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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


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


'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


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


Written Law: Urban Collections of Sea Law

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/9780748646241.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In this chapter the manuscript collections of the towns of Aberdeen, Kampen, Lübeck, Danzig and Reval are analysed in order to determine which sea laws were at the courts' disposal and from what ... More


Written Law: Local Developments in Lawmaking

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/9780748646241.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The first section of this chapter discusses the Scottish translation of the French Laws of Oléron, which have never before been studied. This section provides conclusions on when the translation was ... More


Legal Practice: the Administration of Maritime Justice

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/9780748646241.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses a number of issues concerning the administration of maritime justice. Firstly, it investigates who administered justice in the towns of Aberdeen, Kampen, Lübeck, Danzig and ... More


Legal Practice: Maritime Proceedings at the Urban Courts

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/9780748646241.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The aim of this final chapter is two-fold. Firstly, the decisions of the urban courts of Aberdeen, Kampen, Lübeck, Danzig and Reval in maritime matters are compared to the written regulations to gain ... More


A Marriage Rooted in Reason

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter six presents a case study of one of the most famous and influential academic couples of the era: Johann Christoph and Luise Adelgunde Viktorie Gottsched. In addition to Frau Gottsched’s ... More


Günter Grass: “Nothing Is Pure”

Amir Eshel

in Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226924953
eISBN:
9780226924960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924960.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the works of Günter Grass to address the following questions: How did new vocabularies to describe and address the German past emerge in the postwar era? To what extent did ... More


Not to Oppose Evil: Johnny Cash’s Bad Luck Wind

Tony Tost

in The Poetics of American Song Lyrics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031564
eISBN:
9781617031571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031564.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

“A Boy Named Sue,” a song composed by Shel Silverstein and performed by Johnny Cash, is about a boy’s displeasure for growing up as a kind of comic legend because he has a woman’s name, for which he ... More


Internationalized Minority Territorial Autonomy in Early Post-WWI Europe: The Limits and Possibilities of International Ethnic Diversity Governance

Susan J. Henders

in International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676583
eISBN:
9780191757211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676583.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Many recent commentators have seen the League of Nations as a ‘golden age’ of international minority rights commitments. This chapter argues, however, that the 1919–24 decisions of international ... More


A New Narrative?: The Polish Monarchy and the Early Reformation (1517–.1540)

Natalia Nowakowska

in King Sigismund of Poland and Martin Luther: The Reformation before Confessionalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198813453
eISBN:
9780191851346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813453.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Our three existing master narratives of the early Reformation in Poland are all over a century old and mutually contradictory, drawing on different sources to serve differing confessional and ... More


Drama in Danzig: The Crown and Reformation in Royal Prussia

Natalia Nowakowska

in King Sigismund of Poland and Martin Luther: The Reformation before Confessionalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198813453
eISBN:
9780191851346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813453.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Royal Prussia was the most urbanized part of Sigismund I’s monarchy, its Hanseatic ports profoundly affected by Luther’s message from 1518. This chapter traces the Polish Crown’s responses to ... More


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