemispheric Legal Network: The Creation of the American Institute of International Law and the Encounter between James Brown Scott and Alejandro Alvarez

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 2 analyzes the initial encounter and engagement between James Brown Scott and Alejandro Alvarez and the construction of a hemispheric legal network through the Carnegie Endowment for ... More


Legalism in the World, 1907–1913

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/9780190495954.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

Chapter 4 shows how key US elites embraced the legalist project for world order. The US delegation to the 1907 Hague Peace Conference took the lead in supporting the creation of an international ... More


Rewriting the History of the Law of Nations: How James Brown Scott Made Francisco de Vitoria the Founder of International Law

Paolo Amorosa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849377
eISBN:
9780191883491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849377.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the interwar years, international lawyer James Brown Scott wrote a series of works on the history of his discipline. He made the case that the foundation of modern international law rested not, as ... More


The London Mercury (1919–39) and Other Moderns

J. Matthew Huculak

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the history of The London Mercury under the editorship of editor, John Collings Squire. The magazine experienced three phases in its twenty-year history. The first lasted from ... More


The Debate over Intervention at Havana and the Crisis of the American Institute of International Law: James Brown Scott’s Displacement of Alejandro Alvarez

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 5 focuses on the controversy over intervention that arose at the Sixth Pan-American Conference (1928) held in Havana and the hemispheric impact of the projects for the codification of ... More


Messianic Visions of the United States: International Law, Religion, and the Cuban Intervention, 1898–1917

Paolo Amorosa

in International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805878
eISBN:
9780191843778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805878.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

After winning with unexpected ease the Spanish–American War of 1898, justified at home as a case of humanitarian intervention, the United States started understanding itself as a world power. This ... More


New Ideas from Old Things in Oakland

Marta Gutman

in A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226311289
eISBN:
9780226156156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156156.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter opens the book by introducing key players and key nodes in the history of the charitable landscape in California; putting voluntary associations in context; explaining understandings of ... More


Revelry and Resistance: Prenuptial Performances of Mockery and Ridicule

Sarah Weiss

in Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042294
eISBN:
9780252051135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyses women’s use of mockery and ridicule in prenuptial performance among Trinidadian and Bihari Hindus; Canadian-Moroccan and Bulgarian-Israeli Sephardic Jews; Romanian Orthodox ... More


Early Tudor Drama and the Arts of Resistance

Greg Walker

in Reading Literature Historically: Drama and Poetry from Chaucer to the Reformation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748681013
eISBN:
9780748684434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681013.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Examines the complicated conversations with power undertaken by early Tudor courtly drama generally, and explores the various ways in which we might attend to the nuances of those conversations. It ... More


Introduction

Neil Roberts

in Freedom as Marronage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226127460
eISBN:
9780226201184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201184.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter frames the context for the main interrelated questions the book answers: 1) what are some distinct concepts of freedom emerging out of the experience of slavery? 2) What important ... More


The Draughtsmen: International Lawyers and the Crafting of the Paris Peace Treaties, 1919–1920

Marcus M. Payk

in Crafting the International Order: Practitioners and Practices of International Law since c.1800

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198863830
eISBN:
9780191896170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863830.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Little is known about the formal crafting of the Paris Peace Treaties in 1919/20 and the set of international lawyers that was tasked to draft the hundreds and thousands of articles of one of the ... More


The Pan-American Redefinition of the Monroe Doctrine and the Emerging Language of American International Law

Juan Pablo Scarfi

in The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Chapter 3 studies the way in which the debates over the existence and nature of an American international law drew on discussions about the Monroe Doctrine and its legitimacy and redefinition as a ... More


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