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political worlds, I was told that I should not sell myself as a diplomatic historian. Diplomatic history was definitely not in fashion at the time: it was typically seen as boring and elitist; it was the narrative history of high politics. Instead, I packaged my work as social history, claiming it was “new

In: Diplomatica
This political and diplomatic history of late nineteenth-century Afghanistan and its major ethnic groups lays bare how the ground was laid for the emergence of Afghanistan as a nation-state as well as for the implementation of schemes of modernization.
It describes how Amir Sher ‘Ali Khan and, more fully, Amir ‘Abd al-Rahman Khan for the first time consolidated the authority of the central government at the expense of the traditional autonomous local magnates, and thus managed to organize a centralized monarchical state and extend its direct rule thoughout Afghanistan.
They did so in the days of what has become known as The Great Game for the mastery of Central Asian states. Although The Great Game resulted in the reduction of Afghanistan in size, it also led to the clear demarcation of its boundaries in accordance with international agreements.

field of U.S. diplomatic history. They include: Laura McEnaney, "He-Men and Christian Mothers: The America First Movement and the Gendered Meanings of Patriotism and Isolationism" (47-57); Emily S. Rosenbe...

In: The SHAFR Guide Online

," 1994, Diplomatic History re-centered gender in this 2012 issue, the outstanding collection of essays and commentaries from well-known scholars show how the subfield continues to diversify. Major articles...

In: The SHAFR Guide Online

U.S. diplomatic history. They include: Laura McEnaney, "He-Men and Christian Mothers: The America First Movement and the Gendered Meanings of Patriotism and Isolationism" (47-57); Emily S. Rosenberg, "...

In: The SHAFR Guide Online

a strong value of International Relations scholarship for the study of diplomatic history and diplomacy more generally. These insights not only help to shed light on the wisdom of practitioner claims regarding the utility of such practices, but may also serve as productive ways of changing diplomacy

In: Diplomatica

, traditional methods and “solutions” offer the only alternative for the overwhelming majority of the world’s blind and visually impaired population. The aim of this concluding article to the special issue is to showcase the potentials which the study of UN days may offer for writing new diplomatic histories

In: Diplomatica

Bibliographic entry in Chapter 4: United States Relations with Europe, 1815-1914 | The Diplomacy of the Civil War editorGraebner, Norman A.imprintIllinois: AHM Pub. Corp., 1978.annotationThis slim volume contains items relating to the Civil War.keywordsCivil War; diplomatic history; United States....

In: The SHAFR Guide Online

://history.state.gov/countries/archivesannotationHistorians seeking to learn about diplomatic archives and protocols for research outside the United States may visit here and search by country.keywordsDepartment of State; worldwide diplomatic history; archives...

In: The SHAFR Guide Online

challenges of a vast field, combining the challenges of traditional legal doctrine 31 , diplomatic history 32 and general legal history 33 . Similarly, the collected writings of H. Steiger 34 will continue to occupy a place of predilection for legal historians 35 .
 By contrast, the Oxford Handbook on the

In: Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis / Revue d'Histoire du Droit / The Legal History Review