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The Sense of the Ending in La clemenza di Tito

Jessica Waldoff

in Recognition in Mozart's Operas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151978
eISBN:
9780199870387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151978.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Opera

La clemenza di Tito, a political allegory, dramatizes clemency as a central tenet of enlightened governance. The events of the plot allow dark tendencies in human nature to ... More


The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Dimitris Livanios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Although the Macedonian Question and British foreign policy in the Balkans during the 1940s have attracted considerable interest, the relation between the two issues has not received much attention. ... More


The First Strife: The Crisis of the 1930s, War, and the Cease‐Fire of the 1960s

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

An account is given of the political history of the Yugoslav region from the 1930s to the 1960s, highlighting the role of the various religious and political organizations during the period. The ... More


United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Civil Religion of Brotherhood and Unity

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter opens with some extracts from the letters from Yugoslav peoples of various religions and nation‐states during the period of Tito's illness prior to his death in May 1980. An account is ... More


Ghost Resurrected: Bulgar–Yugoslav Negotiations for Federation, and the British Response, 1944–1945

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the turbulent Bulgar-Yugoslav relations in the second half of 1944 and Tito's attempt to construct a Balkan federation, with Macedonia as a federal unit. Given that the ... More


Between Centralism and Separatism: The Emergence of the Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 1944–1948

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The single most important feature of the Macedonian Question in the 1940s was the emergence in Tito's Yugoslavia of Macedonia as a federal unit. This chapter aims at offering a new perspective on ... More


A Loveless, but Necessary, Entanglement

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter offers some concluding remarks about the British connection to the Macedonian Question in the 1940s. It discusses the main parameters of British strategic thinking about Macedonia, ... More


Russian Minervas Staging Empire

Inna Naroditskaya

in Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195340587
eISBN:
9780199918218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340587.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the course of the eighteenth century, a wide array of social genres encompassed coronations, princely weddings, parades, masquerades, and operas. With its formulaic plots about ancient Roman ... More


Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958

Ted Hopf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858484
eISBN:
9780199933426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858484.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

General answers are hard to imagine for the puzzling questions that are raised by Soviet relations with the world in the early years of the Cold War. Why was Moscow more frightened by the Marshall ... More


Rulers, Ghosts, and Prophets: Romans in Romantic Opera

Erling Sandmo

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Roman history was peripheral to what is usually termed ‘romantic’ opera, i.e., works written between c.1830 and 1900. This chapter, however, insists on seeing musical romanticism as contemporary with ... More


Pinpricks

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0029
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Tito operated in regions where Partisan political skills could be grasped if communal tensions could complement the insurrection. The Partisans went recruiting in the west in the style of patriots ... More


Socialist Supermarkets and “Peaceful Competition”

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Eastern Europe, highlighting the ways in which the communist contestants in the Farms Race pursued noncapitalist goals in the economic battles of the Cold War. Supermarket ... More


: Salsa Zero the 1950s

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the historical emergence of salsa music in New York City in the 1950s. It begins by describing the performances of Latin orchestras at the Palladium, a large ballroom that ... More


Tito’s Yugoslavia and after: Communism, post-Communism, and the war in Croatia

Macdonald David Bruce

in Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064661
eISBN:
9781781700198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064661.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores Communism, post-Communism, and the war in Croatia during Josip Broz Tito's regime and analyses Serbian and Croatian nationalist interpretations of the Yugoslav period, during ... More


Tito Schipa, Italian Film Sound, and Opera’s Legacy on Screen

Jennifer Fleeger

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter examines the film career of tenor Tito Schipa to demonstrate the value of the idea of opera in the construction of the Italian postsynchronous soundtrack. A singer born in southern Italy ... More


Taming It: The Party-State Establishment and the Perils of Pleasure

Patrick Hyder Patterson

in Bought and Sold: Living and Losing the Good Life in Socialist Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450044
eISBN:
9780801463631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450044.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Josip Broz Tito and Yugoslavia's state authorities responded to the capitalist-style consumer society that emerged in the late 1960s. Socialist critics challenged the new ... More


Neoclassical Economics and Yugoslav Socialism

in Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775663
eISBN:
9780804778961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775663.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

After World War II, Marshall Josip Broz Tito and his Communist Party took control of the Yugoslav state and embarked on the creation of a socialist system based on the Soviet model by nationalizing ... More


Stalin, the Split with Yugoslavia, and Soviet–East European Efforts to Reassert Control, 1948–1953

Mark Kramer

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Until mid-1949, the whole of eastern Europe seemed to be under tight Soviet control, but the unexpected announcement of a sharp rift between Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union altered the nature of the ... More


Resistance Movements

Alexander Prusin

in Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041068
eISBN:
9780252099618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041068.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Examines the emergence, make-up, and activities of the two resistance movements – the nationalist Chetniks and the communist Partisans - and the complexity of their relationship. Initially, they ... More


Centro Simón Bolívar: A Symbol of Liberation for Revolution Square in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Tina Potočnik

in Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062624
eISBN:
9780813051734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062624.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay connects the Centro Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela, and the Revolution Square complex in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Potočnik demonstrates that the Centro Simón Bolívar served as a model for ... More


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