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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

Better Active than Radioactive!Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Better Active than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Andrew S. Tompkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779056
eISBN:
9780191826207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779056.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

During the 1970s, hundreds of thousands across Western Europe protested against civil nuclear energy. Nowhere were they more visible than in France and Germany—two countries where environmentalism ... More

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

Crimea in War and Transformation

Crimea in War and Transformation

Mara Kozelsky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190644710
eISBN:
9780190644741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644710.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Crimea in War and Transformation examines the capacity of violence to permanently alter peoples and spaces.The war named for Crimea began as a border dispute between Russia and the Ottoman Empires in ... More

Dachau and the SSA Schooling in Violence

Dachau and the SS: A Schooling in Violence

Christopher Dillon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199656523
eISBN:
9780191757709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656523.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Dachau was the most enduring and important of the concentration camps set up in the first months of Hitler’s rule. It was a bastion of the Nazi ‘revolution’ and a key springboard for the ascent of ... More

Empires at War1911-1923

Empires at War: 1911-1923

Robert Gerwarth and Erez Manela (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702511
eISBN:
9780191772207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702511.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

This book reframes the Great War as a global war among empires, rather than a European war among nation-states. It expands the history of the war both in time and in space. First, this book shows how ... More

German Resistance against HitlerThe Search for Allies Abroad 1938–1945

German Resistance against Hitler: The Search for Allies Abroad 1938–1945

Klemens von Klemperer

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205517
eISBN:
9780191676659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205517.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This study uncovers the beliefs and activities of numerous individuals who fought against Nazism within Germany, and traces their many efforts to forge alliances with Hitler’s opponents outside the ... More

Imperial ApocalypseThe Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire

Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire

Joshua A. Sanborn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199642052
eISBN:
9780191774492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642052.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Imperial Apocalypse describes the collapse of the Russian Empire during World War 1. Though the empire was not in serious threat of dissolution in 1914, by 1918 it had been reduced to its ... More

In Search of the MaquisRural Resistance in Southern France 1942-1944

In Search of the Maquis: Rural Resistance in Southern France 1942-1944

H. R. Kedward

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205784
eISBN:
9780191676796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205784.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This book is a study of the Maquis in southern France, the Resisters who took to the woods and hills in the struggle against the German Occupation in the Second World War. This detailed and ... More

Little SoldiersHow Soviet Children Went to War, 1941-1945

Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941-1945

Olga Kucherenko

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199585557
eISBN:
9780191725043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585557.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Germany's war against the Soviet Union raised a small army of child-soldiers. Thousands of those below the enlistment age served with regular and paramilitary formations, even though they were not ... More

Military Culture and Popular Patriotism in Late Imperial Austria

Military Culture and Popular Patriotism in Late Imperial Austria

Laurence Cole

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199672042
eISBN:
9780191757693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672042.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The book examines the interplay between popular patriotism and military culture in late imperial Austria (the western half of Austria-Hungary). For the period from the mid-nineteenth century to the ... More

The People's WarsHistories of Violence in the German Lands, 1820-1888

The People's Wars: Histories of Violence in the German Lands, 1820-1888

Mark Hewitson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199564262
eISBN:
9780191799938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564262.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

How did ministers, journalists, academics, artists, and subjects in the German lands imagine war during the nineteenth century? The Napoleonic Wars had been the bloodiest in Europe’s history, ... More

A Progressive Occupation?The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Michael P.M. Finch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

On the eve of the 20th century Joseph Gallieni and Hubert Lyautey claimed to have devised a new approach to the consolidation of colonial acquisitions. Their method emphasized the primacy of ... More

Purging the EmpireMass Expulsions in Germany, 1871–1914

Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871–1914

Matthew P. Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198725787
eISBN:
9780191792786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725787.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

While the fate of minorities under Nazism is well known, the earlier expulsions of Germany’s unwanted residents are less well understood. Against a backdrop of raging public debate, and numerous ... More

Stalin and EuropeImitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Timothy Snyder and Ray Brandon (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The Soviet Union was the largest state in the world, but its repressive power and terrible ambition were on display most clearly in Europe. Under the leadership of Joseph Stalin, from 1928 to 1953, ... More

War in PeaceParamilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

Robert Gerwarth and John Horne (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654918
eISBN:
9780191744273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654918.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The First World War did not end in November 1918. In Russia and Eastern Europe it finished up to a year earlier, and both there and elsewhere in Europe it triggered conflicts that lasted until 1923. ... More

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