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European Security, 1919–39

Derek Drinkwater

in Sir Harold Nicolson and International Relations: The Practitioner as Theorist

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273850
eISBN:
9780191602344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273855.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sir Harold Nicolson’s approach to the questions of inter-war European security represented an evolution from an idealist outlook at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 to a more measured degree of ... More


Web‐Teaching the EU: Online Sources and Online Courses

Michael Baun and Phil Wilkin

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Highlights the numerous resources and possibilities offered by web technology for teaching about the EU. It discusses the informational and pedagogic resources offered to teachers by web technology, ... More


The Development of Munich and Cambridge Therapeutic Biotech Firms: A Case Study of Institutional Adaptation

Simcha Jong

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

In order to understand better the development of the therapeutic biotech firms in the Munich region, Germany's largest and most successful biotech cluster, this chapter contrasts the development of ... More


Epilogue

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

At the Fourth International Congress of Egyptologists, held in Munich in the autumn of 1985, two large red-bound volumes of Labib Habachi's The Sanctuary of Heqaib were on display and a minute's ... More


Karl Amadeus Hartmann The Composer as Dissident

Michael H. Kater

in Composers of the Nazi Era: Eight Portraits

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099249
eISBN:
9780199870004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099249.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by describing Karl Amadeus Hartmann the least known of the eight composers discussed in this book. It explains that the reason for his unpopularity lies in the fact that during ... More


The Domestic-Political Dimension in France

TALBOT C. IMLAY

in Facing the Second World War: Strategy, Politics, and Economics in Britain and France 1938-1940

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261222
eISBN:
9780191717550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261222.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

Scholars have examined the tempestuous course of French domestic politics between the wars with an eye to explaining what went wrong in the spring of 1940. Two opposing tendencies emerge in ... More


The Interlude

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the fact that Beneš's policies were held responsible for all the misfortunes of the nation. Beneš was helped by the fact that he withdrew straightaway from public life, and ... More


MacNeice, Munich, and Self-Sufficiency

Peter Robinson

in Twentieth Century Poetry: Selves and Situations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273256
eISBN:
9780191706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273256.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Louis MacNeice's poetics in his Autumn Journal in the light of issues for international relations focused around the Munich Crisis of September 1938. The poet's plea for an ... More


Britain’s Near Abroad

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Neville Chamberlain addressed the people of Britain a few days before he flew to Munich to meet Adolf Hitler in 1938. The subject of the prime minister was the dispute between the government of ... More


Munich, Russia, and Worpswede 1896–1902

Donald Prater

in A Ringing Glass: The Life of Rainer Maria Rilke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158912
eISBN:
9780191673405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158912.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

Rilke began in earnest a career as poet and writer in Munich. In 1897, he met and fell in love with a married woman, Lou Andreas-Salomé. In 1899 Rilke accompanied Lou and her husband on a trip to ... More


Britain and Munich Reconsidered: A Personal Historical Journey

Keith Robbins

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reflects on the connection between Czechoslovakia and Britain by commenting on the Munich agreement. It takes two exemplars from personal experience: the author's tutor A. J. P. Taylor ... More


The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Zbynék Zeman and Antonín Klimek

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Edvard Beneš was a key figure in the history of Czechoslovakia in the first three decades of her existence. He helped Thomas Masaryk to found the state in World War I, and in the 1920s he worked on ... More


Music Theater as Musiktheater

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Opera

Music theater is a coinage taken from the German musiktheater, originally applied to the chamber opera or zeitoper of the '20s and '30s. After World War II, new music in Germany became experimental, ... More


France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Peter Jackson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the French response to the challenge posed by National Socialist Germany in the years 1933–1939. It focuses on the relationship between the intelligence on German intentions and ... More


• The Years of Widening Recognition, 1831–1836

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0040
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Between May 1830 and his return to Berlin in June 1832, Felix Mendelssohn was hardly noticed by German periodicals. He published no new compositions in 1831, while his String Quartets opp. 12 and 13 ... More


From Locarno to Munich

Gábor Bátonyi

in Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History

There was fundamental disagreement between British government officials and diplomats on the question of the security of Western Europe. On the ... More


Munich

PETER JACKSON

in France and the Nazi Menace: Intelligence and Policy Making 1933-1939

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208341
eISBN:
9780191677984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208341.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Munich Agreement which has served as a touchstone for historians who argue that French leaders surrendered to drift and indecision before the Second World War. This ... More


Munich: A Unique Bestiality

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the view of Beneš about the Munich agreement which amounted to a personal tragedy. The crisis had started long before the international conference met in Munich on 29 ... More


France and the Suez Crisis

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/9780198202417.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This chapter establishes the central part played by Maurice Bourges-Maunoury, the Minister of Defence, in military assistance to Israel. It was Bourges-Maunoury who pressed for an accord first with ... More


Plus–plus chemistry: Manchester, 1931–7

Graeme K. Hunter

in Light is a Messenger: The Life and Science of William Lawrence Bragg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198529217
eISBN:
9780191712937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529217.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter details the life of William Lawrence Bragg from 1931–7. Following Bragg's 1930 nervous collapse, his wife Alice and father decided that he should get away from Manchester for an extended ... More


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