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Pre-1914 Administrative Boundaries and the Birth of Yugoslavia

Ana S. Trbovich

in A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333435
eISBN:
9780199868834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333435.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The legal aspects of the Yugoslav wars center around one key question: Can internal administrative boundaries serve as a legal basis for secession? This chapter analyzes the territorial division of ... More


Introduction: The Lands of the Britons

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The chapter considers the different senses of ‘Britain’. ‘the Britons’, ‘the Welsh’, and ‘Cymry’ in the early medieval period. It also surveys the lands that remained British up to c. 600. These ... More


Introduction

David Eastwood

in Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

One of the peculiarities of the recent historiography of the late Hanoverian period is its tendency to underestimate both the vitality and political significance of English provincialism. In a ... More


Land and people, c. 1926

Desmond A. Gillmor

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The establishment of an international boundary between the newly independent Irish Free State and Northern Ireland, which remained part of the United Kingdom, was the most important territorial ... More


Boundaries

John Finnis

in Human Rights and Common Good: Collected Essays Volume III

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580071
eISBN:
9780191729393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580071.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is a response to Richard Tuck's paper on making and unmaking boundaries in a natural law perspective. It vindicates (in principle) the establishing of colonial territories, with ... More


Wasteland Historicity

Joshua O. Reno

in Waste Away: Working and Living with a North American Landfill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288935
eISBN:
9780520963771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288935.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter asks how Harrison, a sparsely populated Michigan township, ended up with two landfills filled with the wastes of distant locales like Toronto. It argues that the answer lies not only in ... More


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