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Surviving failure

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates how the Hindenburg myth managed to survive Germany's worsening military and domestic situation in the second half of the war, eventually leading to military defeat and the ... More


Honesty, Conflicts, and the Telling of History: More Case Studies

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The main thesis of this chapter is that deception and dishonesty can create or aggravate conflicts and sometimes lead to disastrous consequences and, that, therefore, this sort of deception and ... More


The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger

Gerhard P. Gross

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168371
eISBN:
9780813168401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168371.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Landlocked in central Europe and surrounded by potential adversaries, nineteenth-century Prussia and twentieth-century Germany faced the prospect of multifront wars and wars of attrition. To ... More


Between the Times: October 1921–March 1930

Timothy Gorringe

in Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

When Barth had already started with his rewriting of the Romans, he was offered the possibility of receiving a Chair position at Göttingen in January 1921 that was confirmed in May of that year. ... More


The Beerhall Putsch and the Transformation of the Nazi Movement after 1923

Derek Hastings

in Catholicism and the Roots of Nazism: Religious Identity and National Socialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199843459
eISBN:
9780190254513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199843459.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on developments that ultimately set Nazism on a markedly different trajectory and led to the demise of its relationship with Catholicism. It first considers Adolf Hitler's ... More


Conclusion

Derek Hastings

in Catholicism and the Roots of Nazism: Religious Identity and National Socialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199843459
eISBN:
9780190254513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199843459.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter examines the religious identity of the early Nazi movement, particularly in light of the later (anti-Catholic) nature of the Third Reich under Adolf Hitler. It analyzes the ... More


Egypt and Palestine

Kaushik Roy

in Indian Army and the First World War: 1914-18

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199485659
eISBN:
9780199093939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485659.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In Egypt, the Allied troops remained on the defensive during 1914 and 1915. In 1916, there was a half-hearted advance to the Sinai Peninsula. The tempo picked up in 1917 resulting in advance across ... More


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