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A Framework for Comparison

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter establishes a comparative framework for evaluating possible explanations for the striking discrepancy in conflict intensity between Ulster and Upper Silesia. It surveys the historical ... More


Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Timothy Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Both Ulster and Upper Silesia saw conflicts over self-determination in the years after the First World War. The violence in Upper Silesia was more intense both in the numbers killed and in the forms ... More


Boundaries, Territory, Identity and Violence

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores conflict dynamics as both Ulster and Upper Silesia as interactive processes. It compares the types of violence practised in each conflict, their spatial patterning, and their ... More


Loyalism and Violence

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the loyalist militants that sought to keep Ulster within the United Kingdom and Upper Silesia within the German Reich through participation in violence. It compares the ... More


Introduction

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The ending of Great War in November 1918 sparked fresh local conflicts along the ethnic frontiers of Europe, including Ulster and Upper Silesia (in the south eastern corner of the German Reich). In ... More


Irish/Polish Nationalism and Violence

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the involvement of Irish and Polish nationalists in violence. It first considers how far political developments and internal communal divisions can be held to account for the ... More


Conclusion: Retrieved Gauntlets

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter returns to the theoretical concern with communal boundaries in deeply divided societies that was first raised in the introduction. The argument of Donald Horowitz that it ... More


‘In Default of an Immediate Realization of a True League of Nations’: The First Years of the League, 1919–1921

Peter J. Yearwood

in Guarantee of Peace: The League of Nations in British Policy 1914-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199226733
eISBN:
9780191710308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226733.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After American rejection of the Covenant, which London could not influence, the League was overshadowed by the Allied Supreme Council which tackled the main post‐war issues. The British supported the ... More


The International Protection of Individual Rights Before 1939

A. W. BRAIN SIMPSON

in Human Rights and the End of Empire: Britain and the Genesis of the European Convention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267897
eISBN:
9780191714115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267897.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

In 1939, there existed at the international level no universal or regional arrangements protecting individuals against their own governments. This chapter traces the institutions and arrangements ... More


Exporting Volksgemeinschaft: The Deutsche Volksliste in Annexed Upper Silesia

Gerhard Wolf

in Visions of Community in Nazi Germany: Social Engineering and Private Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199689590
eISBN:
9780191768316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689590.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the National Socialist population policy in occupied Upper Silesia, where the Nazis used all the violence at their disposal to set about creating Volksgemeinschaft. In this ... More


Richard Hartshorne, The Nature of Geography and Perspective on the Nature of Geography

Geoffrey Martin

in American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195336023
eISBN:
9780190269920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336023.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Numerous geographers had attempted to define geography and the geographer’s task prior to 1939. In the United States, such persons included W. M. Davis, W. S. Tower, N. M. Fenneman, C. R. Dryer, J. ... More


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