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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


1886–1896 Le Monde Creole En Campagne

John McCusker

in Creole Trombone: Kid Ory and the Early Years of Jazz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036262
eISBN:
9781617036279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036262.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the early childhood of Kid Ory during the period from 1886 to 1896. It explains that Ory was born on Christmas day in Woodland Plantation in La Place, Louisiana, and that the ... 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


Conclusion Becoming French: Alsatian Jews in the Wake of Confession Building

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/9780804774420.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Reformation initially provided more opportunities for Jewish–Christian contact, but confessional politics eventually heightened the tensions between local Jews and Christians in Strasbourg. From ... More


Conclusion

Emanuele Sica

in Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039850
eISBN:
9780252097966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039850.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This conclusion evaluates the nature of Italy’s military occupation of France during World War II. It compares the occupation of Menton with the German occupations in Alsace-Lorraine and the Italian ... More


French in Bas-Rhin (Alsace): A speaker from Strasbourg

Dominique Nouveau and Martin Riegel

in Varieties of Spoken French

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Until recently, bilingualism has had a major impact on the use of French in Alsace. The 47-year-old teacher studied in this chapter belongs to a generation of speakers who acquired the Alsatian ... More


Breakdown: The Stresemann Memoirs Scandal and Wounds that Failed to Heal

Conan Fischer

in A Vision of Europe: Franco-German Relations during the Great Depression, 1929-1932

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199676293
eISBN:
9780191755613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676293.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

As the Berlin Accord unravelled and became a point of disagreement rather than Franco-German rapprochement, the old wounds reopened, particularly those surrounding reparations and disarmament. The ... More


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