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From Unfit Imperialists to Fellow Civilizers: German Colonial Officials on the Permanent Mandates Commission

Sean Andrew Wempe

in Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907211
eISBN:
9780190907242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907211.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the tenure of the League’s mandates system, several former German colonial officials rose to prominence in the League of Nations as “imperial experts.” The involvement of German colonial ... More


The Partition Solution

Laura Robson

in States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the emergence of proposals to partition Palestine into a separate Arab and Jewish states. It argues that partition, far from representing a last-ditch effort to solve the ... More


“If There is any Justice at All” (1928)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter reveals for the first time the behind the scenes workings of the Permanent Mandates Commission (PMC) and the level of access George Spafford Richardson and Sir James Parr, New Zealand’s ... More


The MacDonald–Mandel Conversations on Anglo-French Colonial Co-operation

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

British colonial subjects remained better off than their French counterparts who were affected by the increasingly ruthless policy directed from Paris. It was agreed with the Foreign Office that ... More


Exile and the Road to Geneva (1928)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter begins with the drama surrounding the deportation orders enacted by Administrator Richardson around Christmas 1927 and due to be obeyed by early January 1928. It outlines the extremely ... More


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