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Catholics

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter One introduces master potter Anton Lang, the most famous player of Christ and an exemplary Catholic whose lifestyle helped to promote the Bavarian People’s Party (BVP) and whose success as a ... More


Civilizing the Crags: Urban Adventurers Modernize the Mountains

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the structural changes to the Eastern Alps, with a focus on economic and environmental transformations in the late-nineteenth century. These developments related to larger ... More


The High Alps in the Great War: Soldiers and Summits on the Alpine Front

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the twentieth century’s “seminal catastrophe” shaped the mountains. Long-standing disputes between Italian irredentists and Austrian nationalists erupted in armed conflict ... More


The Unifying Mountain

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In the process of the making of building nation-state, numerous mountain ridges have been mobilized as "natural" borders between states. On the opposite, recent initiatives try to shift from this ... More


Notes on “Up at the Basin”

David J. Rothman

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

“Up at the Basin” combines an original poem with an accompanying essay. The poem springs from the author’s memory of being a young ski racer in the 1970s, and the joy of that experience at a very ... More


French Alps and Alpine Forelands

Yvonne Battiau-Queney

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0024
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

The French Alps are the western part of the 1,200-km-long Alpine range extending eastward to the Vienna basin. They have the highest summits of the range, ... More


Introduction: Disenchanted Mountains

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The introduction discusses how the meanings of the mountains have changed during the modern era and the ways in which humans have given shape to the Alps through powerful constructive and destructive ... More


Mechanical Mountains: Movies and Motors Remake the Alps

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how cable cars, new Alpine highways, and mountain films (Bergfilme) popularized the Alps in the 1920s and 1930s. The Alps, once a means to escape from the masses, had become a ... More


The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

John Cole and Eric Wolf

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This classic in the study of ethnicity, identity, and nation-building has a new introduction (on which Eric Wolf collaborated near the end of his life) that shows the continuing validity of the ... More


Yodeling in Nineteenth-Century Vocal Music

Timothy E. Wise

in Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805805
eISBN:
9781496805843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805805.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses yodeling in professionally composed and performed vocal music in the early nineteenth century. It begins with a detailed discussion of the Alpine-themed song, a European genre ... More


The Forging of Tyrolese Identity

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The ancient land of the Tyrol is poised upon both sides of the Brenner Pass, which now connects Austria and Italy across a narrow saddle at 1370 meters above sea level. This chapter examines the ... More


Conclusion

Anne O'Connor

in Finding Time for the Old Stone Age: A History of Palaeolithic Archaeology and Quaternary Geology in Britain, 1860-1960

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199215478
eISBN:
9780191917394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199215478.003.0019
Subject:
Archaeology, European Archaeology

Ideas about the British Palaeolithic and its connections to geological time changed enormously between the days of the early eighteenth century, when Bagford wondered ... More


German Uplands and Alpine Foreland

Eduard Koster

in The Physical Geography of Western Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199277759
eISBN:
9780191917639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199277759.003.0021
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

From north to south in Germany there is a rough symmetry in the distribution of the major geological and landform units. Quaternary glacial and ... More


The Birth of Cryoactivism

Jorge Daniel Taillant

in Glaciers: The Politics of Ice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199367252
eISBN:
9780197562925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199367252.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Juan Pablo Milana and the environmentalists of San Juan Province left a memorable impression in the mind of Argentina’s Environment Secretary, Romina Picolotti. But ... More


The Writing on the Wall: Autobiography and Self-Inscription in The Prelude

Mary Jacobus

in Romanticism Writing and Sexual Difference: Essays on The Prelude

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129691
eISBN:
9780191671845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129691.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Romantic autobiography which is predicated on the impossibility and the unreadability. Discussed in this chapter are the works and writings of Wordsworth's The Prelude with ... More


Beyond the Gay Ghetto: Founding Debates in Gay Liberation

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1969 and 1973, gay liberationists began to define radical alliances as central to sexual liberation. Gay men drew on Black radicalism, the anti-Vietnam War movement, and other causes to ... More


The Making of Modern Climbing: Leslie Stephen

Caroline Schaumann

in Peak Pursuits: The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300231946
eISBN:
9780300252828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300231946.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Leslie Stephen's seminal “The Playground of Europe” as a foundational text of modern climbing. It explains how Stephen's work grapples not only with the aftermath of the ... More


A Family Feud

Andrew Denning

in Skiing into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284272
eISBN:
9780520959897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284272.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines a vitriolic feud between central European skiers that focusedon questions of technique and motivation. Many central European skiers wished to adhere to the Nordic example ... More


Raids and Retaliation

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The Swiss mounted raids across the Hochrhein and the Alpine Rhine, as well as taking possession of the bishop of Konstanz’s castles. The Swabian League responded with sorties south of the Rhine. ... More


The Romandie: A Commercial Crossroads

Tom Scott

in The Swiss and their Neighbours, 1460-1560: Between Accommodation and Aggression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198725275
eISBN:
9780191792618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725275.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The Romandie lay at the intersection of international trade routes from Italy over the alpine passes (controlled by Savoy) and north-westwards over the Jura mountains into the Franche-Comté and ... More


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