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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...

Modelling conflict dynamics

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Like the board and pieces in chess, the map and counters in a wargame are useless without clear rules to specify how players may use the components to contend for victory. It is here where wargame design departs most clearly from...

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...

Designing the components

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Is wargame design an art or a science? It certainly has scientific elements, such as the fact that the entire physical system (map, counters and rules) could be expressed if desired in purely mathematical terms, and could be programmed...

Educational utility

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The most important function of wargames is to convey a vicarious understanding of some of the strategic and tactical dynamics associated with real military operations. Besides learning about the force, space and time relationships...

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...

Tales of Im/mobility

Philosophy of History : Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Writing towards the end of the twentieth century, Giorgio Agamben argued in ‘Beyond Human Rights’ that ‘the refugee is perhaps the only thinkable figure for the people of our time and the only category in which one may see today … the forms...

VI The United Kingdom Government Split on the Issue of Accession to the Genocide Convention, 1949–53 (nos. 170–194)

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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...As the UN debates on the draft Genocide Convention in 1947 and 1948 had showed, the UK government was particularly concerned about so-called colonial application clause. This issue was front and central when it came to a decision...

XII The Lonely Voice of Raphael Lemkin, 1949–59 (nos. 353–365)

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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...To separate Raphael Lemkin a scholar and individual from Lemkin a lobbyist and schemer is next to impossible. This section features a selection of documents that show Lemkin’s many sides, first and foremost the human. After all, the power...

Knowledge as aid

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...We tend to assume that international aid programmes, whether for ad hoc relief or long-term rehabilitation, are top-down initiatives formulated by politicians, with the scientists, engineers, doctors and relief workers only stepping...