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

Peter Jackson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the French response to the challenge posed by National Socialist Germany in the years 1933–1939. It focuses on the relationship between the intelligence on German intentions and ... More


Introduction

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to ‘clear the ground’ for all future work in the period of the Stuart Restoration. On the one hand, it seeks to provide a detailed ... More


Introduction

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/9780198208341.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to study perceptions and policy making. It explores on the role of intelligence in the response of France to the problem of Nazi ... More


To Kill a Nation

Edward Kaplan

in To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the interaction of national policy under the Eisenhower administration with the new nuclear reality, in plans for nuclear war and through real world crises. During the 1950s, ... More


The Challenge Met: 1675–81

PERRY GAUCI

in Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth 1660–1722

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206057
eISBN:
9780191676956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206057.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Historians of English political development have credited the late 1670s as a period of key significance, regarding it as a decisive era for the emergence of party. Contemporaries certainly saw those ... More


Northern Men with Southern Loyalties: The Democratic Party and the Sectional Crisis

Michael Todd Landis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453267
eISBN:
9780801454837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453267.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the decade before the Civil War, Northern Democrats, although they ostensibly represented antislavery and free-state constituencies, made possible the passage of such proslavery legislation as the ... More


Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke

Richard Bourke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175652
eISBN:
9781400873456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175652.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Edmund Burke (1730–1797) lived during one of the most extraordinary periods of world history. He grappled with the significance of the British Empire in India, fought for reconciliation with the ... More


The Navy and Unification

in From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756662
eISBN:
9780804770965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756662.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the issue of military unification. By 1944, the Army and the Army Air Forces strongly supported the unification of the services, while the Navy and Marine Corps firmly opposed ... More


A Crisis Abroad and a CNO's Departure

in From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756662
eISBN:
9780804770965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756662.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On 27 July 1953, after more than three years of fighting, an armistice was finally signed in Korea. The end of the Korean conflict, however, did not mean an end to foreign policy crises for the ... More


Policy and the Arms Race

Lawrence Badash

in A Nuclear Winter's Tale: Science and Politics in the 1980s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012720
eISBN:
9780262258531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012720.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The federal government was hopelessly in a dilemma about nuclear winter, concerned that it might force a reconsideration of its national policy. The military was less apprehensive, recognizing quite ... More


Dr. Spock, Daisy Girl, and DDT: A Prehistory of Environmental Icons

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents three sets of images as together constituting a prehistory of environmental icons: advertisements against nuclear testing produced by SANE (the National Committee for a Sane ... More


Between New York and Washington

Felix L. Armfield

in Eugene Kinckle Jones: The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036583
eISBN:
9780252093623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036583.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers Eugene Kinckle Jones's involvement with the federal government, as he had political ties to the two presidents in office during his tenure with the NUL, Woodrow Wilson and ... More


The President and the Bomb, 1956–1960

in Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter evaluates the ironies of apocalypse management as they were apparent in President Dwight Eisenhower's approach to nuclear weapons, which would be at the center of national security ... More


Mayor Among His Peers

in The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042930
eISBN:
9780226042954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042954.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of Mayor Richard M. Daley in the urban renewal and redevelopment of Chicago. It analyzes the career and urbanistic philosophy of Daley who is considered to be one of ... More


Income Tax Evasion, Medicare Fraud, Organized Crime, Environmental Disputes, and Bankruptcy

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter deals with income tax evasion, including beginning discussion of the high-profile Wesley Snipes prosecution. The chapter then turns to Medicare fraud prosecutions. The changing nature of ... More


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