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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

Between Heimat and HatredJews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Between Heimat and Hatred: Jews and the Right in Germany, 1871-1935

Philipp Nielsen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190930660
eISBN:
9780190930691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930660.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book studies German Jews involved in ventures that were from the beginning, or became increasingly, of the Right. Jewish agricultural settlement, Jews’ participation in the so-called Defense of ... More

Beyond the BarricadesGovernment and State-Building in Post-Revolutionary Prussia, 1848-1858

Beyond the Barricades: Government and State-Building in Post-Revolutionary Prussia, 1848-1858

Anna Ross

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198833826
eISBN:
9780191872204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833826.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Beyond the Barricades is an original study of government after the 1848–9 revolutions. It focuses on a number of conservative ministers in Prussia who sought to learn lessons from their experiences ... 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

Eternal DawnTurkey in the Age of Atatürk

Eternal Dawn: Turkey in the Age of Atatürk

Ryan Gingeras

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198791218
eISBN:
9780191833670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791218.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In the first years after its founding, the Republic of Turkey was widely praised as a model state governed by an enlightened elite. In contrast to the Soviet Union or Nazi Germany, Turkey was viewed ... 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

Franco's InternationalistsSocial Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

Franco's Internationalists: Social Experts and Spain's Search for Legitimacy

David Brydan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198834595
eISBN:
9780191872686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834595.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book tells the story of the experts who sold the idea of Franco’s ‘social state’. Despite the repression, violence, and social hardship which characterized Spanish life in the 1940s and 1950s, ... 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

The Great FearStalin's Terror of the 1930s

The Great Fear: Stalin's Terror of the 1930s

James Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199695768
eISBN:
9780191778971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695768.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Between the winter of 1936 and the autumn of 1938, approximately three-quarters of a million Soviet citizens were subject to summary execution. More than a million others were sentenced to lengthy ... More

The Lands BetweenConflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Alexander V. Prusin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The book traces the turbulent history of the borderlands that before World War constituted the frontier‐zones between the Austro‐Hungarian, German, and Russian empires and in the course of the ... More

Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Alastair Thompson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Although often viewed as ineffectual intellectuals, or a spent political force, Left Liberals had become the third largest party in German politics by 1914, and in the German Revolution of 1918–1919 ... More

On the Edge of DemocracyItaly, 1943-1948

On the Edge of Democracy: Italy, 1943-1948

Rosario Forlenza

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817444
eISBN:
9780191859045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817444.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book links the emergence of democracy in Italy after World War II to human experiences and the symbolic formation of meaning in a time of political and existential uncertainty. Between 1943 and ... More

Overture to RevolutionThe 1787 Assembly of Notables and the Crisis of France's Old Regime

Overture to Revolution: The 1787 Assembly of Notables and the Crisis of France's Old Regime

John Hardman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585779
eISBN:
9780191595325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585779.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Assembly of Notables which met between 22 February and 25 May 1787 was a major turning point in French, even world history: it was the first link in an unbroken chain which led to the French ... More

The Politics of PeaceA Global Cold War History

The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Petra Goedde

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This study explores the emerging politics of peace, both as an ideal and as a pragmatic aspect of international relations during the early Cold War. By tracing the myriad ways in which a broad ... More

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