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National Identity and Political Thought in Germany: Wilhelmine Depictions of the French Third Republic, 1890–1914

Mark Hewitson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208587
eISBN:
9780191678073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208587.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the interrelationship between the construction of national identity and the transformation of political thought in Germany before the First World War. During the decade or so ... More


“Tomorrow the World”: Images of Germany before the Cold War

Brian C. Etheridge

in Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter establishes how Germans, in many ways, have served as America's “other” since the founding of the English colonies in the seventeenth century. For the first half of American history, ... More


Frankfurt-Jena 1798–1802: The ‘Way Back to Intervention in the Life of Men’

H. S. Harris

in Hegel's Development

Published in print:
1971
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243588
eISBN:
9780191680700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243588.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter details Hegel's activities from 1798 to 1802. It covers his views on the ideal of a folk-religion, his first political studies, the genesis of the Verfassungsschrift, and the composition ... More


Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Alfred Haverkamp

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a revised and updated edition of a major history of an important period in German and European history, starting with the accession of Henry IV to the German throne in 1056, taking in the ... More


Steel: Alfred Krupp

Harold James

in Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153407
eISBN:
9781400841868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153407.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sketches a portrait of Alfred Krupp. It describes how Alfred Krupp perfectly fits the mold of the heroic entrepreneur. Profoundly skeptical of joint-stock companies, banks, and ... More


The Power Structure and its Evolution

Alfred Haverkamp

in Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In this survey of the events of imperial rule, both constant factors and changes in the power structure within the German empire are mentioned. This chapter examines their mutual effects. This ... More


Sovereignty and Continuity

Jo Eric Khushal Murkens

in From Empire to Union: Conceptions of German Constitutional Law since 1871

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671885
eISBN:
9780191751196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671885.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter presents a short historical (rather than legal) discussion of state ‘sovereignty’. The concept is problematic and much energy was invested in dealing with the problems of such a binary ... More


The rise of the recluse

Tom Licence

in Hermits and Recluses in English Society, 950–1200

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592364
eISBN:
9780191595639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592364.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

Those enclosed in cells adopted a different form of ascetic withdrawal to those anchorites who valued freedom of movement. This set them apart, to the point that they eventually constituted a ... More


Interzone History

Randall Halle

in The Europeanization of Cinema: Interzones and Imaginative Communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038457
eISBN:
9780252096334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038457.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the latter part of the nineteenth century when film makes its appearance, and at which point old multiethnic empires such as the Austro-Hungarian, the Russian, or the Ottoman ... More


Introduction

Andreas Höfele

in No Hamlets: German Shakespeare from Nietzsche to Carl Schmitt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198718543
eISBN:
9780191787997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718543.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The introduction states the aim of the book—to give a critical account of the role of Shakespeare in Germany’s intellectual tradition of the political Right from 1871 to the post-Second World War ... More


Mapping Colonial Space: The Planning and Building of Qingdao by German Colonial Authorities, 1897–1914

Klaus Mühlhahn

in Harbin to Hanoi: The Colonial Built Environment in Asia, 1840 to 1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139415
eISBN:
9789888180721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139415.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Germany attempted to define its sphere of influence in East Asia with the occupation of the area around Jiaozhou Bay and the establishment of Qingdao city from 1897-1914. The leasehold, ceded by the ... More


The Suspension of Constitutionalism in the Heart of Darkness

Felix Hanschmann

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

The chapter investigates the connections and interdependencies between the discourse of German constitutional law and the colonial ventures of the German Empire at the end of the nineteenth and the ... More


The Agents and Structures of Peacemaking

Leonard V. Smith

in Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199677177
eISBN:
9780191850479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677177.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter provides a chronological overview of peacemaking after the Great War according to a constructivist interpretation of the “agent-structure problem.” Agents are simply the characters of ... More


The Ethnographic Frontier in German Postcolonial Visions

Rainer F. Buschmann

in Anthropology's Global Histories: The Ethnographic Frontier in German New Guinea, 1870-1935

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831844
eISBN:
9780824869960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831844.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

German anthropologists did not cease their intellectual endeavors despite the loss of Germany's colonial empire following the Treaty of Versailles. This chapter analyzes how the tremendous backlog in ... More


Kaiser or King?: German Empire, War, and Its Brutal Aftermath (1910–1920)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the family history of Ta’isi, the course of his marriage, the birth of his six children to Rosabel and the bringing into his family unit of his first born daughter, Lucy. It ... More


The Development of Volk

George Faithful

in Mothering the Fatherland: A Protestant Sisterhood Repents for the Holocaust

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199363469
eISBN:
9780199363483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363469.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Concepts of a German people (Volk) long predated Germany as a nation-state. Because of the centrality of Volk in Schlink’s vision, this chapter uses conceptual history to trace the development of the ... More


Radical Germans: Demography and Nationalism, 1880–1914

Jason D. Hansen

in Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848–1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198714392
eISBN:
9780191782800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714392.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter III examines the emergence of a “radical” form of statistical and cartographic science, investigating ruptures and continuities in demographic practice between 1860 and 1890. Here the work of ... More


Defending Germans: Strategies of Intervention

Jason D. Hansen

in Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848–1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198714392
eISBN:
9780191782800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714392.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The last chapter considers the impact of these alternative notions of national community on the people who produced them, looking at the various strategies of intervention they developed to translate ... More


Standards of Judicial Review of Administrative Action (1890–1910) in the German Empire

Lilly Weidemann

in Administrative Justice Fin de siècle: Early Judicial Standards of Administrative Conduct in Europe (1890-1910)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198867562
eISBN:
9780191904332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867562.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the administrative jurisdiction of selected states of the German Empire—Baden, Prussia, Württemberg, Bavaria, and Saxony—between 1890 and 1910. A short description of the ... More


Raising the Faith: Family, Gender, and Religious Indifference

Benjamin W. Goossen

in Chosen Nation: Mennonites and Germany in a Global Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691174280
eISBN:
9781400885190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174280.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the formation of the Union of Mennonite Congregations in the German Empire. Despite hopes that all Mennonites would grasp the necessity of supporting a national association, ... More


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