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A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

Peter M. R. Stirk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748675999
eISBN:
9781474418676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This is the first comprehensive comparative historical survey of military occupation from 1792 to 1914. Then as now military occupation engendered great passion, testing loyalty to community, ... More

The Legacy of IraqFrom the 2003 War to the 'Islamic State'

The Legacy of Iraq: From the 2003 War to the 'Islamic State'

Benjamin Isakhan (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696161
eISBN:
9781474416177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696161.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book critically reflects on the failure of the 2003 intervention to turn Iraq into a liberal democracy, underpinned by free-market capitalism, its citizens free to live in peace and prosperity. ... More

The Politics of Slavery

The Politics of Slavery

Laura Brace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401142
eISBN:
9781474445122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401142.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book asks what it means to describe someone as a slave and explores the political dimensions of that question. It argues against the search for a transhistorical and timeless definition of ... More

Post-Liberal Peace TransitionsBetween Peace Formation and State Formation

Post-Liberal Peace Transitions: Between Peace Formation and State Formation

Oliver P. Richmond and Sandra Pogodda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402170
eISBN:
9781474418720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Why is it that states emerging from intervention, peacebuilding and statebuilding over the last 25 years appear to be ‘failed by design’? This book explores the interplay of local peace agency with ... More

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