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An international language for all

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1938, at the height of India’s struggle for independence, Jawaharlal Nehru advocated the use of Basic English in India, a radically reduced language of 850 words which had been developed in the 1920s by the Cambridge academics Charles...

Antagonistic internationalists

David Brydan

David Brydan is a Lecturer at King’s College London, UK. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher on the Reluctant Internationalists project, and then Lecturer in Modern History at Birkbeck, University of London. His first book Franco’s Internationalists (2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In 1952, the head of the International Federation of Catholic Men, Jean le Cour Grandmaison, wrote an article on the relationship between Catholics and the new international system built around the United Nations (UN). The principle...

Afterword

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Some forty years ago, in 1980, Charles S. Maier published a devastating critique of the state of the art in the history of international relations. Once the pivot for the rise of history to become an academic discipline in its own right...

Student activists and international cooperation in a changing world, 1919–60

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Mentions of student activism inevitably conjure up images of 1968 – a year in which protests on university campuses across the world were often framed in internationalist terms. For studies that emphasize the internationalism of student...

Speaking the language of humanitarianism or ‘Speaking Bolshevik’

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Over the course of the First World War, the Ottoman/Russian borderlands became the site of a protracted refugee crisis. From 1914, violence on the Caucasus front uprooted populations on both sides of the imperial divide. By December, 20,000...

XII We Charge Genocide: The Campaign to Indict the United States for Racial Discrimination, 1951–52 (nos. 315–352)

Anton Weiss-Wendt

Anton Weiss-Wendt is Research Professor at the Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities in Oslo, Norway. His recent publications include Racial Science in Hitler's Europe, 1939-1945 (2013) and The Nazi Genocide of the Roma: Reassessment and Commemoration (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Documents on the Genocide Convention from the American, British, and Russian Archives : The Ideology of a Humanitarian Treaty, 1949–1988

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...One of the factors that precluded the United States from indicting the Soviet Union for genocide before the United Nations was potential countercharges (docs. 245, 254, 258, 270). Such charges were indeed filed, though not by the Communist...

VII The United States Delays Action on the Genocide Convention, 1949–62 (nos. 195–217)

Anton Weiss-Wendt

Anton Weiss-Wendt is Research Professor at the Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities in Oslo, Norway. His recent publications include Racial Science in Hitler's Europe, 1939-1945 (2013) and The Nazi Genocide of the Roma: Reassessment and Commemoration (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Documents on the Genocide Convention from the American, British, and Russian Archives : The Ideology of a Humanitarian Treaty, 1949–1988

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The continuous opposition of the United Kingdom to the Genocide Convention was nothing new. More unexpected perhaps was delayed action on ratification in the United States. In the spring of 1949 the US Embassy in Tel Aviv assessed the claim...

Yugoslav refugees and British relief workers in Italian and Egyptian refugee camps, 1944–6

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...The research for this chapter was made possible by the national project Refugees – A Never-Ending Story (J6-8249) and the national programme Slovene History (P6-0325). I am grateful to all my colleagues and the editors of this volume...

United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide: The Three Drafts, 1947–48

Documents on the Genocide Convention from the American, British, and Russian Archives : The Politics of International Humanitarian Law, 1933–1948

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...United Nations Secretariat Draft, June 26, 1947  UN Doc. E/447 Preamble The High Contracting Parties proclaim that Genocide, which is the intentional destruction of a group of human beings, defies universal...

Building a communist Tower of Babel

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In his memoir, Jack Murphy recalled his time as a delegate at the Second World Congress of the Communist International (Comintern), held in Moscow and Petrograd in 1920. Murphy emphasized a regret that in many ways came to define his...