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Self-determination and history in the third world

Gordon, David C.

Self-determination and history in the third world

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Africa, North
    • Subjects:
    • Historiography.,
    • Middle East -- Historiography.,
    • Africa, North -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 195-205.

      Statement[by] David C. Gordon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS37.4 .G67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination219 p.
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5220791M
      ISBN 100691030871
      LC Control Number75141951


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To demonstrate this, David Gordon brings together, interprets, and synthesizes the thought of contemporary Arab historiographers. Originally published in The.

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Highly detailed in its treatment of the subject, this volume looks at recent events, such as the atrocities in the former Yugoslavia, and provides the reader with significant clarification of the legal issues involved.

The “North” is a group of developed, industrialized, and technologically advanced states, often known as the First World, and the “South” represents developing, least developed, and technologically impoverished states, also called the Third World.

International relations are littered with conflicts of interest between these two by: 2. About Joseph Massad. Joseph Massad is professor of modern Arab politics and intellectual history at Columbia University.

He is the author of Colonial Effects: The Making of National Identity in Jordan, The Persistence of the Palestinian Question, and Desiring Arabs, which won the Lionel Trilling Book most recent book is Islam in Liberalism (University of Chicago Press, ).

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Summary v Preface ix 1 Introduction 1 2 A History of the Self-Determination Concept 3 3 The Rise of Contemporary Self-Determination Movements 5 4 The Self-Determination Principle: Legal Definitions and Obligations 8 5 A Specific Case: The Crisis in Chechnya 11 6 U.S.

Interests and Possible Policy Options 13 7 Conclusion 18 About the Author 19 About the Institute.