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The Colditz MythBritish and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

The Colditz Myth: British and Commonwealth Prisoners of War in Nazi Germany

S. P. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203079
eISBN:
9780191695469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203079.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Though only one among hundreds of prison camps in which British servicemen were held between 1939 and 1945, Colditz enjoys unparalleled name recognition both in Britain and in other parts of the ... More

Collect and Record!Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Laura Jockusch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This book tells the story of Jewish survivors who pioneered Holocaust research in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Just liberated from Nazi terror, amidst political turmoil and privation, ... More

The Coming of the First World War

The Coming of the First World War

R. J. W. Evans and Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann (eds)

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book makes two distinctive contributions to one of the most fundamental debates in modern European history. First, it presents readable and judicious accounts of the events and decisions ... More

Commemorating the HolocaustThe Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy

Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy

Rebecca Clifford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679812
eISBN:
9780191759987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679812.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

In the 1990s and 2000s, as Europe experienced a slow transition out of the Cold War, many states began to recraft official readings of the Second World War. The Holocaust, and its meaning in ... More

Communism and NationalismKarl Marx versus Friedrich List

Communism and Nationalism: Karl Marx versus Friedrich List

Roman Szporluk

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195051032
eISBN:
9780199854417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195051032.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Three years before publication of the Communist Manifesto Karl Marx began work on a critique of a movement that was gaining popularity as a challenge to capitalism—nationalism, as put forth by the ... More

Communism UnwrappedConsumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Paulina Bren and Mary Neuburger (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book is a collection of essays that unwraps the complex world of consumption under communism in postwar Eastern Europe. Its editors have carefully compiled, analyzed, and contextualized new work ... More

The Conservative Human Rights RevolutionEuropean Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention

The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention

Marco Duranti

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199811380
eISBN:
9780190638689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811380.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study radically reinterprets the origins of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), arguing that conservatives conceived of the treaty not only as a means of containing communism and ... More

Courtroom to Revolutionary StagePerformance and Ideology in Weimar Political Trials

Courtroom to Revolutionary Stage: Performance and Ideology in Weimar Political Trials

Henning Grunwald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609048
eISBN:
9780191744280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609048.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

What role did the courts play in the demise of Germany's first democracy and Hitler's rise to power? This book challenges the orthodox interpretation of Weimar political justice. It argues that an ... More

Crime, Police, and Penal PolicyEuropean Experiences 1750-1940

Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Clive Emsley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides a synthesis of recent research on the history of crime and criminal justice in Europe from the mid-18th to the mid-20th centuries. It tackles the subject chronologically, paying ... More

The Crimean TatarsFrom Soviet Genocide to Putin's Conquest

The Crimean Tatars: From Soviet Genocide to Putin's Conquest

Brian Glyn Williams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190494704
eISBN:
9780190494735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494704.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

The Russian annexation of the Crimea in March 2014 focused the world's attention on the Peninsula in ways not seen since the Crimean War. Thousands of Crimean Tatars clashed with pro-Russian ... More

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