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A history of the protection of regional cultural minorities in Europe : from the Edict of Nantes to the present day

Author: Antony Evelyn Alcock
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Antony Alcock recounts four stages in the history of regional cultural minority protection: protection of religious minorities and the rise of cultural nationalism before 1914;

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Evelyn Alcock
ISBN: 0312235569 9780312235567 0333652614 9780333652619
OCLC Number: 43945245
Description: xi, 279 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Protection of Minorities in Europe before the First World War --
From the Edict of Nantes to the French Revolution --
From the French Revolution to the First World War --
Analysis of measures for the protection of minorities in Eastern Europe --
Self-determination --
Effects of the Industrial Revolution --
Into the Night --
Minorities between the Wars --
The Paris Peace Conference --
Advanced attempts to solve minority problems --
Preparing for trouble --
Issues in the League system of minority protection --
Analysis of the League system of minority protection --
The Second World War --
and After, 1939-47 --
Territorial changes and population movements --
From League of Nations to United Nations --
The Austro-Italian Agreement on South Tyrol --
Heads (Mostly) in the Sand, 1948-72 --
The United Nations --
The first ten years --
The Council of Europe --
Collapse --
Renaissance in the West, 1972-99 --
Developments in states --
International organisations --
Eastern Europe --
The CSCE/OSCE --
Individual minority problems --
No Lessons Learned --
Western Europe: freedom of movement versus defence of the homeland --
Southern and Eastern Europe: ethnic cleansing --
Linguistic and Religious Minorities in Europe --
Accessions to the Council of Europe's European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages (1992) and the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (1994) --
Maps of Minorities.
Responsibility: Antony Alcock.
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...an earnest, solid, informative book that suggests further important avenues of historical and comparative research... "International History Review"

 
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