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The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present

Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546312
eISBN:
9780191720338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546312.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Over the last two centuries and up to the present day, Eastern Europe's lands and peoples have conjured up a complex mixture of fascination, anxiety, promise, and peril for Germans looking eastwards. ... More


Nazi Visions of the East

Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

in The German Myth of the East: 1800 to the Present

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546312
eISBN:
9780191720338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546312.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter situates Nazi racist visions of Eastern Europe in the longer continuum and tradition of German thinking about the East. It examines Hitler's earliest formulations of foreign policy ... More


Chamberlain’s Information

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter begins by discussing the formation of ‘propaganda’ in Britain as well as its influence on the public. It then explores Chamberlain's interest in working on the German suspicion that the ... More


Black and White

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses several instances when black-and-white propaganda were employed. Despite the Cabinet committee's sudden reluctance to suspend the BBC Charter, Duff Cooper's control of white ... More


Propaganda and Dogmatics

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter begins by discussing two kinds of wartime propagandists — the patriots and intriguers. It then notes that the British were trying to work from the outside on the defeated, and Berlin ... More


Waiting for Stunde Null Exiled Leaders and Resistance Cadres

Patrick Major

in The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the prehistory of the Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (KPD) in West Germany before 1945. The Republic's final years had ... More


First Thoughts

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Anglo-French political union was meant as a grand gesture for holding on to France as an ally. However, this offer lasted for only a week as France fell into German hands. Charles de Gaulle, the ... More


Partition Again

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0024
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

After the Germans had overcome the Polish Army, Russian forces crossed the eastern borders. A new Polish government assembled in France. Britain pledged to restore Poland but gave no territorial ... More


Serbs, Croats, and Russians

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0028
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Serbs saw Yugoslav identity as an extension of their own. The Yugoslav ideal remained useful for all Serbs who did not want to define Serbia, and for some who, suddenly did; and it remained an ... More


The Liberator State? The Crisis of Official Soviet Identity during the Pact Period 1939–1941

Timothy Johnston

in Being Soviet: Identity, Rumour, and Everyday Life under Stalin 1939–1953

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604036
eISBN:
9780191731600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604036.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Official representations of Soviet diplomatic identity became increasingly incoherent in the months between the Nazi‐Soviet Pact (August 1939) and the German invasion of the USSR (June 1941). Despite ... More


The War Guilt Problem and the Ligue des droits de l'homme, 1914-1944

Norman Ingram

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198827993
eISBN:
9780191866685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827993.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book contributes in important ways to three distinct historical arguments. First and foremost, it is a significant addition to a still small, but growing, literature on the Ligue des droits de ... More


Gleichschaltung and the Beginnings of a Mass Movement, 1933–1935

Willeke Sandler

in Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines colonialists’ response to the Nazi takeover. Many saw the new Third Reich as fertile ground both ideologically and organizationally, and quickly adapted to their new reality. ... More


Locating Germanness, Locating the Colonial: Competing Organizations and Visions of Empire

Willeke Sandler

in Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Many colonialists had believed that the Nazi regime established in 1933 would ease cooperation between colonialists and the Nazi Party, but conflicts between colonialists and Nazi officials continued ... More


Caring for Africans Here and There: Race, Place, and the Myth of the Good German Colonizer

Willeke Sandler

in Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter turns to the content of colonialist discourse and explores colonialists’ responses to Nazi racial laws (and to British reactions to these laws) as they integrated Nazi racism into their ... More


Africa or the East?: Colonialists during the Second World War, 1939–1943

Willeke Sandler

in Empire in the Heimat: Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190697907
eISBN:
9780190697938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697907.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

During the Second World War, the Nazi pursuit of race war and empire in Eastern Europe put colonialists under greater pressure to justify their African focus. While Africa remained a future ... More


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