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28 Only rarely were nations which had been selected for colonization able to offer effective resistance, as in the case of Ethiopia in 1896 when Emperor Menelik’s forces humiliated the Italians in the battle of Adwa. The fate of China offers an illuminating example. 30 The anti-foreign spirit in China in response to Western intervention in the distracted Empire resulted in the famous Boxer rebellion. The Boxers, known in China as ‘Patriotic Harmonious Fists’, found official support for their ‘China for the Chinese’ objective.
56 The scope of international law The process of change in international law from a system of coordination of the international intercourse of mainly European states in limited areas, such as diplomatic relations and war, to a universal system of cooperation in numerous fields between quite different entities reflects the advances of natural sciences and technology,57 increasing global economic and political interdependence and the need to address problems which can no longer be properly dealt with within a national framework, such as in the fields of communications, international trade, economics and finance, environment and development, or the massive problem of refugee flows.
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