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Absolute WarViolence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Mark Hewitson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787457
eISBN:
9780191829468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787457.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Wars have played a fundamental part in modern German history. Although infrequent, conflicts involving German states have usually been extensive and often catastrophic, constituting turning points ... More

The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

The Advent of Modern Capitalism in France, 1770–1840: The Contribution of Pierre-François Tubeuf

Gwynne Lewis

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228950
eISBN:
9780191678844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228950.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This story in this is book is about one of the most dynamic entrepreneurs in modern French history. The book examines Pierre-François Tubeuf's contribution to the development of industry in France. ... More

The Aesthetics of LossGerman Women's Art of the First World War

The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Claudia Siebrecht

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Aesthetics of Loss is a cultural history of German women’s art of the First World War that locates their rich visual testimony in the context of the civilian experience of war and ... More

After HitlerRecivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Konrad H. Jarausch

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book deals with the transformation of Germany after the Second World War and the Holocaust into a Western, democratic, and therefore civilized country. It proceeds in three stages, beginning ... More

After the ExpulsionWest Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

Pertti Ahonen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book connects two central problems encountered by the Federal Republic of Germany prior to reunification in 1990, both of them rooted in the Second World War. Domestically, the country had to ... More

After the FallGerman Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Thomas J. Laub

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

After signing an armistice agreement on 22 June 1940, Adolf Hitler placed the German army in charge of occupied France and ordered the military government to supervise the Vichy regime and maintain ... More

All this is your WorldSoviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

All this is your World: Soviet Tourism at Home and Abroad after Stalin

Anne E. Gorsuch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609949
eISBN:
9780191731853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609949.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the Khrushchev era, Soviet citizens were newly encouraged to imagine themselves exploring the medieval towers of Tallinn’s Old Town, relaxing on the Romanian Black Sea coast, even climbing the ... More

AmnesiopolisModernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Eli Rubin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732266
eISBN:
9780191796579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book explores the construction of Marzahn, the largest prefabricated housing project in East Germany, built on the outskirts of East Berlin in the 1970s and 1980s, and touted by the regime as ... More

Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Jill Edwards

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the formulation of British and American policy between 1945 and 1955 towards one of the most hated regimes of the twentieth century. The Franco question, though apparently not of ... More

Approaching an Auschwitz SurvivorHolocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Jürgen Matthäus (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195389159
eISBN:
9780199866694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389159.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

Presenting a new departure on Holocaust testimony, this book combines analytical reflections by scholars from different backgrounds on the post-war memories of one survivor, Helen “Zippi” Tichauer. ... More

Arguing about EmpireImperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956

Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956

Martin Thomas and Richard Toye

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198749196
eISBN:
9780191813382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749196.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book analyses the most divisive arguments about empire between Europe’s two leading colonial powers from the age of high imperialism to the post-war era of decolonization. Focusing on the ... More

Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

William Doyle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since time immemorial Europe had been dominated by nobles and nobilities. In the 18th century their power seemed better entrenched than ever. But in 1790 the French revolutionaries made a determined ... More

Backing HitlerConsent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Robert Gellately

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205609
eISBN:
9780191676697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205609.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Nazis never won a majority in free elections, but soon after Hitler took power most Germans turned away from democracy and backed the Nazi regime. Hitler was able to win growing support even as ... More

The BalkansRevolution, War, and Political Violence since 1878

The Balkans: Revolution, War, and Political Violence since 1878

Mark Biondich

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199299058
eISBN:
9780191725074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299058.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Balkans have long served as a place of encounters among different peoples, religions, and civilizations, resulting in a rich cultural tapestry and mosaic of nationalities. But the Balkans have ... More

Barbed Wire DiplomacyBritain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Neville Wylie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines how the United Kingdom government went about protecting the interests, lives, and well‐being of its prisoners of war (POWs) in Nazi Germany between 1939 and 1945. The comparatively ... More

Battle for the CastleThe Myth of Czechoslavakia in Europe 1914-1948

Battle for the Castle: The Myth of Czechoslavakia in Europe 1914-1948

Andrea Orzoff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195367812
eISBN:
9780199867592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367812.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since 1918, Czechoslovakia has been known as East–Central Europe's most devoted democracy, an outpost of Western values in the East. While the country has had a more democratic experience than its ... More

Becoming AustriansJews and Culture between the World Wars

Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars

Lisa Silverman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199794843
eISBN:
9780199950072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794843.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The collapse of Austria-Hungary in 1918 left all Austrians in a state of political, social, and economic turmoil, but Jews in particular found their lives shaken to the core. Although Jews’ former ... More

Before the NationMuslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Nicholas Doumanis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The Greek Christians expelled from Anatolia between 1912 and 1924 often spoke about earlier times when they ‘lived well with the Turks’. They yearned for the days when they worked and drank coffee ... More

Behind the Berlin WallEast Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Patrick Major

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Few historical changes occur literally overnight, but on 13 August 1961 18 million East Germans awoke to find themselves walled in by an edifice which was to become synonymous with the Cold War: the ... More

Being SovietIdentity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Timothy Johnston

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

‘Being Soviet’ takes a refreshing and innovative approach to the crucial years between 1939 and 1953 in the USSR. It addresses two of the key recent debates concerning Stalinism. It answers the ... More

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