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Retreat, March 1939–August 1945

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When Britain entered World War II on September 3, 1939, it was deemed a minor watershed in comparison with the Prague crisis. Of greater intellectual impact was Adolf Hitler's military breakthrough ... More


The Institution of International Territorial Administration

Ralph Wilde

in International Territorial Administration: How Trusteeship and the Civilizing Mission Never Went Away

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199274321
eISBN:
9780191706486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274321.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explains where and when international territorial administration (ITA) was used before and during the UN missions in Kosovo and East Timor. In terms of plenary administration, it covers ... More


Host Territories—States and State Territories

Ralph Wilde

in International Territorial Administration: How Trusteeship and the Civilizing Mission Never Went Away

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199274321
eISBN:
9780191706486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274321.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This is the first of two chapters establishing the legal status of those territories where ITA projects have occurred, focusing on territories that were states or formed part of state territories for ... More


‘Little Maria:’ Striving for Strength and Power in Danzig

Catherine Epstein

in Model Nazi: Arthur Greiser and the Occupation of Western Poland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546411
eISBN:
9780191701429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546411.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes Greiser's rise to power through the Nazi movement and his affair with Maria Koerfer. Through the Nazi Party, Greiser came to believe that he could achieve greatness for both ... More


‘The Nicest Time of my Life:’ Senate President

Catherine Epstein

in Model Nazi: Arthur Greiser and the Occupation of Western Poland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546411
eISBN:
9780191701429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546411.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Greiser's tenure as Senate President in Danzig, including his rivalry with Forster. In November 1934, it seemed that Arthur Greiser, as a fanatical German nationalist and now ... More


Borderline Sanctity: Dorothea of Montau, 1347–1394

David Wallace

in Strong Women: Life, Text, and Territory 1347–1645

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199541713
eISBN:
9780191730924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541713.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Dorothea Swarze was born into a family of German peasant colonists in present-day Poland. She practised extreme forms of self-punishment from an early age: beating herself with rods, whips, thistles, ... More


Anchoritic Damsel: Margery Kempe of Lynn, c.1373–c.1440

David Wallace

in Strong Women: Life, Text, and Territory 1347–1645

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199541713
eISBN:
9780191730924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541713.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Contexts of European war, and approach to war, powerfully influence what The Book of Margery Kempe has to be when discovered in 1934. Margery is first marketed and reviewed as an English Joan of Arc, ... More


'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Edda Frankot

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

It has often been assumed that there was a common maritime law in northern Europe in the Middle Ages, shared between skippers and merchants who conducted their business along the North Sea and Baltic ... More


Induced Devolution in Interwar Europe

Erin K. Jenne

in Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the variable success of League interventions using induced devolution in three mediated intra-state conflicts in interwar Europe—the Åland Islands, Memel, and Danzig. In ... More


The Five Towns Introduced

Edda Frankot

in 'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In this chapter the five towns of Aberdeen in Scotland, Kampen in the Netherlands, Lübeck in Germany, Reval (Tallinn) in Estonia and Danzig (Gdańsk) in Poland are introduced, by discussing their ... More


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