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Absolute WarViolence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792-1820

Mark Hewitson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787457
eISBN:
9780191829468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787457.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Wars have played a fundamental part in modern German history. Although infrequent, conflicts involving German states have usually been extensive and often catastrophic, constituting turning points ... More

The Aesthetics of LossGerman Women's Art of the First World War

The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Claudia Siebrecht

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Aesthetics of Loss is a cultural history of German women’s art of the First World War that locates their rich visual testimony in the context of the civilian experience of war and ... More

AmnesiopolisModernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

Eli Rubin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732266
eISBN:
9780191796579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732266.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book explores the construction of Marzahn, the largest prefabricated housing project in East Germany, built on the outskirts of East Berlin in the 1970s and 1980s, and touted by the regime as ... More

Body by WeimarAthletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Erik N. Jensen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Body by Weimar argues that male and female athletes fundamentally recast gender roles during Germany's turbulent post‐World War I years and established the basis for a modern body and ... More

Britannia's AuxiliariesContinental Europeans and the British Empire, 1740-1800

Britannia's Auxiliaries: Continental Europeans and the British Empire, 1740-1800

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808701
eISBN:
9780191846243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808701.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book provides the first wide-ranging attempt to consider the continental European contribution to the eighteenth-century British Empire. The British benefited from many different European ... 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 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 Crisis of GenocideAnnihilation II: The European Rimlands 1939-1953

The Crisis of Genocide: Annihilation II: The European Rimlands 1939-1953

Mark Levene

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683048
eISBN:
9780191763137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683048.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book treats a range of genocidal events — between just before the First World War and the aftermath of the Second — as a whole. The range includes not only the Holocaust but also the Armenian ... More

Demolition on Karl Marx SquareCultural Barbarism and the People's State in 1968

Demolition on Karl Marx Square: Cultural Barbarism and the People's State in 1968

Andrew Demshuk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190645120
eISBN:
9780190645151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645120.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Communist East Germany’s demolition of Leipzig’s intact medieval University Church in May 1968 was an act widely decried as “cultural barbarism”. Although overshadowed by the crackdown on Prague ... More

DevastationVolume I: The European Rimlands 1912-1938

Devastation: Volume I: The European Rimlands 1912-1938

Mark Levene

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683031
eISBN:
9780191763120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683031.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

The Crisis of Genocide treats a range of genocidal events - between just before the First World War and the aftermath of the Second - as a whole. The range include not only the Holocaust ... More

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