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Colonies and Occupied Territories: Transitional Administration Through the Twentieth Century

Simon Chesterman

in You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199263486
eISBN:
9780191600999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263485.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite the conceit that transitional administration was invented in the 1990s, much can be learned concerning the development of an institutional capacity to administer territory from examining the ... More


Trusteeship as an Institution of International Society

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Starts by pointing out that if the Berlin and Brussels Acts and the experience of the Congo Free State (as discussed in the last chapter) are understood as representing the internationalization of ... More


Colonialism and Trusteeship Redux? Imperial Connections, Historical Evolution, and Legitimation in the ‘Post-Colonial’ Era

Ralph Wilde

in International Territorial Administration: How Trusteeship and the Civilizing Mission Never Went Away

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199274321
eISBN:
9780191706486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274321.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Are colonialism and trusteeship ‘back’, albeit in some modified form, with ITA? To what extent do contemporary ITA missions mirror their colonial precursors? What normative distinction subsists ... More


Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

William Bain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The international administration of troubled states—whether in Bosnia, Kosovo, or East Timor—has seen a return to the principle of trusteeship: i.e. situations in which some form of international ... More


Supranational Delegation and National Parliamentary Scrutiny since the 1970s

Peter L. Lindseth

in Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390148
eISBN:
9780199866397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390148.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the final element of the convergence of European public law around the legitimating structures and normative principles of the postwar constitutional settlement: national ... More


Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

D. K. Fieldhouse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199540839
eISBN:
9780191713507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Middle East History

The term ‘Fertile Crescent’ is commonly used to refer to the group of territories extending around the Rivers Tigris and Euphrates. In this book, it is assumed to consist of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, ... More


The United States, World War I, and the End of the Ottoman Empire, 1908–1921

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 8 analyzes the culmination of the Eastern Question by analyzing American reactions to the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1917 and President Woodrow Wilson’s failed plans for an American mandate ... More


Halls of Justice

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/9780199855612.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at climax of the 1960s apartheid debate. It focuses on the stakes of a case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that pitted the African Group against Pretoria. Beneath the ... More


Official Conspiracy Theories and the Wagers of Genius

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the emergence of a conspiracy-thinking culture in the postwar British imperial state. As intelligence agents from the Middle East slipped into administrative roles in the ... More


Rules of the Game

Susan Pedersen

in The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199570485
eISBN:
9780191773709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570485.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter describes how the mandates system was revived and took shape in the early 1920s. It shows how the League's first Secretary-General Sir Eric Drummond, League officials Philip Noel-Baker ... More


From Unfit Imperialists to Fellow Civilizers: German Colonial Officials on the Permanent Mandates Commission

Sean Andrew Wempe

in Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907211
eISBN:
9780190907242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907211.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the tenure of the League’s mandates system, several former German colonial officials rose to prominence in the League of Nations as “imperial experts.” The involvement of German colonial ... 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


Introduction: Guardians Assemble

Susan Pedersen

in The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199570485
eISBN:
9780191773709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570485.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This introductory chapter sketches the key institutions of the League of Nations and of the mandates system, established by the League Covenant. It describes the Swiss internationalist William ... More


A Question of Respectability: Colonial German Responses to the Treaty of Versailles and Colonial Guilt

Sean Andrew Wempe

in Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907211
eISBN:
9780190907242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907211.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 1 explores the demands for colonial restitution by the former officials, with particular emphasis on Heinrich Schnee, the last governor of German East Africa, and Theodor Seitz, the last ... More


Arab Self-Determination and the Rise of the Modern State

Malik R. Dahlan

in The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190909727
eISBN:
9780190943226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909727.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter covers Arab self-determination: as a wide Arab national self-determination movement that engages a worldview with the new international order imposed by WW1. It covers Arab Nationalism: ... More


The Juridical Expression of the Sacred Trust of Civilization (1971)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the principle of the sacred trust of civilization in nineteenth-century international law. The establishment of the principle of the sacred trust of civilization is strictly ... More


Transitional Foreign Administrations

Cécile Fabre

in Cosmopolitan Peace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198786245
eISBN:
9780191839092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786245.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Restitution, reparations, and punishment are all constituents of a justified peace. This chapter addresses the institutional question (though from a normative point of view) of which actors are prima ... More


Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Sean Andrew Wempe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907211
eISBN:
9780190907242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907211.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book addresses the various ways in which Colonial Germans attempted to cope with the loss of the German colonies after the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. The German colonial advocates who are the ... More


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