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Languages of Community: The Jewish Experience in the Czech Lands

Hillel Kieval

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214101
eISBN:
9780520921160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214101.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the contours and distinctive features of Jewish experience in the lands of Bohemia and Moravia (the present-day Czech Republic), from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth ... More


Five Biographical Profiles

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 1, ‘Five Biographical Profiles’, is dedicated to the discussion of the five historians' lives and writings on an individual basis. It thus contains the intellectual and political ... More


Czech, German, and Noble: Status and National Identity in Habsburg Bohemia

Rita Krueger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323450
eISBN:
9780199869138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323450.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the intellectual ideas and political challenges that inspired patriotic activity among the Bohemian nobility, the infusion of national identity into public and institutional life, ... More


Patriotic Science and the Weal of the Nation

Rita Krueger

in Czech, German, and Noble: Status and National Identity in Habsburg Bohemia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323450
eISBN:
9780199869138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323450.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The book's third chapter focuses on the intellectual institutions established in Bohemia between the 1740s and the second decade of the nineteenth century, and places them in the context of broader ... More


Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Shawn Chandler Bingham and Lindsey A. Freeman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

From the southern influence on nineteenth-century New York to the musical legacy of late-twentieth-century Athens, Georgia, to the cutting-edge cuisines of twenty-first-century Asheville, North ... More


‘A dame, an owner, a defendresse’: Women, Patronage, and Print

Helen Smith

in 'Grossly Material Things': Women and Book Production in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651580
eISBN:
9780191741654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651580.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter Two addresses the question of patronage, briefly charting existing scholarship in the field before moving on to examine a number of neglected sources, which offer more concrete evidence of ... More


Ambivalent Capitalists: The Roots of Fascist Ideology among Bohemian Nobles, 1880–1938

Eagle Glassheim

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Although fascism has often been considered a plebeian, even radically egalitarian ideology, many of its outspoken proponents were members of the old European elite: nobles, clericalists and ... More


Economic Nationalism in the Sudetenland, 1918–1938

Catherine Albrecht

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Industrialisation had created a segmented social structure among Germans in north and west Bohemia. The most important industrial sectors in the Sudetenland exhibited a bimodal distribution of firms, ... More


The Czechs versus the Slovaks: Bilateral Relations, 1944–1948

Jiří Kocian

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After the new Czechoslovak Republic emerged in 1918, the relations between Czechoslovakia and Slovakia immediately became one of the crucial domestic problems it had to cope with. The success of the ... More


Charles V and the Challenge of the Reformation in the 1520s

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Charles V, already king of Spain and ruler of the Low Countries, combined the imperial title with a wider collection of lands than any ruler previously. He had visions of establishing a new world ... More


A Jealous Tyrant: The Winter's Tale

Roger Warren

in Staging Shakespeare's Late Plays

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128779
eISBN:
9780191671692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128779.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

One of Peter Hall's major concerns regarding The Winter's Tale involved how Shakespeare may have been associated with Sicily, since he somehow reversed Robert Greene's conception of Sicilia and ... More


A Boyhood in Bohemia 1875–1896

Donald Prater

in A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158912
eISBN:
9780191673405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158912.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke was born on 4 December 1875 in Prague, Bohemia. His father, Josef Rilke, was a retired officer who worked in a railroad company; and his mother, Sophie ... More


Reflections from a Damaged Life: The Zürau Aphorisms, 1917–1918

Ritchie Robertson

in Kafka: Judaism, Politics, and Literature

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158141
eISBN:
9780191673276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158141.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Early on the morning of August 13, 1917, Franz Kafka woke up and found himself spitting blood. It was a haemorrhage, the first sign of what was diagnosed a few weeks later as pulmonary tuberculosis. ... More


The Habsburg Monarchy and Bohemia, 1526–1848

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on the Habsburg Monarchy's administration of the kingdom of Bohemia during the period from 1526 to 1848. It suggests that during this period Bohemia became a tractable ... More


Empire and Kingdoms: Hungary and Bohemia in the Monarchy, 1741–1871

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on the relationship between Hungary and Bohemia during the period from 1741 to 1871. It provides a chronological background starting with the state-building process ... More


Melancholia and the Passions 1643–1650

Stephen Gaukroger

in Descartes: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237242
eISBN:
9780191597480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237243.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Examines Descartes's later years through the large volume of correspondence from that period, much of it with Princess Elizabeth of Bohemia. This correspondence was mainly concerned with the ... More


Gregory VII and the Periphery of Latin Europe

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

In April 1075, Pope Gregory VII dispatched a group of six letters to destinations in eastern and northern Europe — to Duke Gésa of Hungary who was the ... More


Czech–German Relations as Reflected in Old Czech Literature

Alfred Thomas

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Slavs' response to the German hegemony was to adopt a policy of appeasement and resistance, whichever was required by the situation. The Slav-German relationship became most complex and ... More


Imagining Christian Origins: Catholic Visions of a Holy Past in Central Europe

Howard P. Louthan

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines how Catholic historians and antiquarians in central Europe during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries responded to the Reformation through the search for Christian ... More


The Founders

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the efforts of Beneš in establishing the international presence of a new state. The people of Bohemia and Moravia had the experience of more than half a century of ... More


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