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Antonin Dvořák Comes to America

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Be it money, wanderlust, love, or politics — whatever the combination of causes that drew Dvorák to American shores — one of the most significant cultural exchanges in American history was about to ... More


MARCO FAUSTINI AND HIS COMPANIES

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter follows the career of Marco Faustini at three different Venetian theaters: S. Aponal, S. Cassiano, and SS. Giovanni e Paolo (the most prestigious theater of its time) between the years ... More


After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Thomas J. Laub

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

After signing an armistice agreement on 22 June 1940, Adolf Hitler placed the German army in charge of occupied France and ordered the military government to supervise the Vichy regime and maintain ... More


Racial Deportations

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

At the start of the Occupation, Theodor Dannecker and junior SS officials built an apparatus to facilitate the deportation of Jews while superiors like Helmut Knochen accrued power. Once vested with ... More


Rivals and Scavengers

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

‘Rivals and scavengers' introduces Herman Göring, Heinrich Himmler, Joachim Ribbentrop, Alfred Rosenberg, and their respective bureaucratic satrapies. All four Nazi paladins tried to carve out ... More


Transitions

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

After Otto von Stülpnagel resigned in early 1942, Hitler appointed Carl‐Heinrich von Stülpnagel to serve as military commander, reorganized the German chain of command, placed the SS in charge of ... More


The Waffen-SS: A European History

Jochen Böhler and Robert Gerwarth (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790556
eISBN:
9780191831850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790556.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first systematic pan-European study on the hundreds of thousands of non-German citizens who fought—either voluntarily or under different kinds of pressures—for the Waffen-SS (or auxiliary ... More


A specialist: the daily work of Erich Muhsfeldt, chief of the crematorium at Majdanek concentration and extermination camp, 1942–441

Mailänder Elissa

in Destruction and human remains: Disposal and concealment in genocide and mass violence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719096020
eISBN:
9781781707876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096020.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Any study of the routine activities of the SS in an extermination camp must consist above all of an analysis of the whole process of day-to-day extermination and its implementation by human beings. ... More


Jazz from the Trenches

William A. Shack

in Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story between the Great Wars

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225374
eISBN:
9780520925694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225374.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

On 7 May 1915, German submarines torpedoed the British luxury liner SS Lusitania off the coast of Munster, Ireland, in the icy waters of the Irish Sea. Plying the maritime lanes of the Atlantic, ... More


The Catastrophe of Success

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the world premiere of Jud Süss at the Venice Film Festival in 1940, where it is praised by the young critic Michelangelo Antonioni, and its subsequent box-office success in ... More


Belarusian Partisans and German Reprisals

Timm C. Richter

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Soviet partisan warfare and German antipartisan operations were brutal. The Germans carried out mass reprisals; the Soviet partisans used terror to compel cooperation. Both sides also resorted to ... More


The Holocaust in Ukraine: History—Historiography—Memory

Dieter Pohl

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Every fourth victim of the Holocaust came from Ukraine. Nonetheless, it is difficult to analyze the Holocaust in this country due to the lack of sources and the various foreign occupation regimes. ... More


Repression

Alexander Prusin

in Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041068
eISBN:
9780252099618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041068.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Focuses on the German anti-guerrilla warfare in Serbia in 1941. Although German military and civil officials did not consider the Serbs as ideological enemies solely on the basis of race, the ... More


The Military in the Totalitarian Führer State

Rolf-Dieter Müller

in Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167381
eISBN:
9780813168111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter, Müller presents Hitler’s Wehrmacht as a break in the continuity of 300 years of German history, underscoring that it began as an illegal institution formed in defiance of the Treaty ... More


The Regime’s Armed Forces

Rolf-Dieter Müller

in Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167381
eISBN:
9780813168111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter, the author provides a detailed overview of the service branches—-the army, Luftwaffe (air force), Kriegsmarine (navy), and Waffen SS—their structures, personnel, and equipment. He ... More


Recruiting Volksdeutsche for the Waffen-SS: From Skimming the Cream to Scraping the Dregs

Valdis O. Lumans

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

The Waffen-SS started with a commitment to elite personnel, of high physical standards, ideologically committed, and racially ‘pure’. The same standards were applied to Germans from the Reich and ... More


The Ethnic Germans of the Waffen-SS in Combat: Dregs or Gems?

Valdis O. Lumans

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Combat performance of the ethnic Germans in the Waffen-SS is a complex question. When manpower standards were high, performance was high. As standards declined performance dropped. However, where the ... More


World War I through Belleau Wood

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Feland travels to France with General Pershing and the first AEF contingent on the SS Baltic. As second in command of the Fifth Marine Regiment in France under Charles Doyen and then Wendell Neville, ... More


Subsequent Missions to China in the Late Edo Period

Joshua A. Fogel

in Maiden Voyage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at Japan's subsequent missions to China in the late Edo period after the voyage made by the Senzaimaru to Shanghai in 1862. It begins by considering the shogunal authorities' ... More


Arendt and the Trial of Adolf Eichmann: Contextualizing the Debate

Valerie Hartouni

in Visualizing Atrocity: Arendt, Evil, and the Optics of Thoughtlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738498
eISBN:
9780814738993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738498.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines Hannah Arendt's assessment of the proceedings of the Eichmann trial, particularly her assertion that she encountered “the banality of evil” in the figure of Adolf Eichmann. ... More


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