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Scavenius and Koch

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/9780198208433.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter talks about Erik Scavenius as the chief representative of the view that what was good for Danish-German relations was good for Denmark. BBC attacks on Scavenius seemed the obvious way to ... More


In the Shadow of the Pact

David Wingeate Pike

in In the Service of Stalin: The Spanish Communists in Exile, 1939-1945

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203155
eISBN:
9780191675751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203155.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the impact of the Pact on the Spanish communists; the initial reaction of Thorez and the French communists; the Daladier Government decreeing the abolition of all communist ... More


Security Empire: The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe

Molly Pucci

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300242577
eISBN:
9780300252347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242577.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The secret police were one of the most important institutions in the making of communist Eastern Europe. Security Empire compares the early history of secret police institutions, which were ... More


C.L.R. James, George Padmore, and the Myth of the Revolutionary Caribbean

Anthony P. Maingot

in Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The widely held view that the Caribbean is an area characterized by continual, though repeatedly frustrated, revolutions owes much to the theorizing of two Trinidadians: the Trotskyite C.L.R. James ... More


Revolution and the ‘Dictatorship of the Proletariat’

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

The outbreak of the Great War was not immanent in capitalism as such. However, industrial militarism shaped its form, and capitalism became significantly ‘corporatized’ during its course. For Lenin, ... More


The Popular Front

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the origins of the policy of the Popular Front, exploring the reasons for how the Communist party—which was originally in support of the proletariat—would come to the ... More


Camouflaging the Revolution

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles the Comintern's efforts to minimize and even conceal the revolution in Spain from the outside world, by defining the struggle against General Franco as one for the defense of ... More


Soviet Freedom in South Africa

David Johnson

in Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa: Literature Between Critique and Utopia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474430210
eISBN:
9781474481151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430210.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The reception in South Africa of the utopian tradition initiated by Marx, Engels and Lenin is analysed, focusing on the period from 1910 to 1930. The chapter examines the early South African dreams ... More


Internationalizing the Party Idea

A. James McAdams

in Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196428
eISBN:
9781400888498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196428.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that the same factors that made the Bolshevik Revolution possible in Russia—above all, the catastrophe of World War I—had the opposite effect in Europe. There are four key cases ... More


Report on the Mediterranean Inspection, August 1944

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses 22850's report on his trip through the Mediterranean region in connection with the XK problem. The purpose of the trip was, in essence, to provide basic training in XK issues, ... More


Security, Subversion, Spies and Sabotage

John Gilmour

in Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish experience in the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627462
eISBN:
9780748671274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627462.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One of the benefits for the Allies of Swedish neutrality and independence was the ability of agents based in Sweden to gather intelligence from, and support resistance in, occupied Europe while all ... More


In Power

Robert Levy

in Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223950
eISBN:
9780520925083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223950.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Ana Pauker's rise to power. It discusses the appointment of Pauker as the Romanian Communist Party's representative to the Comintern when she returned to the Soviet Union in May ... More


Yasue Norihiro, Inuzuka Koreshige, and Japan's Policy toward the Shanghai Jewish Refugees, December 1937–December 1939

Gao Bei

in Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199840908
eISBN:
9780199979820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840908.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, European Modern History

Chapter Three elucidates how after Japan and Germany signed the Anti-Comintern Pact, and after Japan drove the Chinese Nationalists from Shanghai, the Japanese treated the Jewish refugees in China ... More


Counterterrorism Between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937

Mary S. Barton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864042
eISBN:
9780191896330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864042.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This is a book about terrorism, weapons, and diplomacy in the interwar years between the First and Second World Wars. It charts the convergence of the manufacture and trade of arms; diplomacy among ... More


Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

Fridrikh I. Firsov, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300198225
eISBN:
9780300209600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198225.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Drawing on secret and therefore candid coded telegraphs exchanged between Communist Party leaders around the world and their overseers at the Communist International (Comintern) headquarters in ... More


‘Can we distinguish the sheep from the wolves?’:1 Émigrés, Allies, and the Reconstruction of Germany

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at members of the German medical professions in war-time exile, and contrasts British, American, French and Soviet responses to their requests to assist in the rebuilding of ... More


The Comintern, the Communist Parties, and the Great Patriotic War

Fridrikh I. Firsov, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes

in Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300198225
eISBN:
9780300209600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198225.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Soviet Union's alliance with Germany abruptly ended on June 22, 1941 when about 3 million German and allied Axis forces crossed the western Soviet border and attacked the Soviet people. This ... More


Dissolution of the Communist International

Fridrikh I. Firsov, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes

in Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300198225
eISBN:
9780300209600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198225.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter narrates the events that led to the dissolution of the Communist International. Although the final decision to eliminate the Comintern was made hastily, the possibility of altering the ... More


The Comintern, 1919–1943

Fridrikh I. Firsov, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes

in Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300198225
eISBN:
9780300209600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198225.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Comintern has shaped the formation and development of revolutionary parties in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa, and molded disparate revolutionaries and rebels into disciplined Communist ... More


Introduction

Fridrikh I. Firsov, Harvey Klehr, and John Earl Haynes

in Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300198225
eISBN:
9780300209600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198225.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Communist International existed for less than a quarter of a century and disappeared from the political arena in the summer of 1943. Communist parties were key players in national politics as ... More


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