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Embattled Nation: Politicized Army, Imperial Decolonization, and European Integration

Jack Hayward

in Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Civil discord and imperial aspirations gave the armed forces a powerful place in French politics. The officer corps has played a crucial part in ensuring domestic order, as well as fighting foreign ... More


Leaderless Europe

Jack Hayward (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199535026
eISBN:
9780191715860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535026.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

From the 1950s, successive incarnations of European integration were intended to be leaderless. They have shown that much can be achieved without sustained leadership. Attachment to national ... More


How the Euro‐Zone Operates: A ‘Two‐Level’ Game, a Child of the Franco–German ‘Couple’, or a New ‘Motor’ For Europe?

Kenneth Dyson

in The Politics of the Euro-Zone: Stability or Breakdown?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241651
eISBN:
9780191599118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241651.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the political leadership dynamics that have underpinned both the creation of the Euro‐zone by the member states of the EU and their coming to terms with the extensiveness of the ... More


De Gaulle's Challenge to America's Hegemony, 1962–1969

Geir Lundestad

in The United States and Western Europe Since 1945: From "Empire" by Invitation to Transatlantic Drift

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266685
eISBN:
9780191601057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266689.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The whole of this chapter is devoted to various aspects of de Gaulle's (and France's) challenge to US hegemony in the years 1962–1969. The account starts in 1962, rather than in 1958 when the general ... More


Germany (1832–5): ‘la rêveuse, la poétique, la mélancolique Allemagne’1

Wendy S. Mercer

in The Life and Travels of Xavier Marmier (1808-1892): Bringing World Literature to France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263884
eISBN:
9780191734830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263884.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Marmier spent some two years in the German-speaking world, with Leipzig as his base, returning only briefly to France in the intervening period. Immersing himself in the language and culture of these ... More


Introduction

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/9780198208006.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter describes the traumatic consequences of the Ruhr Crisis for the region's people. It argues that these events, in which Germany and the Germans appear as victims, have been ... More


From Versailles to the Ruhr Crisis

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/9780198208006.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarises and evaluates the pattern of Franco–German relations from the Armistice talks of late 1918 to the reparations crisis of autumn 1922. It explains how and why inter-Allied ... More


Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Ulrich Krotz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This book takes a relatively obscure episode—the joint Franco-German production of a state-of-the-art and very expensive military helicopter, the Tiger Helicopter (used in the James Bond film ... More


Why Cooperate? (1974–1982)

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter investigates the early years of French, German, and Franco-German second-generation combat helicopter politics. It begins with French and German defense planners' demands for new ... More


Bilateral Will and National Resilience (1982–1984)

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter picks up where Chapter 3 left off, reconstructing and analyzing the continuation of Franco-German combat helicopter dealings from October 1982 to May 1984. At the end of this critical ... More


Cost Explosions, Delays, Obstacles, Restoration (1984–1987)

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter covers the turbulent years from 1984 to 1987. It examines why and how the Franco-German combat helicopter program—due to mushrooming costs, massive delays, and multiple other ... More


Becoming Reality (1988–2009)

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter covers Franco-German political developments around the Tiger combat helicopter from 1988 to 2009. Focusing on these years' historical processes illustrates—notably through the evolving ... More


Findings, Conclusions, Implications

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts. Frequently highly charged with meaning and value, the historical and political processes of Franco-German ... More


Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Peter J. Yearwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book reconsiders the role of the League of Nations as an idea and as an institution in the development of British policy, 1914–25. It challenges the view that London took up the league idea ... More


Rivals and Scavengers

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

‘Rivals and scavengers' introduces Herman Göring, Heinrich Himmler, Joachim Ribbentrop, Alfred Rosenberg, and their respective bureaucratic satrapies. All four Nazi paladins tried to carve out ... More


The End of Ambiguity

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

Assassinations in Nantes and Bordeaux on 20 and 21 October 1941 placed General von Stülpnagel and the military administration in the center of a political firestorm. Using assassinations as a pretext ... More


One Model: The Franco-German University

Jochen Hellmann

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides a brief historical background of the Franco-German University. It then discusses the importance of dual degree programs and transnational programs in the Franco-German ... More


. A Decade of Optimism (1919–1929)

Norman Ingram

in The Politics of Dissent: Pacifism in France 1919-1939

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222958
eISBN:
9780191678547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222958.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

From 1919 to 1929, France experienced a decade of optimism towards old-style pacifism. This was a period of tremendous upheaval in European society; France was gradually changing from an anarchistic ... More


Post-Suez France

Maurice Vaisse

in Suez 1956: The Crisis and its Consequences

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202417
eISBN:
9780191675348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202417.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter's comments on France after Suez bears many similarities to the analysis of Britain. After 1956 it was as difficult for France as it was for Britain to sustain a claim to be a ‘world ... More


Total War and the Search for a Negotiated Peace, 1940–1941

Scott Newton

in Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The three-year, limited-war strategy could not survive the collapse of France. The Maginot Line and the French army had failed utterly to hold up the German advance. Following the signature of the ... More


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