Outline Lecture Nov. 5
The Population Control Movement
Why did it take states so long to get behind the matter, and what was the problem
Development as a concept targeted mainly rural areas and their poor, backward
Consisted of co
Lecture Oct. 3, 2012
Question: Could the League system have stopped Hitler?
The tasks and challenges facing the League in the interwar period were massive
- Building institutions that reflected a broad commitment to international
cooperation as articulate
Outline Lecture Oct. 1, Minorities in Interwar Europe
Question: What kind of rights did the League seek to protect through the treaties
it enacted and tried to guarantee?
Are rights really universal or rather particular?
- Under the Old Regime, people wer
Outline Lecture Sept. 19, 2012
Nation-Building at the League of Nations
What kind of model for independence from occupation and/or other forms of alien
rule was established through the Iraqi case?
Wartime in the Middle East
- Allied powers seek to lure Ar
Outline Lecture Sept 17, 2012
The Wilsonian Moment
Wilson and others had never meant for self-determination to apply to the several ethnic
groups and non-Western people who suddenly showed up in Paris and claimed it
- In matters of race, Wilson was a man
Outline Lecture Oct. 15, 2012
The Nuremberg Trials
Were the Nuremberg Trials a failure or a success?
The trial of the major war criminals before the International Military Tribunail
IMT should be viewed in three different contexts:
- The political questio
HIST 137 Part 1
Dimensions of 19th century globalization
- readings for next week are going to be shifted
- the text books are essential - Mary Nolan
the 100 level of the course number is in the book, not required to read
- governing the world is the othe
HIST 137 Part 2
foundations of development, what it would look like in 2nd half of 20th century
background for this
mazower focuses on the political background - what decolonization meant for the un and
other intl organizations
george marshall - du
Study questions for final exam 137 Fall 2015
1. Contrast Samuel Moyns view on the history of human rights with that of Michael
Ignatieff. How do the Nuremberg Trials fit into either or both of these
interpretations? Use the way in which the IMT proceeded,
Outline Lecture Oct. 8
The League of Nations
What kind of new world did the delegates to the San Francisco Conference build?
We must build a new world Harry S. Truman, US President, addressing the conference
participants on April 25, 1945, by wire from Wa
Outline Sept. 12, 2012
The League of Nations
Why was a League necessary, and was it a success or a failure?
To end a war, and to start a new international order
- The US and Wilson become, for the first time, directly involved in European
Outline Lecture Oct. 24
National Interests and Non-State Actors in International Development Movements
How were political interests linked to health concerns in the example of WHO
Decolonization was the single greatest transfer of power in hist
Lecture Dec. 4, 2012 Trafficking
Given the nature of Transnational Organized Crime, what kind of solutions can we
envision for its prevention?
TOC is not new, but its increasing criminalization in the 20 th century and connection
Outline lecture Nov. 19, 2012
The Human Rights Surge of the 1970s: Amnesty International
Although Amnesty rose to prominence mostly in the 1970s, it was in fact very much
a child of the late 50s
- Despite the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 19
Lecture Oct. 10 The Bretton Woods System
Is the Bretton Woods System an economic or a political order?
Problems facing Europe and the world in 1945:
- Providing food, clothing, other necessities for relief and rehabilitation: task was
taken on my new UN a
Outline lecture Nov. 26, 2012
Europe as a Model for a Post-National World?
Does the process of European integration hint at the end of the nation-state?
The historical circumstances of European integration seem hard to replicate in
- By 1
Outline lecture Nov. 14 The Globalization of Human Rights
Historical background: the consequences of dtente and disillusion mean that
Human Rights became more universal than ever before
- Dtente: US-Soviet rapprochement; Sino-Soviet Split; Sino-US rapproc
Outline Lecture Nov. 7 The Grassroots of International Society
What was the relationship between international society and governments in the
case of the 1968 protests?
Historical background: by the 1960s, the cold war had ossified into a fiercely armed,
Outline Lecture Oct. 17
Human Rights in the Third World
Why was it difficult for Third-World countries even after decolonization to engage
with human rights problems?
The notion of the Third World
- Term first used by a French demographer in the early 195
Outline Lecture Nov. 28, 2012 - Interventionism and Its Discontents
What are the consequences of interventionism?
The end of the Cold War removed some of the potential for conflict between
superpowers caused by intervening in a third country
- The 1990s t
HIST 137 Study Guide
The Mandate Systemo Mazower
Definition- re-definition of Europes relations with the colonial
Issue of not wanting to be surrounded by lesser races
Wanting to maintain purity
America and Britain worried about awak