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1889–1899: The Universal Peace Congresses, the Arms Race, and the Concert of Europe

PAUL LAITY

in The British Peace Movement 1870-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248353
eISBN:
9780191714672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248353.003.05
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1889, the Conservative government in Britain launched a new programme of military shipbuilding that would set off an arms race. In the same year, however, nearly seventy international congresses ... More


The Elihu Burritt Era: Pacifist Impact, January 1846–September 1848

Martin Ceadel

in The Origins of War Prevention: The British Peace Movement and International Relations 1730-1854

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226741
eISBN:
9780191678660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226741.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This period saw the peace movement take off: lifted by the support of an attentive public, it came to resemble a glider as it exploited the rising currents of anti-war feeling by launching two ... More


Quickening, August 1898–August 1914

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A quickened interest in the peace movement was sparked by The Tsar's Rescript of August 29, 1898 inviting other countries to a peace conference. Its ideas suddenly became prominent: the Hague ... More


The States System of Europe, 1640–1990: Peacemaking and the Conditions of International Stability

Andreas Osiander

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278870
eISBN:
9780191684258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278870.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the four major European peace congresses: Munster and Osnabrück (1644–1648), Utrecht (1712–1715), Vienna (1814–1815), and Paris (1919–1920) and shows how a prevailing consensus on ... More


Paradise Regained

Geoffrey Cantor

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the optimistic Christians who envisaged the Exhibition as the herald of a better world. The first section shows that the dispersion at Babel (Gen. 11:1‐9) was seen by ... More


The Peace Congress of Münster and Osnabrück (1643–1648) and the Westphalian Order (1648–1806)

Patrick Milton, Michael Axworthy, and Brendan Simms

in Towards A Westphalia for the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947897
eISBN:
9780190055912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947897.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter focuses on the Peace of Westphalia, a result of the first multilateral peace congress, which ended most of the numerous sets of conflict constituting the Thirty Years War (the ... More


Lessons for the Middle East: Peacemaking Mechanisms, Diplomatic Techniques and a New Regional Order

Patrick Milton, Michael Axworthy, and Brendan Simms

in Towards A Westphalia for the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190947897
eISBN:
9780190055912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947897.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The analogies and parallels outlined in the preceding chapter for the basis of the application of lessons from the Thirty Years War and the Peace of Westphalia to the Middle East. This chapter ... More


The Birth of Popular Front Pan-American Feminism

Katherine M. Marino

in Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649696
eISBN:
9781469649719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649696.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter charts the rise of Popular Front Pan-American feminism. Starting in the mid-1930s, this movement emphasized women’s social and economic, as well as civil and political rights, and allied ... More


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