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The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Alexander V. Prusin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The book traces the turbulent history of the borderlands that before World War constituted the frontier‐zones between the Austro‐Hungarian, German, and Russian empires and in the course of the ... More


The Reign of the Generals, 1914–1917

Alexander V. Prusin

in The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The chapter examines the function and meaning of violence inflicted upon the borderlands by the opposing armies in World War I. The focus then shifts to the activities of the military regimes that ... More


Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Timothy Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Both Ulster and Upper Silesia saw conflicts over self-determination in the years after the First World War. The violence in Upper Silesia was more intense both in the numbers killed and in the forms ... More


The Epic of Return

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the experience of demobilization, in particular between 1945 and 1948. The mass return of soldiers to the Soviet Union was marred by considerable disorganization, violence, ... More


Society Islands: Tahitian Archives

MATT K. MATSUDA

in Empire of Love: Histories of France and the Pacific

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195162950
eISBN:
9780199867660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162950.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the seizure of Tahiti by French warships and the long resistance of Queen Pomare and chiefly leaders from around the Polynesian islands. The story focuses on the ways that the ... More


Blood Ties: Religion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908

Ipek Yosmaoglu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452260
eISBN:
9780801469800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452260.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The region that is today the Republic of Macedonia was long the heart of the Ottoman Empire in Europe. It was home to a mix of peoples and faiths who had for hundreds of years lived together in ... More


Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Roland Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Founded in 1927, Romania's Legion of the Archangel Michael was one of Europe's largest and longest-lived fascist social movements. This book approaches Romanian fascism by asking what membership in ... More


Anatomy of the Red Brigades: The Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists

Alessandro Orsini

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449864
eISBN:
9780801460913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449864.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Red Brigades were a far-left terrorist group in Italy formed in 1970 and active all through the 1980s. Infamous around the world for a campaign of assassinations, kidnappings, and bank robberies, ... More


A Natural History of Revolution: Violence and Nature in the French Revolutionary Imagination, 1789-1794

Mary Ashburn Miller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449420
eISBN:
9780801460845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449420.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

How did the French Revolutionaries explain, justify, and understand the extraordinary violence of their revolution? In debating this question, historians have looked to a variety of ... More


Featuring Post-National Spain: Film Essays

Andrés Zamora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383148
eISBN:
9781781384169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383148.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the last quarter of the twentieth century a considerable number of Spanish films were involved in the task of essaying the nation, that is, of attempting to make it or make it over, of trying to ... More


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