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The Abuse of Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities: Recent United Kingdom Experience

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

It has frequently been observed that there is generally good compliance with the law of diplomatic immunity because here, almost as in no other area of international law, the reciprocal benefits of ... More


MI5's Targeting of Foreign Diplomatic Missions in London

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0039
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the information regarding MI5's targeting of foreign diplomatic missions in London, which revealed that MI5 targeted foreign missions accredited to the British government in ... More


The Eleven-Year Exile

Stefano Dall’Aglio

in The Duke's Assassin: Exile and Death of Lorenzino de' Medici

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300189780
eISBN:
9780300213584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189780.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter retraces Lorenzo di Pier Francesco de' Medici's (Lorenzino) life from his murder of Duke Alessandro to his own death. Following Lorenzino from 1537 to 1548 between Mirandola, Venice, ... More


The Uphill Struggle

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the determination of the Czechoslovaks to fight which helped them to achieve the recognition of the national council. The British found it more convenient to deal with one ... More


The European Union and Diplomatic Law: An Emerging Actor in Twenty-First Century Diplomacy

Graham Butler

in Diplomatic Law in a New Millennium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795940
eISBN:
9780191837128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795940.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

Not long after the establishment of supranational institutions in the aftermath of the Second World War, the early incarnations of the European Union (EU) began conducting diplomacy. Today, EU ... More


New Missions

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0031
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A new chapter was opened in Sharett's political career, one in which he was constantly asked to undertake missions on behalf of the Jewish state, the Jewish Agency, and Mapai to the Diaspora. Thus as ... More


Mind the Gap: (En)countering the West and the Making of Thai Identities on Film

Rachel Harrison

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines travellers' tales through the ages, from the accounts of the first Siamese diplomatic missions to Europe in the seventeenth century, to the novels inspired by visits to the West ... More


Early Diplomatic Contacts

Jerzy Borzęcki

in The Soviet-Polish Peace of 1921 and the Creation of Interwar Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121216
eISBN:
9780300145014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121216.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the early diplomatic relations between the Poles and Russians. It discusses the Polish–Russian Borderlands and their inhabitants; the first diplomatic contact between the ... More


Failed Negotiations

Jerzy Borzęcki

in The Soviet-Polish Peace of 1921 and the Creation of Interwar Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121216
eISBN:
9780300145014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121216.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the failed negotiations between the Poles and Soviets, covering the Polish offensives of 1919; Polish federalism; and the diplomatic missions of Iulian Markhlevskii.


Dreams in the Chinese Periphery: Victorio Riccio and Zheng Chenggong’s Regime

Anna Busquets

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Victorio Riccio's account of his trip to Manila in 1662 as an emissary of Zheng Chenggong or Koxinga, episodes in the life of Koxinga, the Zheng family, the Manchus' conquest of ... More


Dialectical Relationships: Collaboration and Resistance in Wartime

Elizabeth McKillen

in Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037870
eISBN:
9780252095139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037870.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the themes of collaboration and resistance during the period of U.S. belligerency. It first considers the controversy over the Root diplomatic mission, led by American ... More


Searching for Stability, 1823–1829

Nicholas Dungan

in Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721117
eISBN:
9780814785393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721117.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes events following Albert Gallatin and his family's return to the United States in 1823. Upon his return Gallatin was once again adrift. Just as he was in his early years in ... More


“By Not Stopping”: Military Insubordination and the Taiwan Expedition, 1874

Danny Orbach

in Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705281
eISBN:
9781501708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705281.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the Taiwan Expedition of 1874 and its ramifications for the development of military insubordination in Japan. On December 17, 1871, two ships from the Kingdom of Ryūkyū were ... More


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