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Enlightened MetropolisConstructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855

Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855

Alexander M. Martin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605781
eISBN:
9780191750649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605781.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

It is a cliché that tsarist Russia had two rival capitals: St Petersburg, Russia’s ”window to Europe” and Moscow, the tradition-bound metropolis of the Orthodox heartland. Enlightened Metropolis ... More

Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey

Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey

Ryan Gingeras

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716020
eISBN:
9780191784279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716020.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book explores the history of organized crime in Turkey and the roles gangs and gangsters have played in the making of the Turkish state and Turkish politics. Turkey’s underworld, which has been ... More

Humanitarian ImperialismThe Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940

Amalia Ribi Forclaz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733034
eISBN:
9780191796999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733034.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Between the late 1880s and the onset of the Second World War, anti-slavery activism experienced a revival, with organizations in Britain, Italy, France, and Switzerland working together to fight the ... More

Independence DayMyth, Symbol, and the Creation of Modern Poland

Independence Day: Myth, Symbol, and the Creation of Modern Poland

M. B. B. Biskupski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658817
eISBN:
9780191744235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658817.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book is a discussion of how modern Poland was created by the application and manipulation of myths about its past, and the symbols that represented them. Its focus is on the era 1914–2008, and ... More

Labour at WarFrance and Britain 1914-1918

Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

John N. Horne

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This is a comparative study of national labour movements in France and Britain during the First World War. Historians of labour in this period have concentrated on pacifism, and on the post-war ... More

Making Minorities HistoryPopulation Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe

Making Minorities History: Population Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe

Matthew Frank

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199639441
eISBN:
9780191779060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639441.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book examines the various attempts made by European states over the course of the first half of the twentieth century, under the umbrella of international law and in the name of international ... More

Suicide in Nazi Germany

Suicide in Nazi Germany

Christian Goeschel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The Third Reich met its end in the spring of 1945 in an unparalleled wave of suicides. Hitler, Goebbels, Bormann, Himmler and later Göring all killed themselves. These deaths represent only the tip ... More

Under the VolcanoEmpire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Lucy Riall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

During the momentous events that shook Italy in 1860 as the nation was unified, there was a murderous riot in the Sicilian town of Bronte, on the slopes of Mount Etna. Thereafter, Bronte became a ... More

Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Elizabeth Harvey

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This is a study of social policy in Weimar Germany. The Weimar Republic gave German youth new social rights and a pledge of generous educational and welfare provision. Public social and welfare ... More

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