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Traditional Political Realism and the Writing of History

Roger D. Spegele

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Part Two of the book begins with a discussion of realist and English School of International Relations approaches to writing international history, in which the author argues that the appreciation of ... More


International Legitimacy

Ian Clark

in Legitimacy in International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199219193
eISBN:
9780191717734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219193.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the approach to legitimacy deployed throughout the subsequent historical and theoretical investigations. At its core lies the need to vindicate its concentration upon the study ... More


Europe and the Scope of International Society

Ian Clark

in Legitimacy in International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199219193
eISBN:
9780191717734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219193.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses two interconnected issues about the historical trajectory of international society. First, in terms of its character, whether it started out essentially European, and then ... More


Grotius and Gentili: A Reassessment of Thomas E. Holland's Inaugural Lecture 1

Peter Haggenmacher

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Alberico Gentili (1552–1608), an Italian who worked at Oxford between 1580 and 1600, has some claim to dispute with Grotius regarding the title of ‘father of international law’. This claim was ... More


Introduction: Opening the Curtain

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0000
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This introduction frames the major themes of this book. It begins with a vignette from the Bandung conference that highlights apartheid’s importance to the decolonization project. The introduction ... More


The Peace Agreement in Historical Context

Christine Bell

in On the Law of Peace: Peace Agreements and the Lex Pacificatoria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199226832
eISBN:
9780191710261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226832.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a brief, emblematic history of peace agreements from the Treaty of Kadesh in around 1280 BC until the contemporary peace agreement. The history is used to argue that peace ... More


Breaking Protocol: America's First Female Ambassadors, 1933-1964

Philip Nash

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178394
eISBN:
9780813178387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Breaking Protocol tells the story of the first female ambassadors in US history (1933–1964): Ruth Bryan Owen, Florence Jaffray Harriman, Perle S. Mesta, Eugenie M. Anderson, Clare Boothe Luce, and ... More


Internationalizing International History

Akira Iriye

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses and introduces the concept of international history. The author uses this concept to claim that it is essential to internationalize the study of international relations, and ... More


The International Turn in Intellectual History

David Armitage

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

Intellectual historians, like many other historians, are now turning toward international, transnational, and global approaches to their subject. They are studying the intellectual history of the ... More


Introduction

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Corporations have limited responsibilities in international law but enjoy far-reaching rights and privileges. International legal debates often conceive of this issue as a problem of business ... More


Introduction

Donald Bloxham

in The Final Solution: A Genocide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199550333
eISBN:
9780191701535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550333.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the Second World War, the Nazis came up with what was called the ‘final solution of the Jewish question’ wherein between 5,100,000 and 6,200,000 Jews were killed. This, today, is what is known ... More


Three Worlds; Three Bodies of International Law

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

in Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The study of international relations has largely neglected the polities and legal orders of Inner and East Asia. International relations as a field of inquiry looks rather different when starting ... More


Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Wendy Pojmann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The women of the Socialist/Communist Unione Donne Italiane and the lay Catholic Centro Italiano Femminile are the protagonists in this study that examines the relationship between national Italian ... More


Coercion, Internalization, Decolonization: A Contextual Reading of the Rise of European International Law Since the Seventeenth Century

Felix Lange

in The International Rule of Law: Rise or Decline?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843603
eISBN:
9780191879395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843603.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter discusses competing narratives of ‘rise’ and ‘decline’ of international law in the historical writings of international lawyers and historians. The author proposes a contextual approach ... More


Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book presents a new framework for understanding the history of interpolity relations in Inner and East Asia. It is intended to inspire a less politicized approach to the Asian past and to help ... More


From the NIEO to the International Investment Law Regime: The Rise of the Multinational Corporation as a Subject of Regulatory Concern in International Law

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Chapter 7 traces a ‘road not taken’ in the history of regulating global corporations in pursuit of economic democracy, the conditions that led to its failure, and the emergence of the contemporary ... More


The Rise of Democracy: Revolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776

Christopher Hobson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748692811
eISBN:
9781474416184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692811.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Little over 200 years ago, a quarter of a century of warfare with an ‘outlaw state’ brought the great powers of Europe to their knees. That state was the revolutionary democracy of France. In the ... More


Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Doreen Lustig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book presents a historical study of the international law of the private business corporation. The literature on corporations and international law typically concentrates on the failure to ... More


Back to Informal Empire?: The Anglo-Iranian Struggle over Oil, 1932–1954

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Chapter 6 is devoted to the Abadan Crisis and the circumstances surrounding the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the dispute between Britain and Iran over the ownership of oil ... More


Wireless Internationalism and Distant Listening: Britain, Propaganda, and the Invention of Global Radio, 1920-1939

Simon J. Potter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198800231
eISBN:
9780191840036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800231.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, World Modern History

During the 1920s and 1930s radio was transnational in its reach and appeal, attracting distant listeners and encouraging hopes that broadcasting would foster international understanding and world ... More


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