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Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work

Mark Franko

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777662
eISBN:
9780199950119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777662.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Using newly discovered archival sources this book examines the major works of Martha Graham between 1938 and 1953, arguably her most productive period. Graham’s artistic maturation overlaps the ... More


An Anti‐Fascist Alliance, 1934–42

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter looks at the most successful effort to build an alliance of the kind described in the previous chapter: the anti-fascist alliance built by Jawaharlal Nehru and parts of the Labour left, ... More


Rise of the Stalinist Superiority Complex

Michael David-Fox

in Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921–1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces Soviet cultural diplomacy through three radically divergent periods: the mid-1930s height of the Popular Front, the Great Terror and show trials from 1936–38, and the Nazi-Soviet ... More


Hermynia Zur Mühlen: The Guises of Socialist Fiction

Ailsa Wallace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572113
eISBN:
9780191721984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572113.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This monograph undertakes a critique of Hermynia Zur Mühlen's prose fiction. It uses her biography and contemporary literature as a context for analysing the content and form of her work, and traces ... More


Black Vienna: The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938

Janek Wasserman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452871
eISBN:
9780801455223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452871.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Interwar Vienna was considered a bastion of radical socialist thought, and its reputation as “Red Vienna” has loomed large in both the popular imagination and the historiography of Central Europe. ... More


Early Exile Novels

Ailsa Wallace

in Hermynia Zur Mühlen: The Guises of Socialist Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572113
eISBN:
9780191721984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572113.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the early exile literature that Zur Mühlen published after arriving in Austria, and how she continued to experiment with content and form in her search for a balance between ... More


Intelligence and the Rearmament Programmes of 1936

PETER JACKSON

in France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how intelligence was central to the formulation of the land and air rearmament programmes adopted by the Popular Front government in the late 1936. This decision was triggered ... More


The War Years, 1939–1945

Reynold Humphries

in Hollywood's Blacklists: A Political and Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624553
eISBN:
9780748651153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624553.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The United States declared war on Japan on December 8, 1941 following the attack on Pearl Harbor. The controversy that raged in America between partisans and adversaries of the country's ... More


Introduction

Reynold Humphries

in Hollywood's Blacklists: A Political and Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624553
eISBN:
9780748651153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624553.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The ultra-conservative newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst published a doggerel which evokes the twin assumptions destined to become articles of faith for the Red-baiting Right after World War ... More


Inspirations

James Mark, Nigel Townson, and Polymeris Voglis

in Europe's 1968: Voices of Revolt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587513
eISBN:
9780191747557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587513.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter uses oral history to uncover the range of political models that activists drew upon as inspiration for their own struggles. It examines the extent to which the tradition of the ... More


Introduction

Keith Hodgson

in Fighting Fascism: the British Left and the Rise of Fascism, 1919-39

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080555
eISBN:
9781781702406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080555.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter briefly sets out the purpose of the book, which is to counter myths about the British left and fascism in the inter-war years. It then considers why, when the British left ... More


The Day of Memory: The Uses and Abuses of Official Commemoration

Rebecca Clifford

in Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679812
eISBN:
9780191759987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679812.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

In Italy, as in France, the issue of state responsibility for the persecution of Jews was a key theme in debates surrounding commemoration in the late 1990s and early 2000s. In Italy these debates ... More


Venice, Nazi-Fascist War and American Peace, 1940–1948

R.J.B. Bosworth

in Italian Venice: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300193879
eISBN:
9780300210118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193879.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Venice's experience during World War II, the alliance between Italy and Germany during the war, and the restoration of peace in the city by 1948. It considers the impact of the ... More


The Many Deaths of Post-War Venice, 1948–1978

R.J.B. Bosworth

in Italian Venice: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300193879
eISBN:
9780300210118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193879.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the theme of death in Venice in the years after World War II. Venice's official population in 1951 stood at 174,808. A decade later, the tally in old Venice had dropped to ... More


Conclusion

R.J.B. Bosworth

in Italian Venice: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300193879
eISBN:
9780300210118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300193879.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book has challenged various notions about Venice, such as the claim that the Italian city's history offers little with which modern-day visitors can identify personally, or that its history is ... More


The Making of EP Thompson: family, anti-fascism and the 1930s

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Edward Palmer Thompson's family. The British intelligentsia did not enjoy a great deal of institutional and cultural autonomy. The incompleteness of Edward John's ... More


The Real German Threat

Józef Mackiewicz

in The Triumph of Provocation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300145694
eISBN:
9780300145700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300145694.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the role of German anti-fascism in the promotion of communism. It suggests that while Germany in the 1960s was undoubtedly the most anti-Nazi country in the world, official ... More


Cold War Housewives? 1947–1949

Wendy Pojmann

in Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter two analyzes developments between 1947 and 1949 when the Cold War became firmly entrenched in Italy as evidenced by the exclusion of the communists and socialists from Christian Democratic ... More


'Red Ellen' Wilkinson: Her ideas, movements and world

Matt Perry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719087202
eISBN:
9781781706831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087202.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This study seeks to delve beyond the familiar image of Ellen Wilkinson as the leader of the Jarrow Crusade. It has attempted to unearth new evidence to provide a richer understanding of this figure ... More


“Where books are burned …”: Jewish Memoriest of Inquisition and Expulsion in Nazi Germany and in Exile

Jonathan Skolnik

in Jewish Pasts, German Fictions: History, Memory, and Minority Culture in Germany, 1824-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786072
eISBN:
9780804790598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786072.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines Jewish novelists writing in Germany after the Nazi rise to power, as well as Jewish writers in exile from Hitler. It illustrates how Sephardic themes continued to be a source ... More


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