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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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Bodley, Sir Thomas (1545–1613), scholar, diplomat, and founder of the Bodleian Library, Oxford

W. H. Clennell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 3874 words.

Bodley, Sir Thomas (1545–1613), scholar, diplomat, and founder of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, was born on 2 March 1545 in a house on the corner of High Street and Gandy Street, Exeter,...

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Bateman [Norwich], William (c. 1298–1355), diplomat, founder of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and bishop of Norwich

Roy Martin Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2167 words.

Bateman [Norwich], William (c. 1298–1355), diplomat, founder of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and bishop of Norwich, was probably born in Norwich (from which he was sometimes named), the third...

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‘What Would Hasan Al-Banna Do?: Modern (Re-)Interpretations of the Brotherhood’s Founding Discourse’1

Carrie Rosefsky Wickham.

in The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe

January 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 3035 words.

This chapter shows that Hasan al-Banna is still an icon in the Muslim Brotherhood and that everybody refers to the founder of the MB, even if many of the present leaders do not follow his...

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Epilogue: Brown, management inheritance and new moves to reform

Lewis Minkin.

in The Blair Supremacy

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 21863 words.

A central theme of this epilogue chapter is that in spite of Brown’s search for new trust as Leader, there were marked continuities in the party managerial process, and the heritage of...

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Saudi Arabia

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 2179 words.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is governed by a monarchy headed by descendants of the kingdom's founder, Abd al-Aziz ibn

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Weber, Max (1864–1920)

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 822 words.

Although Max Weber is regarded as one of the founders of twentieth-century sociology, his university appointments were all in political

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Hope and Heroic Action: Rousseau, Paoli, Kosciuszko, and the Republican Tradition of War

Karma Nabulsi.

in Traditions of War

October 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 29547 words.

This is the third of three chapters on the three traditions of war, and introduces the republican tradition, which is represented partially through the writings of Jean Jacques Rousseau,...

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GRIT at Panmunjom?

Walter C. Clemens.

in North Korea and the World

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8003 words.

This chapter focuses on “GRIT”—the strategy of graduated reciprocation in tension-reduction proposed by psychologist Charles E. Osgood. Throughout the chapter, Clemens works to examine...

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Globalizing the American Legal Missionary

Jedidiah J. Kroncke.

in The Futility of Law and Development

February 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7077 words.

The Conclusion details the global expansion of American foreign reform work after 1949 and its repetition of the same intransigent cycle of failure and optimism established in earlier...

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Nigerian Preachers (2006–2008)

Michael Nwankpa.

in The Boko Haram Reader

July 2018; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 1552 words.

This chapter provides a historical background to Boko Haram’s insurgency by discussing its theological rationale and argument. Particularly, it focuses on the last three years before Boko...

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The Reception of Chinese Law in Revolutionary America

Jedidiah J. Kroncke.

in The Futility of Law and Development

February 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 6480 words.

Chapter 1 places the early American view of China and Chinese law in the context of the pre-modern European experience. It emphasizes how Chinese law held a place of esteem during the...

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The United Nations

William Keylor.

in International Relations

P ublished online March 2011 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 5345 words.

The United Nations (UN) organization that was created at the end of World War II was the product of a firm commitment by the victorious powers in that conflict to establish an international...

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The United Nations

William Keylor.

in International Relations

P ublished online March 2011 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 5345 words.

The United Nations (UN) organization that was created at the end of World War II was the product of a firm commitment by the victorious powers in that conflict to establish an international...

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Moshe Sharett

Gabriel Sheffer.

July 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 1082 pages.

Moshe Sharett, Israel's second Prime Minister from 1953–5, its Foreign Minister from 1948–56, and one of the founders of the State of Israel, was at the centre of events in Israel and the...

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Decoding Al-Qaeda's Strategy

Michael Ryan.

August 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 368 pages.

This book provides an effective framework for analyzing al-Qaeda's plans against America and encourages strategists and researchers to devote greater attention to jihadi ideas rather than...

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Is India, or Will It Be, a Responsible International Stakeholder?

Xenia Dormandy.

in Global Powers in the 21st Century

August 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 5609 words.

This chapter examines whether India has the potential to emerge as a responsible player in the global context. The United States is searching for a strategic partner to realize its regional...

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West African Islamic State (2015–16)

Michael Nwankpa.

in The Boko Haram Reader

July 2018; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 2427 words.

Part five of the book presents the current state of Boko Haram as the Islamic State’s official affiliate in West Africa, showing a clear trajectory in the transformation of Boko Haram...

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The English and Chinese Schools of International Relations: Comparisons and Lessons

Jiangli Wang and Barry Buzan.

in The Chinese Journal of International Politics

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations. 22308 words.

This article compares the academic histories of the so-called ‘Chinese School’ and the English School in the six dimensions of origin, founders, and organization; naming; context;...

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The Wolfe Tone Society and the Communists

Matt Treacy.

in The IRA 1956-69

April 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 11929 words.

Cathal Goulding and those close to him after 1962 quickly came to the conclusion that Sinn Féin by itself was not an adequate vehicle for their political ambitions. Instead, they decided to...

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The year 1966 and the revival of the IRA ‘threat’

Matt Treacy.

in The IRA 1956-69

April 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 15488 words.

The Dáil passed the Anglo-Irish Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on January 7, 1966 by 66 votes to 19. The Labour Party opposed the measure and Fine Gael abstained. The Wolfe Tone Society...

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