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Conclusion: What Is Success?

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the beginning, there were many who believed in these faith‐based policies — not as symbolic actions to alter the norm of church‐state separation, but as serious social policy offering help to the ... More


Epilogue

David Vital

in A People Apart: A Political History of the Jews in Europe 1789–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246816
eISBN:
9780191697623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246816.003.0420
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Three-fifths of the civilian population of Jews of continental Europe were done to death in the course of World War II by Germany and its allies. It was to be the solution for all time of what was ... More


White Collar Zen: Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160031
eISBN:
9780199850273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

It is said that in traditional Japan the samurai embraced Zen because it helped them to be fearless in adversity, to act quickly and decisively, and to keep focused on their ultimate goal. This book ... More


The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

Klaus Hentschel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205660
eISBN:
9780191709388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205660.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book identifies and discusses the puzzlingly uniform behaviour and mentality of German physicists in the immediate aftermath of World War II. During the first half-decade of the Allied ... More


“Fresh Trouble”: The House Subcommittee Frames Amendments

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The last week of July was a critical period for the framing of Japan's postwar Constitution. Ashida Hitoshi appointed 14 Diet members (including Kita Reikichi and Inukai Takeru) to a special ... More


Introduction: “A New Order of Things”

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Introduces the book's main argument: that it is too simple, and ultimately misleading, to say that SCAP (that is, General MacArthur and officers of the American Occupation) “imposed” a Constitution ... More


“Only as a Last Resort”: The Americans Take Over

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Begins by noting that, early in the Occupation period, General Douglas MacArthur (SCAP) told Japanese leaders that their country could not fulfill the terms of the Potsdam Declaration without ... More


Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Gregor Thum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

With the stroke of a pen at the Potsdam Conference following the Allied victory in 1945, Breslau, the largest German city east of Berlin, became the Polish city of Wroclaw. Its more than 600,000 ... More


Avoiding Götterdämmerung, 1945

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The final chapter examines the various strategies adopted by the Allied authorities in 1945 to influence German behaviour towards Allied POWs. Face‐to‐face meetings with the Swiss authorities in ... More


Becoming Bad Neighbours

ANDREW CRAWLEY

in Somoza and Roosevelt: Good Neighbour Diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212651
eISBN:
9780191707315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212651.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the sense of affinity that the United States felt with rulers whose authority derived from popular consent and helped bring Somoza's government to an end. This was not simply ... More


Warriors and Soldiers

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Warfare dominates much of Scottish and Native American history. The British and the Americans considered tribal peoples to be “natural warriors,” and employed them and treated them as such. This ... More


The Battle of the Java Sea 1

Arthur J. Marder

in Old Friends New Enemies: Volume 2: The Pacific War 1942-1945

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201502
eISBN:
9780191674907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201502.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The first section of this chapter compares the Japanese and Allied forces. It looks at the IJN offices, the Dutch strategy, Vice-Admiral Helfrich's and Admiral Doorman's dispositions, the lack of ... More


‘A Miserable Divided Nation’ 1

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0047
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe seems to have set out at the beginning of 1712 by boldly, perhaps foolishly, trying to pursue an independent line. Jonathan Swift’s Conduct of the Allies had appeared at the end of ... More


Ager Publicus from the Regal Period to 133

Saskia T. Roselaar

in Public Land in the Roman Republic: A Social and Economic History of Ager Publicus in Italy, 396-89 BC

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577231
eISBN:
9780191723414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577231.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter starts with a short overview of the conquest of land in the regal and early Republican periods and the nature of the possession of land and debates concerning its possession in this ... More


The Gracchi and the Privatization of Ager Publicus

Saskia T. Roselaar

in Public Land in the Roman Republic: A Social and Economic History of Ager Publicus in Italy, 396-89 BC

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577231
eISBN:
9780191723414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577231.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the attempts made the Gracchi to improve the situation of small and landless farmers. They attempted to distribute ager publicus which had remained in the hands of the state. ... More


Conclusion

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This concluding chapter draws the various strands together. It emphasises Spain's own contribution to its own survival, the determination of the ruling elite to hang onto empire, and the viability of ... More


Conclusion Composers in the Postwar Era Until the 1960s

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/9780195099249.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by discussing the reasons for studying the interrelationship between sociopolitical forces on one side and music and musicians on the other. It then enumerates several important ... More


Divided Allies: Strategic Cooperation against the Communist Threat in the Asia-Pacific during the Early Cold War

Thomas K Robb and David James Gill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741845
eISBN:
9781501741869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

By directly challenging existing accounts of post-World War II relations among the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, this book is a significant contribution to ... More


From Versailles to the Ruhr Crisis

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarises and evaluates the pattern of Franco–German relations from the Armistice talks of late 1918 to the reparations crisis of autumn 1922. It explains how and why inter-Allied ... More


Mediterranean Anarchy, Interstate War, and the Rise of Rome

Arthur Eckstein

Nishanta Rajakaruna (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246188
eISBN:
9780520932302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246188.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This study is the first to employ modern international relations theory to place Roman militarism and expansion of power within the broader Mediterranean context of interstate anarchy. The book ... More


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