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Author Müller, Leos, 1962- author

Title Neutrality in world history / Leos Müller
Published London : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Themes in world history
Themes in world history.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: Why Neutrality?; Why Neutrality?; Arguments for Studying Neutrality; What Is Neutrality?; Is There a World History of Neutrality?; Territorial and Maritime Neutrality; Is Neutrality Possible?; Collective Security and Neutrality; Neutrality and International Relations Theory; Remarks to the Reader; Further Reading; 2. Birth of Maritime Neutrality: 1500-1650; Introduction; The Scramble for the Oceans, 1492-1522; Oceanic Claims and the Asian Political Order
Oceanic Claims and the European Political OrderHugo Grotius and Mare Liberum; Hugo Grotius and Neutrality: The Bellum Justum Doctrine; Neutral Flags: From Consolato to the Principle "Free Ship-Free Goods"; Conclusion; Further Reading; 3. Neutrality at Sea: 1650-1815; Introduction; International Relations after the Peace of Westphalia; Trade Wars and Naval Power; Mercantilism versus Free Trade; Asian World Order between 1600 and 1800; Practice of Maritime Neutrality, 1650-1720; Great Powers, the Rise of the Atlantic World and EighteenthCentury Neutrality
The American Revolutionary War and the League of Armed NeutralityThe Economy of Maritime Neutrality in the American Revolutionary War; Maritime Neutrality in the French Revolutionary Wars; The Case of the Ship Maria: Maritime Neutrality in a Total War; The Napoleonic Wars and the End of Maritime Neutrality, 1803-1815; Conclusion; Further Reading; 4. The Golden Age of Neutrality: 1814-1914; Introduction; The Vienna Congress and After; International Relations and Internationalism: Ideological Roots; Neutrality in the New World
The Crimean War and the Alabama Claims: Codification of International LawInternational Law, Internationalism and Peace Movements, 1840-1914; The Hague Peace Conferences, 1899 and 1907; Conclusion; Further Reading; 5. Neutrality in Trouble: 1914-2016; The First World War and Neutrality; The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and the League of Nations; Neutrality in the Second World War; Sweden, Switzerland and Ireland; After 1945: Neutrality and the United Nations; The Cold War and Neutrality; Decolonization of the World and the Non-Aligned Movement
The End of the Cold War and Expansions of the European Union and NATOConclusion; Further Reading; 6. Concluding Remarks: Neutrality in the Past, Present and Future; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 14, 2019)
Subject Neutrality -- History.
World politics -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315167468 (electronic bk.)
1351683063 (electronic bk.)
9781315167466 (electronic bk.)
9781351683067 (electronic bk.)