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Conclusion Legacies of the Terror

in The Terror of Natural Right: Republicanism, the Cult of Nature, and the French Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226184388
eISBN:
9780226184401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184401.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Natural right played a critical role in allowing the French Revolution to occur at all. The “Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen” famously enshrined natural law principles. But the ... More


Afterword: Pirates, Terrorists, Narcotraffickers

Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

in Fugitives, Smugglers, and Thieves: Piracy and Personhood in American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640921
eISBN:
9781469640945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640921.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The conclusion considers the importance of acts of piracy, terrorism, and narcotrafficking in helping to consolidate and expand the reach of U.S. state power in a post 9/11 world. The U.S. state has ... More


Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea—An Unfinished Journey: Some very Preliminary Thoughts on Pirates and Other Pernicious People

Daniel-Erasmus Khan

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0074
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The phenomenon of maritime piracy has terrorized the seas since time immemorial. The number of attacks worldwide having increased more than tenfold in the past two decades, the pirate menace has ... More


Epilogue: Napoleon the Prisoner of Peace

Renaud Morieux

in The Society of Prisoners: Anglo-French Wars and Incarceration in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198723585
eISBN:
9780191790379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723585.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This epilogue sheds new light on a famous case. Napoleon was labelled in 1815 as a permanent prisoner of war, an individual at war against the civil society of European nations, even though France ... More


Nuremberg’s Legacy: The UN Tribunals for Yugoslavia and Rwanda and the International Criminal Court

Michael Bazyler

in Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780195395693
eISBN:
9780199362912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395693.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

The Cold War brought the Nuremberg prosecutions to a premature end. It also no longer seemed possible to create an international penal court to adjudge those individuals, including heads of state, ... More


Conclusion

Christopher N. Warren

in Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198719342
eISBN:
9780191788550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719342.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion suggests that when the law of nations traded poetry for professorships and donned the new garb of international law, it did not erase its literary history. Early modern poetics remains ... More


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