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Diplomat

Derek Drinkwater

in Sir Harold Nicolson and International Relations: The Practitioner as Theorist

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273850
eISBN:
9780191602344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273855.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sir Harold Nicolson’s international thought, more specifically, his thinking on international order, diplomacy, a united Europe, world government, and global peace, was shaped by his upbringing in a ... More


European Security, 1919–39

Derek Drinkwater

in Sir Harold Nicolson and International Relations: The Practitioner as Theorist

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273850
eISBN:
9780191602344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273855.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sir Harold Nicolson’s approach to the questions of inter-war European security represented an evolution from an idealist outlook at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 to a more measured degree of ... More


 Christian Awakening and the New China: Bamboo Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: The chapter describes Chinese nationalism's confrontation with missions, and how Marxist revolution continued that confrontation, culminating in Mao's New China. The chapter examines the ... More


Communication between hosts and social parasites

Davod R. Nash and Jacobus J. Boomsma

in Sociobiology of Communication: an interdisciplinary perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199216840
eISBN:
9780191712043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216840.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

All parasites need to evade host defences to be successful. Social parasites, however, face unique challenges and opportunities. Their hosts are particularly well defended against intruders, but ... More


Arthur Bryant, Appeasement, and Anti‐Semitism

Reba N. Soffer

in History, Historians, and Conservatism in Britain and America: From the Great War to Thatcher and Reagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199208111
eISBN:
9780191709210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208111.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Bryant's attitudes towards fascism cannot be separated from the rapidly accelerating events that began around 1934; or from the conflicting and confusing perceptions of those events and their context ... More


Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Scott Newton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This interpretation of Anglo-German appeasement challenges existing accounts, both orthodox and revisionist, by focusing on the economic motivations behind appeasement rather than on the workings of ... More


Introduction

Scott Newton

in Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the British policy of appeasement and how it was continued beyond the outbreak of war with the support of the government until Chamberlain's ... More


The Genesis of Appeasement, 1933–1938

Scott Newton

in Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The capture of Europe's most powerful economy by National Socialism was a profoundly disturbing event for Germany's neighbours and for all those who were committed to the complex of Enlightenment ... More


The Climax of Appeasement, 1938–1939

Scott Newton

in Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The high tide of British attempts to reach a lasting settlement with Germany ran from the summer of 1938 until March 1939. It was a period which started with the Sudeten crisis, peaked at Munich, and ... More


The Approach of War, March-September 1939

Scott Newton

in Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The German invasion of Czechoslovakia was a surprise to the British government and provoked widespread anxiety amongst a public whose willingness to believe in the permanence of the Munich agreement ... More


Conclusion

Scott Newton

in Profits of Peace: The Political Economy of Anglo-German Appeasement

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202127
eISBN:
9780191675164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202127.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Hess affair marked the last serious attempt to reach a specifically Anglo-German,détente. In July 1945 the British electorate, radicalized by total war, elected a majority Labour government for ... More


Churchill and Appeasement

Paul Addison

in Churchill

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206262
eISBN:
9780191677052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

What might loosely be called the Churchillian critique of appeasement involves a series of assumptions about patterns of behaviour in international crises to which appeal has frequently been made ... More


Status Quo

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 14 describes the political climate of fear and resentment that lingered between the United States and the ROC, despite open displays of goodwill. Eisenhower often questioned the placement of ... More


Hopes of Anglo-French Intervention Fade

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0061
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes a more detailed look into the Anglo-French policies toward Spain, especially in light of its complex relations with Russia and Germany. Both Britain and France had feared that any ... More


Introduction: Saydo’s Argument

Sarah D. Shields

in Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393316
eISBN:
9780199894376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393316.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, European Modern History

The government of Turkey claimed that the population of the Sanjak of Alexandretta was Turkish and insisted that the territory could therefore not become part of the predominantly Arabic-speaking ... More


Independence

Sarah D. Shields

in Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393316
eISBN:
9780199894376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393316.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History, European Modern History

The Sanjak became independent on November 29, 1937, amid celebrations by local Turks. France and Turkey became embroiled in renewed controversy as Ankara claimed that mandatory officials were trying ... More


Harvest of Briars: Turks, Russians, and the Southeastern Frontier

A. Wess Mitchell

in The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196442
eISBN:
9781400889969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196442.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the competition with the Ottoman Empire and Russia, from the reconquest of Hungary to Joseph II’s final Turkish war. On its southern and eastern frontiers, the Habsburg Monarchy ... More


Leaders: Authority and Crises

Stuart Ball

in Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667987
eISBN:
9780191751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667987.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter arrives at the apex of power in the Conservative Party—the Leader of the Party. It analyses the office of Party Leader: their rise to the top, the machinery by which they ‘emerge’ or are ... More


Behavior and Ecology of Rock Iguanas, I: Evidence for an Appeasement Display

Emília P. Martins and Kathryn E. Lacy

in Iguanas: Biology and Conservation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238541
eISBN:
9780520930117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238541.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the communicative displays of the Turks and Caicos Island iguana, Cyclura carinata. Animals living in social groups often exhibit communicative displays, for example, ... More


A Symbol of Appeasement: The United Nations, 1964–1979

Laurence R. Jurdem

in Paving the Way for Reagan: The Influence of Conservative Media on US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175843
eISBN:
9780813175874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175843.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

One of the major concerns of writers for the publications of conservative opinion was the growth of leftist ideology that permeated much of the newly independent Third World. Many of the activist ... More


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