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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Foreign Affairs Federalism in the United States

Ernest A. Young.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law

June 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Law and Politics. 8260 words.

Although the American Founders intended to centralize power over foreign affairs in the national government, the modern reality is considerably more complex. To be sure, the national...

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The Narcissism of Small Differences: Scotland and Westminster1

James Mitchell.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 8050 words.

Apart from issues of representation, the new Scottish Parliament resembles Westminster more than its founders had hoped. It was influenced by the same reform agenda that has animated...

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