Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 488 items

  • Keywords: abolition x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Michael Quinlan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reflects the author's experience across more than forty years in assessing and helping to shape policy about nuclear weapons, mostly at senior levels close to the centre both of British ... More


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


Above and below

Matthew Flinders

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

One prominent alternative to the challenges of delegation rests on the movement of responsibilities above and below the nation state to democratic structures that may offer greater capacity in terms ... More


A Lesson Learned?: The Philippines

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring

in The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337402
eISBN:
9780199868674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337402.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After a brief history of capital punishment through the Marcos era, this chapter describes and explains the two Philippine abolitions and some of the other major death penalty developments that have ... More


The Revolution That Never Was

George P. Fletcher

in Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the problems arising from the clash of old and new ideologies during Reconstruction. Questions of federalism and states’ rights, and of equal protection and citizenship in ... More


Equality Without Vision

George P. Fletcher

in Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the paradoxical ways that the Civil War served to strengthen states’ rights. Abolition was countered in many states by the enactment of “the Black Codes”, undermining the ... More


Feudalism and the National Past

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As Chapter 7, ‘Feudalism and the National Past’, explains, the period of feudalism was believed to represent a rupture in national life: the historians maintained in unison that it was a foreign ... More


The Vanguard: Change in South Korea

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring

in The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337402
eISBN:
9780199868674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337402.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In South Korea and Taiwan, capital punishment has been highly open to change during the development and democratization processes, and its importance in those societies has been deeply political and ... More


The Abolition of Nuclear Armouries?

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.00013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the idea of abolishing all nuclear armouries, observing that both extremes of debate about this often oversimplify the issues, but that the NPT-recognized nuclear-weapon ... More


The Ethics of Nuclear Weapons

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the acute moral problems which the existence of nuclear weapons poses for all possible ethical viewpoints. Against the background of the Just War tradition of analysis, it notes ... More


Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Paul Lane and Kevin C. MacDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The role and consequences of slavery in the history of Africa have been brought to the fore recently in historical, anthropological, and archaeological research. Public remembrances — such as ... More


Against the Death Penalty: Writings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Giuseppe Pelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209883
eISBN:
9780691211374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209883.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In 1764, a Milanese aristocrat named Cesare Beccaria created a sensation when he published On Crimes and Punishments. At its centre is a rejection of the death penalty as excessive, unnecessary, and ... More


Introduction

FRANCISCO BETHENCOURT

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This Introduction explains both the origins of this book, in a conference held at King's College London in 2009, and the questions that structure it, pointing out historical continuities and ... More


The Free Afro-Brazilians in a Slave Society

HERBERT S. KLEIN

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter evaluates the free coloured class under slavery in imperial Brazil. Being the largest such group in the Americas, the free coloureds by the middle of the nineteenth century were also by ... More


Conclusions

Maria‐Zoe Petropoulou

in Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199218547
eISBN:
9780191711503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218547.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Epilogue, in attempting to answer the question of why Christians relinquished the practice of animal sacrifice, uses the book's initial interpretive scheme of the mechanism of animal sacrifice. ... More


The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Gary Dorrien

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The black social gospel is wrongly and strangely overlooked. “Black social gospel” is the category that best describes Martin Luther King, Jr., his chief mentors, his closest movement allies, and the ... More


‘Legitimate’ Traders, the Building of Empires, and the Long-Term After-Effects in Africa

MARIKA SHERWOOD

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter tries to find answers to some important questions regarding ‘legitimate trade’. While the 1807 Act made trading in enslaved Africans illegal, was it legitimate to trade in African ... More


From Tumor to Trophy: The Nation‐State and Candomblé

Paul Christopher Johnson

in Secrets, Gossip, and Gods: The Transformation of Brazilian Candomblé

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150582
eISBN:
9780199834358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150589.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Describes the sociopolitical context of the new republican public order of Brazil between 1889 and 1930 that uncovered a third historical layer of the practice of secrecy, now as resistance to the ... More


The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

Oscar de la Torre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643243
eISBN:
9781469643267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643243.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In this history of the black peasants of Amazonia, Oscar de la Torre focuses on the experience of African-descended people navigating the transition from slavery to freedom. He draws on social and ... More


The Ties that Bind: Transatlantic Abolitionism in the Age of Reform, c. 1820-1866

J. R. Oldfield

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622003
eISBN:
9781800341708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622003.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the close affinities that bound together anti-slavery activists in Britain and the USA during the mid-nineteenth century, years that witnessed the overthrow of slavery in both the ... More


View: