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Introduction: The Darker World

Zachary Shore

in What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the ominous situation faced by Hitler's diplomats in Nazi Germany. It then discusses the purpose of the book, which is to examine how ... More


What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Zachary Shore

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a fascinating study of how the climate of fear in Nazi Germany affected Hitler's advisers, and shaped the decision-making process. It explores the key foreign policy decisions from the Nazi ... More


Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany

Marion A. Kaplan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130928
eISBN:
9780199854486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130928.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book draws on the extraordinary memoirs, diaries, interviews, and letters of Jewish women and men to give us the first intimate portrait of Jewish life in Nazi Germany. The book tells the story ... More


Suicide under the Swastika, 1933–1939

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Under the Weimar Republic, Adolf Hitler and the Nazis had conflated cases of suicide with Germany's defeat in 1918, the Versailles Treaty, and the Weimar ‘system’. Between 1918 and 1933, 214,409 ... More


Martin Luther, German Hero

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Luther festivity past and present through the perspective of civil religion. The process by which Luther was fashioned into a national hero in the nineteenth-century, through ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This series features distinguished works in the humanities and social sciences. This volume of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains fifteen lectures delivered at the British Academy in ... More


Hitler’s Opening Gambit: Intelligence, Fear, and the German-Polish Agreement

Zachary Shore

in What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first chapter asks how Germany came to form an agreement with its hated rival, Poland, and why the men in the Foreign Ministry supported it. Most of Hitler's advisers within the Foreign Ministry ... More


Wartime suicides, 1939–1944

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

World War II began on September 1, 1939, when Nazi Germany invaded Poland in a bloody campaign. The suicide rate closely mirrored Germany's fortunes in the war. When Germany's military fortunes ... More


The State of Health: Illness in Nazi Germany

Geoffrey Campbell Cocks

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695676
eISBN:
9780191738616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695676.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The State of Health: Illness in Nazi Germany explores and analyses the experience of illness in German society under National Socialism. As is well known, the Nazis mobilized medicine ... More


COMING OFF THE CANVAS: THE RENAISSANCE OF BOXING IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION

Lewis A. Erenberg

in The Greatest Fight of Our Generation: Louis vs. Schmeling

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177749
eISBN:
9780199788729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177749.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the renaissance of boxing in the United States and Germany during the Great Depression. On the evening of June 25, 1935, less than a year after his professional debut, Joe ... More


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