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Procellariiform extinctions in the Holocene: threat processes and wider ecosystem-scale implications

R. Paul Scofield

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Procellariiformes — the order of oceanic tube-nosed seabirds that includes the albatrosses, petrels, and shearwaters — are an ancient group that has survived comparatively unchanged since the ... More


Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction

Thom van Dooren

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166188
eISBN:
9780231537445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166188.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book looks at the cultural and ethical significance of modern-day extinctions and asks us to assess our accountability toward other species in a rapidly changing world. It incorporates the ... More


Adventures Not in Paradise: White Squall

Vincent LoBrutto

in Ridley Scott: A Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177083
eISBN:
9780813177090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177083.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

White Squall is based on the book The Last Voyage of the Albatross, co-written by Chuck Gieg, who was a survivor of a prep school ship that sank during treacherous weather on the high seas. The ... More


Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Michele K. Troy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is about the Albatross Press, a Penguin precursor that entered into an uneasy relationship with the Nazi regime to keep Anglo-American literature alive under fascism. Albatross was, from ... More


Fledging Albatrosses: Flight Ways and Wasted Generations

Thom van Dooren

in Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166188
eISBN:
9780231537445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166188.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter emphasizes the “embodied temporality” of species by looking through the lives of albatrosses. Albatrosses are pelagic, nomadic birds that comfortably cross huge expanses of water each ... More


Winning the Continent

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Albatross Press's efforts to win the European continent, including the increasingly nationalistic German market. On February 15, 1932, flying in the face of the economic ... More


Made in Britain?

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Albatross Press carved its reputation as an ambassador for British books in Continental Europe. From its inception, John Holroyd-Reece had publicly framed Albatross as ... More


Introduction: Behind the Door

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the curious relationship between Albatross Press—a British-funded publisher of English-language books with Jewish ties—and the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler. Albatross began printing ... More


Tauchnitz Has a Rival

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Albatross Press's emergence as a rival of German publishing firm Bernhard Tauchnitz. By the time Nazi officials started scrutinizing Albatross and its books, books in English ... More


Spies for England

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Hans Otto's campaign against Albatross Press, highlighted by his attempt to portray Max Christian Wegner and John Holroyd-Reece as partners in deceit. It became evident to ... More


Un-German Literature

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the German book trade in general, and Albatross Press in particular, fared under Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime. For Kurt Enoch, as for all German Jews, the rise of Hitler ... More


The Scissors in Their Heads

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Albatross Press fared under Nazi censorship. In Britain, Albatross armed itself against enemies it could largely see; in Nazi Germany, it faced a more daunting challenge: ... More


A Tale of Two Publishers

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Albatross Press's acquisition of Bernhard Tauchnitz. Few Tauchnitz or Albatross readers knew the reasons behind the near demise and resurrection of Tauchnitz, or the ... More


The Center Will Not Hold

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Kurt Enoch and Albatross Press negotiated with the Nazi regime, and particularly the bureaucracy, as the government sought to drive all Jews out of the German cultural ... More


The Shell Game

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines why Albatross Press did not choose to restructure its business outside of Nazi Germany considering that Adolf Hitler's regime was extremely hostile to the spirit of the press. ... More


Suspicion

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Nazi authorities' suspicion that Albatross Press was a foreign imposter and that John Holroyd-Reece was actually a German agent. Holroyd-Reece was happy with the way things ... More


Dear Reader

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Albatross Press, through its books, made Anglo-American culture available to German readers. Despite their divergent philosophies, Albatross and the Nazi regime had one ... More


Allegiances

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Erich Kupfer, Albatross Press's managing director in Germany, handled the pressure of being asked by the Nazi authorities about disengaging Kurt Enoch from ... More


Faces of War

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of World War II on Albatross Press. On September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland. Two days later, Britain and France declared war against Germany. The onset of ... More


Enemy Books

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how John Holroyd-Reece and Erich Kupfer were able to deploy Albatross-Tauchnitz books despite being on opposite sides during World War II. When Britain declared war on Germany, ... More


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