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Fear of the Thirty Years War

David Lederer

in Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between fears and crises by focusing on the Thirty Years War. It considers how the war evoked a universal fear response and highlights expressions of ... More


Security: Defending Australia’s Empire

Stuart Ward

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that defence was the most indispensable instrument of the British Empire in colonizing Australia. It explains that securing Australian colonies against perceived threats was ... More


A Man for All Seasons: Lincoln in Spain

Carolyn P. Boyd

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the image and reputation of Abraham Lincoln in Spain. It explains that many Spaniards found inspiration in the life and career of Lincoln because they saw him as the embodiment ... More


Defining a Legacy: Lincoln in the National Imaginary of India

Vinay Lal

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the image, reputation, and legacy of Abraham Lincoln in India. It suggests that Lincoln's fight against slavery aroused the sentiments of some Indians looking for inspirations ... More


Inauguration Day

Jocelyn Olcott

in International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the ceremony and demonstrations that accompanied the inaugurations of the intergovernmental conference and the NGO tribune. It describes some of the protocols and procedures of ... More


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