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Vienna and the Slave Trade, 1815

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/9780199297009.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first case study is the Declaration against the slave trade made as part of the Congress of Vienna in 1815. How and why did this become an international concern, and with what results? The ... More


Supranational Delegation and National Executive Leadership since the 1950s

Peter L. Lindseth

in Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390148
eISBN:
9780199866397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390148.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter initiates the discussion of the legal-historical effort to translate elements of the postwar constitutional settlement into supranational form over the last half-century. The focus here ... More


From Global Processes to Continental Strategies: The Emergence of British North America to 1783

John G. Reid and Elizabeth Mancke

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter traces the historical developments that led to the emergence of British North America. It suggests British North America started to take shape following the signing of the Treaty of ... More


“A Struggle With Death”: The Twenty Years’ War, 1775–1795

Sami Lakomäki

in Gathering Together: The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600-1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300180619
eISBN:
9780300182316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180619.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the American Revolution and the early decades of US state-making from Shawnee perspective. For the Shawnees and their Indian neighbors the Revolutionary War formed the first ... More


Struggle, October 1851–December 1866

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the history of the peace movement, the Great Exhibition and London Peace Congress are remembered as the peace movement's most confident moments but it was thrown onto the defensive as the French ... More


The Consolidation of British North America, 1783–1860

J. M. Bumsted

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the consolidation of British America during the period from 1783 to 1860. After the American Revolution what remained of British America consisted of various centres of ethnic ... More


Incidental Imperialist: John Bartram’s Florida Travels, 1765–1766

Robert Olwell

in European Empires in the American South: Colonial and Environmental Encounters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812193
eISBN:
9781496812230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812193.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Robert Olwell describes how Bartram avidly explored the frontier as it was altered by the Treaty of Paris, suggesting that Britain’s brief control of Florida (1763–1783) was an example of the ... More


‘In a National Light’: War and the Ethics of Imperial Politics

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/9780198862925.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

This chapter shows how continentalism and colonial British nationalism created a distinctive language of political legitimation in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. This standard of ... More


The Ecumenical Movement and the Schuman Plan, 1950–54

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The first chapter examines the position of the ecumenical movement towards the reconstruction of post-war Europe. In May 1950 the Schuman Declaration challenged the ways in which both churchmen and ... More


His Britannick Majesty’s New Subjects: The Rights of Subjects in Grenada and Quebec

Hannah Weiss Muller

in Subjects and Sovereign: Bonds of Belonging in the Eighteenth-Century British Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190465810
eISBN:
9780190465841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465810.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 4 examines subjecthood in the Atlantic world, focusing on the colonies of Grenada and Quebec, officially ceded by France under the Treaty of Paris. Although economic protections were ... More


Rebellion to Tyrants, Obedience to God

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter treats the years of the Revolution against Great Britain and Franklin’s diplomacy in France. Although he was advanced in age and facing uncertain health, Franklin worked tirelessly to ... More


Order in the Age of Great Power Politics

Kyle M. Lascurettes

in Orders of Exclusion: Great Powers and the Strategic Sources of Foundational Rules in International Relations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190068547
eISBN:
9780190068585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190068547.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 (“Order in the Age of Great Power Politics”) assesses the first three cases of order change opportunity. In two of these instances—the Westphalian settlements after the Thirty Years’ War in ... More


So in Fear of Both the Indians and the Americans

Susan Richbourg Parker

in America's Hundred Years' War: U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 17631858

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035253
eISBN:
9780813039121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035253.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter illustrates how the 1783 Treaty of Paris reintroduced chaotic conditions along the border between American Georgia and Spanish Florida, a hostile environment directly and adversely ... More


“The Substance Is Truth”: After Yorktown, 1782–1783

Robert G. Parkinson

in The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626635
eISBN:
9781469628103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626635.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The year after Yorktown witnessed some of the most significant consequences of patriot rhetoric, with the Ohio Valley descending into terrible frontier violence. At the same time, the issue of ... More


It Appeared as If the World Were Ending

Sherry Johnson

in Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the end of the Seven Years' War in Europe and in the Americas, which brought momentous political and territorial changes. Great Britain emerged as the winner, while her primary ... More


Worth a War? The Importance of the Trade between British America and the Mediterranean

John J. McCusker

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter argues that the American presence in the Mediterranean that surged after the Peace of Paris in 1783 was not the beginning of American involvement in the region, but rather a revival of a ... More


Historical Developments and Influence on French Identity

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

During the colonial period, French and American colonies struggled to survive in the New World. As these two separate and distinct cultures developed, major changes in politics and socio-economics ... More


A Revolutionary Legacy

Richard Archer

in As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199895779
eISBN:
9780190254551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199895779.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This concluding chapter examines the period after British soldiers left Boston in 1770, with particular emphasis on how the town and its people were affected by years of political turbulence, ... More


Between War and Peace

Mara Kozelsky

in Crimea in War and Transformation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190644710
eISBN:
9780190644741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644710.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Sevastopol capitulated in September of 1855, nearly one year after the siege had begun. The Allies did not pull out of the peninsula until May 1856, well after the official declaration of peace. ... More


Scaling Up

Paul F. Steinberg

in Who Rules the Earth?: How Social Rules Shape Our Planet and Our Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199896615
eISBN:
9780197563250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199896615.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

José Delfín Duarte rises at the crack of dawn in a neighborhood on the outskirts of San Isidro, Costa Rica. He grabs his machete and rain parka, puts on ... More


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