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Afghanistan in the Twentieth Century: State and Society in Conflict

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter analyzes the fate of Afghan rulers and their regimes in the twentieth century. Some were more successful than others, but one thing they had in common was unexpected ends to their ... More


The “Transaction of Business with Foreign Nations Is Executive Altogether”

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

in Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that authority of the president over foreign affairs arises from the grant of the executive power and not from foreign relations clauses found in the remainder of Article II of ... More


Foreign Affairs and War

Michael W. McConnell

in The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power under the Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207520
eISBN:
9780691211992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207520.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews the king's powers of peace and war as of 1787, which included the power to make war, declare war, command troops and the Navy during war, summon and employ the militia, and erect ... More


Imperial Defence

David Killingray

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0022
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Empires are gained by force and need to be maintained by force, and it was ever so true with the British Empire. The term ‘Imperial defence’ gained a specific meaning in the last decades of the 19th ... More


Cold War

Geoffrey B. Robinson

in The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196497
eISBN:
9781400888863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196497.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of foreign powers in the October 1, 1965 incident. It argues that the wider international context, in particular the rhetoric and logic of the Cold War and anticolonial ... More


“A Gleam of Light in Asia”

Geoffrey B. Robinson

in The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196497
eISBN:
9781400888863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196497.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that in the crucial six months after the alleged coup of October 1, 1965, Western powers encouraged the army to move forcefully against the Left, facilitated widespread violence ... More


The Eighteenth-Century Anglo-American Constitution and Foreign Affairs

in The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226960319
eISBN:
9780226960333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226960333.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins the work of locating the Constitution's textual allocation of the foreign affairs power within the legal and political context of Anglo-American government in the eighteenth ... More


The Business of “New Learning”

Fei-Hsien Wang

in Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691171821
eISBN:
9780691195414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171821.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates how the profound intellectual shift triggered a commodification of New Learning knowledge and the sudden popularization of banquan/copyright at the turn of the twentieth ... More


War Scenes: Mission Tianjin

Anand A. Yang (ed.)

in Thirteen Months in China: A Subaltern Indian and the Colonial World: An Annotated Translation of Thakur Gadadhar Singh's Chīn Me Terah Mās

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199476466
eISBN:
9780199090846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476466.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History, Military History

A lengthy second chapter traces the author’s experiences of the war in China beginning with the Battle (or Relief) of Tianjin and concluding with the march on and takeover of Beijing to end the Boxer ... More


Foreign and Domestic Plotters

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on allegations of foreign and domestic plotting in ancient Athens. It explains that the accusation of being an agent of a foreign power seems to have been commonplace among ... More


Commerce, Civilisation, War, and the Highlands: Rob Roy and A Legend of the Wars of Montrose

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Scott's history that is far from the world of global communications and globalised markets, but which still focuses on issues such as commerce, commercial development and ... More


Foreign Powers and Intervention in Armed Conflicts

Aysegul Aydin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782814
eISBN:
9780804782944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782814.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Intervention in armed conflicts is full of riddles that await attention from scholars and policymakers. This book argues that rethinking intervention—redefining what it is and why foreign powers take ... More


Federalism and Choice of Law

Symeon C. Symeonides

in Choice of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190496722
eISBN:
9780190496753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496722.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the federal framework and the impact of the U.S. Constitution on choice of law. It examines the allocation of lawmaking powers between the federal and state governments and the ... More


Conclusion

in Foreign Powers and Intervention in Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782814
eISBN:
9780804782944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782814.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter describes the conditions under which states intervene, militarily or nonmilitarily, in foreign conflicts within or between nations. It specifically suggested that using the liberal ... More


Some Final Reflections

Marina and David Ottaway

in A Tale of Four Worlds: The Arab Region After the Uprisings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061715
eISBN:
9780190099565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061715.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Arab uprisings in2011 did not satisfy the demands voiced by protesters, but they left the countries where they occurred changedon a fundamental level –although not always for the better. Tunisia ... More


Summary and conclusion

Jongkyung Lee

in A Redactional Study of the Book of Isaiah 13-23

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816768
eISBN:
9780191858369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816768.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In this concluding chapter, the arguments of the foregoing chapters are summarized. It is admitted that the evidence is stronger for some of the passages while less for the others. It is hoped, ... More


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