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Regions and Frontiers

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the configuration of the southern Upper Rhine to find out whether mountain ranges or the river itself acted as barriers or clasps, frontiers or crossing-points. Modern political ... More


Territories and Boundaries

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

The vagueness and permeability of the Upper Rhine's natural frontiers in the later Middle Ages were reflected in the boundaries of territorial authority. Only the Vosges, separating the lordships of ... More


Maps for Movement

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

in Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter explores how hiking maps and panoramas promoted French and German claims to Alsace-Lorraine during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In 1871, when the French-German border ... More


The Bitter Fall

William Stuart Nance

in Sabers through the Reich: World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169606
eISBN:
9780813169644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169606.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter covers operations from the end of September 1944 to the beginning of the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. It highlights fighting in the Vosges Mountains, the conclusion of the seige ... More


A Desperate Winter

William Stuart Nance

in Sabers through the Reich: World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169606
eISBN:
9780813169644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169606.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter covers not only the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes, but the lesser known Operation NORDWIND against the Sixth Army Group in the Vosges Mountains. Spanning December 1944 and January ... More


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