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Occupying Armies and Civilian Populations in Nineteenth‐Century Europe

Karma Nabulsi

in Traditions of War: Occupation, Resistance and The Law

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294078
eISBN:
9780191599972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294077.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the second of three chapters that set out the differing contexts through which the dilemma in the laws of war over the distinction between lawful and unlawful combatants can be viewed: ... More


Killing Strangers: How Political Violence Became Modern

T. K. Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863502
eISBN:
9780191895876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863502.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

A bewildering feature of so much contemporary political violence is its stunning impersonality. Every major city centre becomes a potential shooting gallery; and every metro system a potential bomb ... More


The Culture of Hostage-Taking

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter highlights the culture of hostage-taking in Chechnya. The lucrative business of holding hostages for ransom developed among Chechens during the first war, and after the peace agreement, ... More


The Myth and Reality of the “great Victory”

Valery Tishkov

in Chechnya: Life in a War-Torn Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238879
eISBN:
9780520930209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238879.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes postwar Chechen society. Certain aspects of this period are self-evident, including the devastated infrastructure, a thorough economic collapse, a mass exodus from the republic, ... More


The Marches

Brendan Smith

in Crisis and Survival in Late Medieval Ireland: The English of Louth and Their Neighbours, 1330-1450

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199594757
eISBN:
9780191756313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594757.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The towns of Louth used the marches to gain concessions from the crown and tried to control trade with the Irish there. The Irish suffered discrimination in the towns and efforts were made in town ... More


The Hazards of Social Rank

T. K. Wilson

in Killing Strangers: How Political Violence Became Modern

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863502
eISBN:
9780191895876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863502.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

In any longer-term consideration of the evolution of political violence, it is tempting to start at the very top: with the killing of leaders. This chapter follows the general convention of treating ... More


Self-Defense and the Protection of Nationals

Kenneth Watkin

in Fighting at the Legal Boundaries: Controlling the Use of Force in Contemporary Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190457976
eISBN:
9780190458003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457976.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores State action to defend nations that transcends the full conflict spectrum from international armed conflict to law enforcement. Two iconic counterterrorism missions—the 1976 ... More


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