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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


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


After the Expulsion: West Germany and Eastern Europe 1945-1990

Pertti Ahonen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259892
eISBN:
9780191717451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259892.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book connects two central problems encountered by the Federal Republic of Germany prior to reunification in 1990, both of them rooted in the Second World War. Domestically, the country had to ... More


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


Fritz: Nazi Propagandist

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter showcases a Dutch collaborator named Fritz. Fritz shared many of Tony's prewar conservative opinions in favor of the monarchy and traditional Dutch values, although he was of ... More


Leadership Principle and Criminal Responsibility: (July 18, 1945)

Otto Kircheimer

John Herz (ed.)

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0028
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the leadership principle and criminal responsibility underlying the Nazi hierarchical organization. The report explains that according to Nazi theory, Nazi Germany's political ... More


Florentine: Unrepentant Political Nazi

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter tells the story of Florentine, widow of Meinoud Rost van Tonningen, one of the two top Dutch Nazis during the Hitler period. Florentine's husband served as the Dutch plenipotentiary to ... More


Suicide in Nazi Germany

Christian Goeschel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The Third Reich met its end in the spring of 1945 in an unparalleled wave of suicides. Hitler, Goebbels, Bormann, Himmler and later Göring all killed themselves. These deaths represent only the tip ... More


Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich

Omer Bartov

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195079036
eISBN:
9780199854455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079036.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study shows that the Wehrmacht was systematically involved in atrocities against the civilian population on the Eastern Front. Including quotes from letters, diaries, and military reports, this ... More


Movement Development and Organizational Networks: The Role of ‘Single Members’ In the German Nazi Party, 1925–30

Helmut Anheier

in Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251780
eISBN:
9780191599057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251789.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explores the role of individual activists in promoting the growth of political organizations. His findings on single members (i.e. members who operated in areas where there were no chapters and ... More


Marx's Theory of Revolution and the Revolutions of the Twentieth Century

Vladimir Mau and Irina Starodubrovskaya

in The Challenge of Revolution: Contemporary Russia in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241507
eISBN:
9780191599835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241503.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the debate over whether and how far the collapse of communism, far from signifying the defeat of Marxism, actually proved the correctness of the diagnosis of the revolutionary ... More


Nazi Plans for Dominating Germany and Europe: The Nazi Master Plan: (August 7, 1945)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0029
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses Nazi Germany's comprehensive plan for aggression, conquest, and domination in Europe and beyond. It first explains the role of the National Socialist German Workers' Party ... More


Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Robert Gellately

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205609
eISBN:
9780191676697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205609.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Nazis never won a majority in free elections, but soon after Hitler took power most Germans turned away from democracy and backed the Nazi regime. Hitler was able to win growing support even as ... More


Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Harold James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of Krupp is the history of modern Germany. No company symbolized the best and worst of that history more than the famous steel and arms maker. This book tells the story of the Krupp ... More


Police Justice

Robert Gellately

in Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205609
eISBN:
9780191676697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205609.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the activities of the Nazi police. By the end of the pre-war era, if not before, the Nazi police (especially the Gestapo and Kripo) began to take very seriously their new ... More


Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Helena Waddy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In August 1934 Adolf Hitler attended the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play, falsely branding the villagers as Nazi ideologues. In fact, the drama reflected traditional interpretations of the ... More


In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Shula Marks, Paul Weindling, and Laura Wintour (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Established in the 1930s to rescue scientists and scholars from Nazi Europe, the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning (SPSL, founded in 1933 as the Academic Assistance Council and now ... More


Voters

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Two introduces Oberammergau’s increasingly complex political culture by describing the Corpus Christi procession in which youths carry banners, costumed girls display a Marian statue, and ... More


Nazis

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Three looks around Munich at the spot where Hitler celebrated war in 1914, at the defile where his 1923 Putsch ended in bloodshed, and at the ruined temples built to honor the Putsch’s ... More


Joiners

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Four discusses identifying the core Nazi membership and building biographies of the leading figures. The narrative continues with partial coordination of Oberammergau’s community council. As ... More


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