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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


The Longest Knife

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/9780195154597.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Control of information in Hitler's Germany was not simply a means for bureaucrats to get ahead; it could also help keep one alive. On June 30, 1934, the German government unleashed a reign of terror ... More


At Home with the Diplomats: Inside a European Foreign Ministry

Iver B. Neumann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449932
eISBN:
9780801462993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449932.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 2010 WikiLeaks release of 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables has made it eminently clear that there is a vast gulf between the public face of diplomacy and the opinions and actions that take place ... More


Banks and Governments

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter explores the role of government in the history of British multinational banks. Before 1914, in most countries banks were free from government intervention. There were almost no ... More


Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Gábor Bátonyi

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book emphasises the key role played by Britain in restoring peace and stability in central Europe after the First World War. It focuses on the endeavours of British ... More


A New Body of Honour: Sir Thomas Wyatt

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Early in October 1542 Sir Thomas Wyatt died. He was thirty nine years old, and Hans Holbein's 1541 portrait of his head, bare neck, bare shoulders, and upper chest with hair shows that, in his last ... More


Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Helen Jacobsen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This book is a study of the material world of English ambassadors at the end of the seventeenth century and illustrates the way in which architecture and the arts played an important role in ... More


The Development of Asante Administration of Dutch and Elmina Affairs, I: Tribute-Collectors, Traders, and Diplomats, 1744–1816

LARRY W. YARAK

in Asante and the Dutch 1744–1873

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221562
eISBN:
9780191678448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221562.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter engages the examination of the kostgeld, showing how the commencement of kostgeld payments served as catalyst in the process of Asante administrative development. The course of this ... More


Prague: A ‘Political Observatory’ in Central Europe

Gábor Bátonyi

in Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Soon after his arrival in Czechoslovakia, Sir George Clerk established a close personal relationship with Masaryk and Beneš, which guaranteed ... More


Mediating Across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution

Morgan Brigg and Roland Bleiker (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834593
eISBN:
9780824871697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834593.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is based on a fundamental premise: to deal adequately with conflict — and particularly with conflict stemming from cultural and other differences — requires genuine openness to different ... More


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