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Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Philip Towle

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

Enforced disarmament has often been ignored by historians, diplomats, and strategic analysts. Yet the democracies have imposed some measure of disarmament on their enemies after every major victory ... More


EU–China Security Relations: The ‘Softer’ Side

ALYSON J. K. BAILES and ANNA WETTER

in The International Politics of EU-China Relations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264089
eISBN:
9780191734809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264089.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter states the question starkly: between two such mismatched partners, is it not natural to wonder whether someone is being fooled and someone profiting unduly. The discussion then proceeds ... More


Democratizing Japan and Germany

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the American democratization policy for postwar Japan and Germany as part of its liberal democratic internationalism. World War II stands as one of the great watersheds in ... More


Tradition: Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach II

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details the Krupps' struggles during the aftermath of the war, as the company struggled to find a new role in a state that was reinventing itself dramatically. It describes workplace ... More


After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Konrad H. Jarausch

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book deals with the transformation of Germany after the Second World War and the Holocaust into a Western, democratic, and therefore civilized country. It proceeds in three stages, beginning ... More


Renouncing War

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.01
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the Potsdam policy of demilitarization, which went beyond disarming the Wehrmacht and eventually led to a distancing from militarism.


Colonialism and Social Identities in Flux: Class, Caste, and Religious Community

Rosalind O’Hanlon

in India and the British Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199259885
eISBN:
9780191744587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

This chapter offers an overview of key long-term processes of social and economic change associated with the coming of colonialism in India, and stresses the regional contexts which played such a ... More


The Demilitarization of French Fortresses in 1815

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

By 1814, the whole of Europe from Gibraltar to Moscow had suffered for two decades from the ravages of France's armies in wars which were almost unlimited by conventional restraints. Allies, who ... More


The Crimean War and the Demilitarization of the Black Sea

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The Crimean War of 1854–1856 was prolonged for almost a year by Britain's determination to banish Russian naval power from the Black Sea. Like most forced disarmament measures after limited wars, ... More


The Disarmament of Japan after the Second World war

Philip Towle

in Enforced Disarmament: From the Napoleonic Campaigns to the Gulf War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206361
eISBN:
9780191677090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206361.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

The allies spent far less time during the Second World War worrying about how to reduce the power of Japan after its defeat than worrying about how to control Germany. They regarded the Germans as by ... More


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