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Communism and Fascism

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

In Weimar Germany, parliamentary democracy stabilized, but at the cost of entrenching the power of the reactionary ‘permanent state’ (army, most police forces, judiciary, most civil servants). ... More


East versus West

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of Japan's feelings of moral superiority over the West. For almost a century, the Japanese had been looking with envy at the strong and prosperous West and ... More


When Internationalism Stopped Working

Susan Pedersen

in The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199570485
eISBN:
9780191773709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570485.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

No territory was more central to the mandates system than Palestine. Britain had always insisted that its Palestine policy be approved in Geneva, and went to some lengths to secure international ... More


Monstrosity and the Origin ofDystopian Space

Gregory Claeys

in Dystopia: A Natural History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785682
eISBN:
9780191827471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785682.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, World Modern History

This chapter surveys the relationship between discourses on monstrosity and dystopia from the classical world to the present. It commences with the postulate that monstrosity defines a space of fear ... More


Introduction

Jacob S. Eder

in Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237820
eISBN:
9780190237851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237820.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

The introduction exposes the central question of the book: How have Germans perceived and reacted to public forms of Holocaust memory in the United States, a crime committed, above all, by German ... More


A Holocaust Syndrome?: Relations between the Federal Republic and American Jewish Organizations in the 1980s

Jacob S. Eder

in Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237820
eISBN:
9780190237851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237820.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship between the Kohl government and the American Jewish community during the 1980s. Helmut Kohl wanted to “normalize” West Germans’ relationship to the Nazi past. ... More


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