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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

The Birth of the New JusticeThe Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

The Birth of the New Justice: The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Mark Lewis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660285
eISBN:
9780191757716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660285.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Birth of the New Justice explains the history of plans for ad hoc and permanent international criminal courts and new international criminal laws to repress aggressive war, war ... 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

Customary Law in HungaryCourts, Texts, and the Tripartitum

Customary Law in Hungary: Courts, Texts, and the Tripartitum

Martyn Rady

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198743910
eISBN:
9780191803871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743910.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This is a comprehensive treatment of the history of customary law in Hungary, from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries. Hungary’s customary law was described by Stephen Werbőczy in 1517 in the ... More

The Death of the KPDCommunism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

Patrick Major

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Why was the West German Communist Party banned in 1956, only 11 years after it had emerged from Nazi persecution? Although politically weak, the post-war party was in ... More

Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Milos Kovic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

It is a commonplace in biographies of Disraeli (later Lord Beaconsfield) that his attitude to the East and the Eastern Question is essential for understanding his complex persona and the most crucial ... More

Empire in the HeimatColonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Willeke Sandler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

With the end of the First World War, Germany became a “postcolonial” power. The Treaty of Versailles in 1919 transformed Germany’s overseas colonies in Africa and the Pacific into League of Nations ... More

The Fall of TsarismUntold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Semion Lyandres

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Russian Revolution of February 1917 was a defining event of the twentieth-century. In nine short days, the centuries-old tsarist regime was overthrown and a chain of events was set in motion that ... More

The German Myth of the East1800 to the Present

The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present

Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546312
eISBN:
9780191720338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546312.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Over the last two centuries and up to the present day, Eastern Europe's lands and peoples have conjured up a complex mixture of fascination, anxiety, promise, and peril for Germans looking eastwards. ... More

The Global ChancellorHelmut Schmidt and the Reshaping of the International Order

The Global Chancellor: Helmut Schmidt and the Reshaping of the International Order

Kristina Spohr

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198747796
eISBN:
9780191810695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747796.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Helmut Schmidt is the neglected chancellor of modern German history, overshadowed by ‘the greats’—Bismarck, Adenauer, Brandt, and Kohl. This book retrieves Schmidt’s true significance as a pivotal ... More

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