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1914–1939

Thomas Davies

in NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199387533
eISBN:
9780190235642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387533.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

In contrast to conventional studies that interpret the interwar period in state-centric terms, this chapter reveals the wide variety of transnational relations that developed at that time. It ... More


: A British School of International Relations

Tim Dunne

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After considering the vexed question of whether it is possible to speak of a collective identity shared by scholars working in Britain, this chapter examines the debate surrounding the birth of ... More


“A Candle Lit in the Darkness”: The Christmas Truce and the First World War

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the conventional narrative of the Christmas truce and then introduces the popular narrative of the First World War, demonstrates how the standard view of the Christmas truce ... More


‘Able to Sing their Songs’: Solomon Plaatje's Many-Tongued Nationalism 1

ELLEKE BOEHMER

in Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920: Resistance in Interaction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184454
eISBN:
9780191714085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184454.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter observes how the over-determined nationalist energies of the black South African politician and writer Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje in the time extending from the Boer War to the aftermath ... More


About Belgium The Impact of the Great War

Ian Wood

in The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

A new school of historical scholarship emerged in Belgium in the late 1800s. Led first by Kurth and then by Pirenne, it looked to German scholarly tradition until 1914. After the German invasion of ... More


Above Suspicion?: Facts, Myths, and Lies about Jews and Crime

Michael Berkowitz

in The Crime of My Very Existence: Nazism and the Myth of Jewish Criminality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251120
eISBN:
9780520940680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251120.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at pre-Nazi discourses on Jews and crime to show the interplay between myth, reality, and stereotype in non-Jewish and Jewish perceptions of “Jewish criminality.” In the late ... More


“Absolute Hell”: The Western Front in 1914

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sets the scene for the Christmas truce by examining the letters British soldiers wrote home during the first winter of the war, which included forthright descriptions of the horrors of ... More


Accountants in the Economic Maelstrom: The First World War and the Inter-war Years

DEREK MATTHEWS, MALCOLM ANDERSON, and JOHN RICHARD EDWARDS

in The Priesthood of Industry: The Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289609
eISBN:
9780191684753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289609.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The chapter discusses the effect of the wars on the situation of accountants. During the inter-war years, the British economy was unstable. Old traditional industries such as coal mining and the ... More


The Activities of Japanese Banks in Interwar Financial Centres: The Cases of the Yokohama Specie Bank’s Offices in London and New York

Makoto Kasuya

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The activities of YSB in the inter-war years are explored in this chapter. It compares and contrasts the position before and after the First World War through a careful examination of the flows of ... More


The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War

Claudia Siebrecht

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656684
eISBN:
9780191744563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656684.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Aesthetics of Loss is a cultural history of German women’s art of the First World War that locates their rich visual testimony in the context of the civilian experience of war and ... More


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