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The Genealogy of Violence: Reflections on Creation, Freedom, and Evil

Charles K. Bellinger

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134988
eISBN:
9780199833986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134982.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In the twentieth century, many thinkers have put forward theories that purport to explain the motivations underlying the violent behavior of human beings. This book presents Kierkegaard's thought as ... More


What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Zachary Shore

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a fascinating study of how the climate of fear in Nazi Germany affected Hitler's advisers, and shaped the decision-making process. It explores the key foreign policy decisions from the Nazi ... More


Conclusion

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

Fascism is primarily associated with the Mussolini's regime in Italy and Hitler's government in Germany. While these two countries exhibited an explosive effect, this study was only marginally ... More


Introduction: The Darker World

Zachary Shore

in What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the ominous situation faced by Hitler's diplomats in Nazi Germany. It then discusses the purpose of the book, which is to examine how ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198208006.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Poincaré's invasion of the Ruhr District in 1923 might have been driven by sincerely-held convictions, but inflicted untold damage on the political health of the fledgling German Republic. Passive ... More


Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Timothy J. Gorringe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Karl Barth (1886–1968) was the most prolific theologian of the 20th century. Avoiding simple paraphrasing, this book places the theology in its social and political context, from the First World War ... More


Suicide in Nazi Germany

Christian Goeschel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The Third Reich met its end in the spring of 1945 in an unparalleled wave of suicides. Hitler, Goebbels, Bormann, Himmler and later Göring all killed themselves. These deaths represent only the tip ... More


German Politics and the Jews: Düsseldorf and Nuremberg, 1910-1933

Anthony Kauders

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206316
eISBN:
9780191677076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206316.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a scholarly reassessment of the ‘Jewish Question’ in Germany (1910–1933). It challenges the view that, following Hitler's rise to power, anti-Semitism radically increased among the ... More


Journalists between Hitler and Adenauer

Volker R. Berghahn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179636
eISBN:
9780691185071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179636.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book takes an in-depth look at German journalism from the late Weimar period through the postwar decades. Illuminating the roles played by journalists in the media metropolis of Hamburg, the ... More


Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Helena Waddy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In August 1934 Adolf Hitler attended the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play, falsely branding the villagers as Nazi ideologues. In fact, the drama reflected traditional interpretations of the ... More


Reluctant Accomplice: A Wehrmacht Soldier's Letters from the Eastern Front

Konrad H. Jarausch (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140421
eISBN:
9781400836321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140421.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a collection of the World War II letters of Dr. Konrad Jarausch, a German high-school teacher of religion and history who served in a reserve battalion of Adolf Hitler's army in Poland ... More


War and Evacuation, 1940–1943

Simon Morrison

in The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195181678
eISBN:
9780199870806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181678.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter begins with a chronicle of the breakup of Prokofiev's marriage to Lina Codina, his estrangement from his children, and his affair with the literary student and translator Mira Mendelson. ... More


Nazis

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Three looks around Munich at the spot where Hitler celebrated war in 1914, at the defile where his 1923 Putsch ended in bloodshed, and at the ruined temples built to honor the Putsch’s ... More


Players

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Five focuses on a special 1934 anniversary Passion Play season, the success of which required a truce between Nazi and Catholic villagers soon threatened by an escalating feud between the ... More


Leaders

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Six introduces Oberammergau’s venerable Music Club, whose members, dressed in colorful uniforms, played a crucial role in both Catholic processions and the entertainment of tourists, as well ... More


Ordering Chaos: Nazi Millennialism and the Quest for Meaning

David Redles

in The Fundamentalist Mindset: Psychological Perspectives on Religion, Violence, and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195379655
eISBN:
9780199777334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379655.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Following an inexplicably lost war and witnessing a Germany in a state of perpetual collapse, some Germans were left confused and feeling hopeless. The chaos of modernity was interpreted as a sign of ... More


Eva and Esther

Lewis Elton

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents the story of how two women, the author's mother, Eva Ehrenberg, and the late Secretary of the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning, Esther Simpson, saved his life ... More


Injustice and the Jews

Robert Gellately

in Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205609
eISBN:
9780191676697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205609.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the so-called ‘race enemies’. Anti-Semitism was pushed from the beginning of Hitler's dictatorship, but in the first two and a half years, more cautiously than often supposed. ... More


Special ‘Justice’ for Foreign Workers

Robert Gellately

in Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205609
eISBN:
9780191676697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205609.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As the Jews were deported, a page in Hitler's dictatorship was turned as new ‘racially foreign’ people, literally millions of foreign workers, were brought into Germany to labour for the Reich. The ... More


Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Robert Gellately

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205609
eISBN:
9780191676697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205609.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Nazis never won a majority in free elections, but soon after Hitler took power most Germans turned away from democracy and backed the Nazi regime. Hitler was able to win growing support even as ... More


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