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Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Elizabeth Vlossak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book studies modern Alsatian history using gender as a category of historical analysis, and the first to record the experiences of the region's women from 1870 to 1946. Relying on an extensive ... More


Social Dislocation during the Ruhr Crisis: Soldiers, Moral Challenges, and Education

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the conduct of the French and Belgian armies of occupation, concluding that whilst brutality was never encouraged at a higher level, many individual garrisons or soldiers ... More


Lutherans and Jews: Routine Intolerance

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Lutherans of Alsace lived under a special regime guaranteeing their rights imposed when the province was incorporated into France in 1660–61. Louis XIV had nevertheless pursued a policy of ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Vlossak

in Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The book opens with a brief history of the region, surveys the relevant secondary literature, in particular on theories of nationalism and the relationship between gender and nation, and sets out the ... More


The End of Conquest: Consolidating Sovereign Equality

Brook Gotberg

in International Norms and Cycles of Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380088
eISBN:
9780199855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380088.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents a set of case studies to examine the cycle theory of international norm change with respect to rules on conquest. Each case represents a key cycle of norm change. The cases ... More


Civil Rights in Western Europe

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on how western European states introduced limited changes to the Jews' status in the eighteenth century. England introduced a policy of naturalization for Jews in its colonies in ... More


Revolution

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses how the French Revolution's alteration of the Jews' political status was truly fundamental and ambiguous. The National Assembly's legislation did not have an unalloyed ... More


Sanhedrin

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes how Napoleon's measures repudiated the unconditional emancipation of September 27, 1791. Napoleon reverted to a conditional emancipation reminiscent of Jean-François Reubell's ... More


A Nation within the Nation?: The Jews of Old Regime France

Schechter Ronald

in Obstinate Hebrews: Representations of Jews in France, 1715-1815

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235571
eISBN:
9780520929357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235571.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One of the most remarkable facts about the Jews of Old Regime France, when one considers its history in the longue durée, is that they existed after all. Charles VI had banned the Jews from the ... More


The Return of Alsace to France, 1918-1939

Alison Carrol

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198803911
eISBN:
9780191842153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803911.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In 1918 the end of the First World War triggered the return of Alsace to France after almost fifty years of annexation into the German Empire. Enthusiastic crowds in Paris and Alsace celebrated the ... More


The Politics of Self-Determination: Remaking Territories and National Identities in Europe, 1917–1923

Volker Prott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777847
eISBN:
9780191823312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777847.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This study examines the territorial restructuring of Europe between 1917 and 1923, when a radically new and highly fragile peace order was established. In a first step, it explores the peace planning ... More


Nazi Camps and their Neighbouring Communities: History, Memory, and Memorialization

Helen J. Whatmore-Thomson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198789772
eISBN:
9780191831461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789772.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Across Europe the Nazis established their concentration camps close to local communities. These communities were not perpetrators like the Nazis or victims like the internees. Yet they did not simply ... More


Western Front

Richard C. Hall

in Consumed by War: European Conflict in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125589
eISBN:
9780813135328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125589.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The final action of the Race to the Sea and of the year 1914 on the western front occurred around the town of Ypres. The Belgian, British, French, and German armies all sustained heavy casualties at ... More


Turning the Page?: The War Guilt Problem in the Era of Locarno

Norman Ingram

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198827993
eISBN:
9780191866685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827993.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The years immediately following the signature of the Locarno treaties in October 1925 are usually seen as an era of détente in European, particularly Franco-German, politics. There seemed to be a ... More


Corpses of atonement: the discovery, commemoration and reinterment of eleven Alsatian victims of Nazi terror, 1947–52

Devlin M. Scofield

in Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In April 1947, a mass grave containing the bodies of 11 Alsatians executed by the Offenburg Gestapo in December 1944 was uncovered in Rammersweier. In the following days, the bodies were exhumed, ... More


Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The period between the French Revolution and the Second World War saw an unprecedented proliferation of mapmaking and map reading across modern European society. This book explores the “age of ... More


Introduction

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

in Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter introduces readers to the topography of Alsace-Lorraine from the perspective of the migratory storks that fly over the region each year. It then introduces the concept of “cartophilia” ... More


Shared Spaces: Social Interactions in the Countryside

in Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774420
eISBN:
9780804779050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774420.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In Alsace during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Jews had extensive contacts with their Christian neighbors, which challenges Jacob Katz's claim that Jews and Christians had no communication ... More


Creating Jewish Space in the Christian City: The Jews and Strasbourg's Markets

in Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774420
eISBN:
9780804779050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774420.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In Alsace, Jews in rural areas maintained close ties with people in urban communities, and, as a result, travel between city and countryside was common. Even rural Jews who were expelled from urban ... More


Constructing Jewish Memory: Self-Texts, the Reformation, and Narratives of Jewish History

in Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774420
eISBN:
9780804779050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774420.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Jews living in the Holy Roman Empire took interest in the religious changes occurring in the Christian world and reflected on what those events meant for them. Josel of Rosheim viewed the Reformation ... More


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