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 Woodrow Wilson: Presbyterian Statesman

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

His contemporaries, subsequent historians and biographers, and Woodrow Wilson himself have all agreed that his religious convictions are crucial to understanding the Democrat’s political thought and ... 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


Distant Frontiers: Peacemaking in the East

Lord Bullock and William Deakin

in The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221142
eISBN:
9780191678417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221142.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The peace treaties with the other defeated belligerents were slowly but steadily concluded over the succeeding months: with Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey. While for the ‘big three’ the ... More


The Soviet-Polish Peace of 1921 and the Creation of Interwar Europe

Jerzy Borzecki

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121216
eISBN:
9780300145014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121216.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Soviet–Polish peace treaty of 1921, also known as the “Riga peace,” ended the war of 1919–1920 and may be considered the most important Eastern European treaty of the interwar period. This book ... More


Peace Treaties in Interstate War

Tanisha M. Fazal

in Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719813
eISBN:
9781501719790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719813.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter investigates the declining use of peace treaties to conclude interstate war. The main argument of the chapter is that states have reacted to the proliferation of the laws of war by ... More


Defending the empire

KEITH JEFFERY

in Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239672
eISBN:
9780191719493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239672.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

In the immediate aftermath of the war, both as a confidante of the Prime Minister and as professional head of the army, Henry Wilson continued to play a central role in the policy-making process. He ... More


The Peace of Vervins

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Henry IV had sent Hurault de Maisse to Elizabeth I in November 1597 with instructions to press for a prompt and clear answer about joining him in dealing with the peace offers of Archduke Albert. He ... More


Peacekeeping at Home and Abroad

CHARLES L. H. COULSON

in Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208242
eISBN:
9780191716676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208242.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

However coloured by medieval (chiefly ecclesiastical) polemic, and by constitutionalists of a statist cast of mind misapplying the concepts of the modern nation, fortresses (castles in the original ... More


Peace Treaties in Civil War

Tanisha M. Fazal

in Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719813
eISBN:
9781501719790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719813.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter asks: why has the use of peace treaties to conclude civil wars increased in recent years? The main argument of the chapter is that the international community – which often provides ... More


Westphalia – A Paradigm? †: A Dialogue Between Law, Art, and the Philosophy of Science

Marcílio Toscano and Franca Filho

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

To many authors, the Westphalia Peace Treaties, negotiated in the aftermath of the Thirty Years' War (1618–48), were the first solemn statements of juridical equality between states, representing the ... More


The 1952 Treaty of Peace between China and Japan

Hans van de Ven

in Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804789660
eISBN:
9780804793117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789660.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

Van de Ven argues that the 1952 Peace Treaty between the Republic of China and Japan was less a peace treaty than one of a series of US-inspired treaties to contain communism in East Asia. It was ... More


The Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty

Norrin M. Ripsman

in Peacemaking from Above, Peace from Below: Ending Conflict between Regional Rivals

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702471
eISBN:
9781501704079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702471.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the Egyptian–Israeli peace treaty of 1979. The first part examines whether societal or statist strategies and motivations inspired the treaty between these longstanding ... More


Enforcement of Restitution of Cultural Heritage through Peace Agreements

Ana Vrdoljak

in Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680245
eISBN:
9780191760174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680245.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Peace agreements address the issue of cultural heritage in three ways: restitution and restoration of cultural heritage as reparations between existing states, post-conflict; cultural rights ... More


The Israeli-Jordanian Treaty

Norrin M. Ripsman

in Peacemaking from Above, Peace from Below: Ending Conflict between Regional Rivals

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702471
eISBN:
9781501704079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702471.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Israeli–Jordanian peace treaty of 1994. The parties engaged in peacemaking because of statist pressures: both Israel and Jordan faced greater regional threats than their ... More


Coercion as a Ground Affecting the Validity of Peace Treaties

Serena Forlati

in The Law of Treaties Beyond the Vienna Convention

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588916
eISBN:
9780191728938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588916.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The rule enshrined in Article 52 of the Vienna Convention is not a mere statement of principle: international practice confirms that it reflects a customary rule which, however, does not play a ... More


Enforcing Peace Agreements in Fragile States through Commitment Technologies

S. Mansoob Murshed and Philip Verwimp

in Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter models the instability of peace agreements, motivated by the empirical regularity with which peace agreements tend to break down following civil war. When war provides opportunities for ... More


Preliminary Peace Negotiations: Breakthrough

Jerzy Borzęcki

in The Soviet-Polish Peace of 1921 and the Creation of Interwar Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121216
eISBN:
9780300145014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121216.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the following events: the first confidential meeting between Ioffe and Dąbski; Polish territorial terms; the understanding of 5 October; General Żeligowski's capture of the ... More


Other Twentieth-Century Cases

Norrin M. Ripsman

in Peacemaking from Above, Peace from Below: Ending Conflict between Regional Rivals

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702471
eISBN:
9781501704079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702471.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides case overviews of all the remaining instances of regional rivalries that terminated in peace treaties during the twentieth century. Specifically, it examines the settlements ... More


A Negotiated Alliance

Thomas K. Robb and David James Gill

in Divided Allies: Strategic Cooperation against the Communist Threat in the Asia-Pacific during the Early Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741845
eISBN:
9781501741869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741845.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the Australia, New Zealand, and United States Security Treaty (ANZUS). United States policymakers increasingly recognized the importance of Japan in the Cold War. Indeed, the ... More


Early Discord

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the early postwar months, very little was achieved by way of implementing the Potsdam Agreement. Indeed, Ernest Bevin thought that the time had not yet come to take major political and ... More


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