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Author Berman, Nathaniel.
Title Passion and Ambivalence : Colonialism, Nationalism, and International Law.
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2011.

Subject Intervention (International law) -- History.
International law.
Nationalism.
Alt Name MacDonald, Euan.
Jouannet, Emmanuelle.
Description 1 online resource (474 pages)
Contents Acknowledgements; Author's Preface; A Critical Introduction; Part One Empire and the International; Chapter One In the Wake of Empire; Chapter Two. Intervention in a "Divided World": Axes of Legitimacy; Part Two Nationalist and Legal Passions: The Modernist Renewal of Internationalism; Chapter Three. "But the Alternative is Despair": European Nationalism and the Modernist Renewal of International Law; Chapter Four. Between "Alliance" and "Localization": Nationalism and the New Oscillationism; Chapter Five. The Nationality Decrees Case, or, of Intimacy and Consent.
Chapter Six. Beyond Colonialism and Nationalism? Ethiopia, Czechoslovakia, and "Peaceful Change"Part Three Of Law and Fantasy; Chapter Seven. Nationalism "Good" and "Bad": The Vicissitudes of an Obsession; Chapter Eight. Legalizing Jerusalem, or, of Law, Fantasy, and Faith; Part Four Ambivalence and Power; Chapter Nine. Imperial Ambivalences: Scenes from a Critical History of Internationalism; Index of Names.
Summary Tracing our current preoccupation with nationalist, ethnic, and religious conflict to the "cultural Modernist" revolutions of the early twentieth century, this volume draws on cultural studies, postcolonial theory, and psychoanalysis to offer a radical reinterpretation of contemporary international law's origins.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004210257 (electronic bk.)
9004210253 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 769927272
Additional Format Print version: Berman, Nathaniel. Passion and Ambivalence : Colonialism, Nationalism, and International Law. Leiden : BRILL, 2011 9789004210240