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Britain's Levantine Empire, 1914-1923

Britain's Levantine Empire, 1914-1923

Daniel-Joseph MacArthur-Seal

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192895769
eISBN:
9780191916328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895769.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Britain’s Levantine Empire, 1914-1923 explains the rise and decline and nature and extent of British military rule in the urban eastern Mediterranean during the course of the First World War and its ... More

DragonslayerThe Legend of Erich Ludendorff in the Weimar Republic and Third Reich

Dragonslayer: The Legend of Erich Ludendorff in the Weimar Republic and Third Reich

Jay Lockenour

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754593
eISBN:
9781501754616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754593.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this biography of the infamous ideologue Erich Ludendorff, the author complicates the classic depiction of this German World War I hero. Erich Ludendorff created for himself a persona that secured ... More

Drug smuggler nationNarcotics and the Netherlands, 1920-1995

Drug smuggler nation: Narcotics and the Netherlands, 1920-1995

Stephen Snelders

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526151391
eISBN:
9781526161093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526151407
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Why did the international drug regulatory regime of the twentieth century fail to stop an explosive increase in trade and consumption of illegal drugs? This study investigates the histories of ... More

Everyday Zionism in East-Central EuropeNation-Building in War and Revolution, 1914-1920

Everyday Zionism in East-Central Europe: Nation-Building in War and Revolution, 1914-1920

Jan Rybak

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192897459
eISBN:
9780191923906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897459.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Everyday Zionism in East-Central Europe examines Zionist activism during the years of war, occupation, revolution, the collapse of empires and the formation of nation states in the years 1914 to ... More

Good for the SoulsA History of Confession in the Russian Empire

Good for the Souls: A History of Confession in the Russian Empire

Nadieszda Kizenko

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192896797
eISBN:
9780191919077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896797.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The rite of confession played a unique role in the legal, political, social, and cultural worlds of imperial Russia from the moment that Tsars as well as hierarchs realized that having their subjects ... More

Hitler's New DisorderThe Second World War in Yugoslavia

Hitler's New Disorder: The Second World War in Yugoslavia

Stevan Pavlowitch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197537039
eISBN:
9780197610855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537039.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of the Second World War in Yugoslavia was for a long time the preserve of the Communist regime led by Marshal Tito. It was written by those who had battled hard to come out on top of the ... More

The Italian Empire and the Great War

The Italian Empire and the Great War

Vanda Wilcox

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198822943
eISBN:
9780191861796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822943.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The Italian Empire and the Great War brings an imperial and colonial perspective to the Italian experience of the First World War. Italy’s decision for war in 1915 built on its imperial ambitions ... More

Minerva's French SistersWomen of Science in Enlightenment France

Minerva's French Sisters: Women of Science in Enlightenment France

Nina Rattner Gelbart

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300252569
eISBN:
9780300258431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300252569.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book presents the stories of six intrepid women of science in eighteenth-century France whose lives and accomplishments — though celebrated in their lifetimes — have been largely written out of ... More

Mobilizing NatureThe Environmental History of War and Militarization in Modern France

Mobilizing Nature: The Environmental History of War and Militarization in Modern France

Chris Pearson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780719084393
eISBN:
9781526161949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084393.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the creation, maintenance, and contestation of the militarized environments from the establishment of France’s first large-scale and permanent army camp on the Champagne plains in ... More

Tito's Secret EmpireHow the Maharaja of the Balkans  Fooled the World

Tito's Secret Empire: How the Maharaja of the Balkans Fooled the World

William Klinger and Denis Kuljis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197572429
eISBN:
9780197610848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197572429.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This groundbreaking biography of Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia presents many startling new revelations, among them his role as an international revolutionary leader and his relationship with Winston ... More

Utopia's DiscontentsRussian Émigrés  and the Quest for Freedom, 1830s-1930s

Utopia's Discontents: Russian Émigrés and the Quest for Freedom, 1830s-1930s

Faith Hillis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190066338
eISBN:
9780190066369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066338.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In the years before the 1917 revolution, exiles who had fled the Russian empire created large and boisterous Russian colonies across Western and Central Europe. Centers of radical activity in the ... More

VenizelosThe Making of a Greek Statesman 1864-1914

Venizelos: The Making of a Greek Statesman 1864-1914

Michael Llewellyn-Smith

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197586495
eISBN:
9780197610824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197586495.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is about the life and times of Eleftherios Venizelos, one of the greatest political leaders of Greece in the twentieth century. It covers first his upbringing, education, and political ... More

Warsaw Ghetto PoliceThe Jewish Order Service during the Nazi Occupation

Warsaw Ghetto Police: The Jewish Order Service during the Nazi Occupation

Katarzyna Person

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754074
eISBN:
9781501754098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754074.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book shines a spotlight on the lawyers, engineers, young yeshiva graduates, and sons of connected businessmen who, in the autumn of 1940, joined the newly formed Jewish Order Service. The book ... More

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