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Searching For the Middle Way: The Political Economy of Harold Macmillan

E. H. H GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter charts the development of the political economy of Harold Macmillan from the 1920s to his retirement as Prime Minister in the autumn of 1963. It outlines the changing nature of his ... More


Introduction

Norman Birnbaum

in After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The end of the Second World War brought a renewal of the conflict between democratic socialism and Stalinism, mainly in the form of the integration of the Western socialist and social democratic ... More


Economic Crises and Overseas Colonies

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter introduces the general crisis of capitalism. It explains the post-war financial panic of 1920. The panic of 1920 wiped out all of the profits earned during the First World War, and ... More


Right Moves: The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Jason Stahl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627861
eISBN:
9781469627885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627861.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

From the middle of the twentieth century, think tanks have played an indelible role in the rise of American conservatism. Positioning themselves against the alleged liberal bias of the media, ... More


Rolling Back the KPD Communism on Trial in the Federal Republic, 1950–1956

Patrick Major

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

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses anti-communism in West Germany during the period from 1950 to 1956. It suggests that anti-communism was being used by ... More


Socialism and the War: Old Problems and New Country

Stephen Brooke

in Labour's War: The Labour Party and the Second World War

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202851
eISBN:
9780191675560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202851.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses Labour's socialism and the prevailing socialist perception during the war. The war has sometimes been thought of as a way-station for socialist thought. It appeared to ... More


The Liberator State? The Crisis of Official Soviet Identity during the Pact Period 1939–1941

Timothy Johnston

in Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Official representations of Soviet diplomatic identity became increasingly incoherent in the months between the Nazi‐Soviet Pact (August 1939) and the German invasion of the USSR (June 1941). Despite ... More


The Significance of the Reforms

S.A. Eddie

in Freedom's Price: Serfdom, Subjection, and Reform in Prussia, 1648-1848

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662753
eISBN:
9780191757587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662753.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

Much of the critique of the Prussian reforms as favouring the nobles relies on hindsight. However, the reformers did not, and could not, foresee the calamitous Europe-wide depression of the 1820s. It ... More


Economic Imperialism with Chinese Characteristics

Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong

in Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208111
eISBN:
9789888268191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208111.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The economic development championed by the Chinese government’s “Help Tibet” campaign results in an influx of Han Chinese to Tibet. The Chinese take jobs from the Tibetans, exploit Tibet’s mineral ... More


The Skin of the System: On Germany's Socialist Modernity

Benjamin Robinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762472
eISBN:
9780804772488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762472.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book objects to the idea that there is only one modernity—that of liberal capitalism. Starting from the simple conviction that whatever else East German socialism was, it was real, this book ... More


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