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The Regionalist Movement in France 1890-1914: Jean Charles-Brun and French Political Thought

Julian Wright

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264889
eISBN:
9780191718380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264889.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first full academic study of the political thought of the French regionalist movement in the Belle Époque. The book examines the private papers of Jean Charles-Brun, founder of the ... More


Spain: the View from the Left

Sebastian Balfour and Alejandro Quiroga

in The Reinvention of Spain: Nation and Identity since Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206674
eISBN:
9780191709791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206674.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the left's view of the Spanish nation. It is argued that since the end of Francoism, the left has traveled a considerable distance in its complex relationship with the idea of ... More


Introduction

Alastair P. Thompson

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book analyses the function and form of politics in Wilhelmine Germany against differing social backgrounds. If views of the Wilhelmine state have been shrouded in persistent, powerful tradition, ... More


Locating the Left Liberals

Alastair P. Thompson

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Who were the left liberals? No political grouping in Imperial Germany, anti-Semitic splinter groups apart, had a comparable history of splits and short-lived mergers. These disruptions were partially ... More


Hard-Working Honoratioren: The Mechanics of Left Liberal Party Politics

Alastair P. Thompson

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The importance of organization, or more precisely the lack of it, to German liberalism has long been recognized. The general opinion is that the left liberals were not quite so ineffective as the ... More


Liberal Ideals: Faded Remnants or New Dawn?

Alastair P. Thompson

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter focuses on left liberal ideals and attitudes. What did left liberals stand for? Not much is the usual answer. Ideological decline, a continual erosion of liberal substance, lies at the ... More


Defending the Reich: Left Liberals and German Politics from January 1912 to the July Crisis 1914

Alastair P. Thompson

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The aftermath of the 1912 Reichstag elections offered a strange mixture of change, continuity, and confusion. There had been a striking clear-out of sitting deputies: only 187 of the 397 deputies ... More


Persuading the Protestant Mittelstand: Left Liberalism in Schleswig-Holstein

Alastair P. Thompson

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

If Wilhelmine left liberalism was being ground inexorably between left and right then Schleswig-Holstein might be expected to exemplify the process of decay. The area's liberal political and economic ... More


Gerontocracy

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Nostalgia was more widespread than optimism. The forces resisting change were more powerful than those which accepted or welcomed it. The years after 1914 therefore need to be looked at also from the ... More


Surviving failure

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates how the Hindenburg myth managed to survive Germany's worsening military and domestic situation in the second half of the war, eventually leading to military defeat and the ... More


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