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Legitimate Authority and Extraterritorial Punishment

Alejandro Chehtman

in The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199603404
eISBN:
9780191725173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603404.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a theory of legitimate authority to try offenders. It applies Joseph Raz's service conception of authority to the question of what conditions a given body should meet in order ... More


Supplementary Roman Sources of the Seventh Century I

James Howard‐Johnston

in Witnesses to a World Crisis: Historians and Histories of the Middle East in the Seventh Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199208593
eISBN:
9780191594182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208593.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The reader is taken on a tour of Asia Minor and the western territories of the east Roman empire, beginning and ending in Constantinople, and is introduced to a varied set of local historical ... More


Rise of the Stalinist Superiority Complex

Michael David-Fox

in Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921–1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces Soviet cultural diplomacy through three radically divergent periods: the mid-1930s height of the Popular Front, the Great Terror and show trials from 1936–38, and the Nazi-Soviet ... More


Telling Lies, Making Truth

Melissa Feinberg

in Curtain of Lies: The Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644611
eISBN:
9780190693527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644611.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the political function of show trials in Eastern Europe. It argues that while show trials told lies, their primary purpose was to reveal new truths about the Cold War world to ... More


Art and Revolution: The Soviet Union

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the fraught relationship between art and revolution in light of three distinct attempts to realize the total work of art in the name of the revolution: the mass festivals of the ... More


Crime and Punishment

Matthew Taunton

in Red Britain: The Russian Revolution in Mid-Century Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198817710
eISBN:
9780191859175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817710.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

Marxist predictions that in a Communist society crime would cease to exist were not borne out in the Soviet Union, leading G. K. Chesterton to quip that ‘the Socialists used to say that “under ... More


"Lift Up Your Head"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Free Officers' political agenda for their revolution. The officers' revolution was supposed to be only temporary, but they ended up overturning the liberal order in an ... More


The Yonzon Hamba and the Center Counterrevolutionary Group

Christopher Kaplonski

in The Lama Question: Violence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838560
eISBN:
9780824869663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838560.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The final technology of exception saw a shift to physical violence and mass killings. Rather than a measure that was adopted for its efficacy, political violence was turned to almost as an admission ... More


Extraordinary Tribunals in Modern Egypt: A Genealogy

Yoram Meital

in Revolutionary Justice: Special Courts and the Formation of Republican Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600839
eISBN:
9780190633769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600839.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter discusses the genealogy of special courts in Egypt. It shows that while special tribunals were widely used since their introduction as part of the modern legal reform in the 1880s, their ... More


Trials

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is on the extensive legal probes and subsequent trials from 2007 in response to alleged attempts towards a military takeover in Turkey, coupled with claims of a ‘deep state’ in the midst ... More


Truths and Delusions: The Cold War in Les Mandarins

William Cloonan

in Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This novel chronicles French intellectuals’ initial elation at the end of the Occupation and then their rapid disillusionment at the lack of meaningful change after the war. It also addresses their ... More


Performance (Reach Sambath, Public Affairs, and “Justice Trouble”)

Alexander Laban Hinton

in The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820949
eISBN:
9780191860607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820949.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 5 shifts from aesthetics to performativity, even as the two are intertwined. Just as the parties came together at Tuol Sleng in a performance of transitional justice and law, one that seemed ... More


Revolutionary Justice: Special Courts and the Formation of Republican Egypt

Yoram Meital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600839
eISBN:
9780190633769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600839.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Revolutionary Justice narrates the power struggle between the Free Officers and their adversaries in the aftermath of Egypt’s July Revolution of 1952 by studying trials held at the Revolution’s Court ... More


Epilogue: A Vitality and Validity of Its Own

Minkah Makalani

in In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835043
eISBN:
9781469602516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869161_makalani.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the year 1958, when seventy-year-old Cyril Briggs sat before the U.S. House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), under subpoena to answer questions about his Communist ... More


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