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Networks in Opposition: Linking Organizations through Activists in the Polish People's Republic

Maryjane Osa

in Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251780
eISBN:
9780191599057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251789.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explores changes in the informal networks of overlapping memberships between opposition organizations in Poland between the 1960s and the 1980s. When civic organizations are subject to severe ... More


Introduction

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

in Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the collectivization of agriculture in Romania. The collectivization of agriculture was the first mass action, in largely agrarian countries like ... More


After World War II: Germany, Japan, and Hungary

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the democratization of civil–military relations in two former fascist dictatorships, postwar Germany and Japan, whose armies had destroyed and terrorized large swathes of the ... More


Democracy

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the mechanisms underlying the large and temporally resilient democratic values deficit among residents of post-communist countries. While a number of pre-communist and ... More


Eastern Christianity and Human Security in Postwar Europe

Lucian N. Leustean

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reveals the complex and subtle relationship between Orthodox religion and communist regimes that sought either to destroy the church or to use it for their own purposes. The eventual ... More


Social Welfare

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the mechanisms underlying the greater support for an active welfare state among residents of post-communist countries. The analysis found very strong evidence that additional ... More


Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1949, Romania's fledgling communist regime unleashed a radical and brutal campaign to collectivize agriculture in this largely agrarian country, following the Soviet model. This book provides the ... More


Invisible Enemies across the Frozen River

Sören Urbansky

in Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter argues that the rift between Beijing and Moscow had a lasting influence on the situation along the border, with direct and indirect consequences for those living in the area. The two ... More


Dictators and Democrats in the Dominican Republic

Lindsey A. O’Rourke

in Covert Regime Change: America's Secret Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501730658
eISBN:
9781501730689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730658.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson did not foresee a direct Soviet threat in the Dominican Republic when they decided to intervene. Instead, America pursued the ... More


On Authoritarian Leadership

Graeme Gill

in Bridling Dictators: Rules and Authoritarian Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192849687
eISBN:
9780191944802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849687.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the established view of the way leadership in an authoritarian regime operates, emphasizing its arbitrary and violent dimensions. It criticizes this literature in terms of both ... More


Jews in Museums: Narratives of Nation and ‘Jewishness’ in Post-Communist Hungarian and Polish Public Memory

Anna Manchin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews how museums in Poland and Hungary have conceived of Jewish history within national history, particularly in the way they represent the interwar years, the Second World War, and ... More


Between Institutional Transfer and Legacies: Local Administrative Transformation in Eastern Germany

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter is concerned with the transformation of local authorities in East Germany since the collapse of the communist regime. It starts by examining the process of institution-building in terms ... More


Secrets, Inheritance, and a Generation’s Remains

Maya Nadkarni

in Remains of Socialism: Memory and the Futures of the Past in Postsocialist Hungary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750175
eISBN:
9781501750205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750175.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter demonstrates how the rhetoric of communist terror and the danger of its return would soon extend past party politics to encompass intimate friendships and family relationships. It ... More


The Things of Life: Materiality in Late Soviet Russia

Alexey Golubev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752889
eISBN:
9781501752902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752889.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book is a social and cultural history of material objects and spaces during the late socialist era. It traces the biographies of Soviet things, examining how the material world of the late ... More


Whose Nation, Whose State? Working-Class Nationalism and Antisemitism in Poland, 1945‒1947

Padraic Kenney

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies working-class nationalism and antisemitism in post-war Poland. It argues that in early post-war Poland, citizen–state relations expressed themselves in part through national ... More


Moscow

Sean McMeekin

in The Red Millionaire: A Political Biography of Willy Munzenberg, Moscow's Secret Propaganda Tsar in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098471
eISBN:
9780300130096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098471.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter studies the status of Moscow after the Bolsheviks evacuated European Petrograd for the ancient Russian capital of Muscovy in March 1918, which led to the Moscow Kremlin assuming an ... More


The Fading of Structural Postmodernism and a Triumphal Exception: Francis Fukuyama

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0012
Subject:
History, Historiography

The accelerating globalization in the post-1945 world raised entirely new questions about progress. On the one hand, particularly, globalization supplied a new opposition to favorable views of ... More


Corruption in contemporary politics: A new travel guide

James L. Newell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719088919
eISBN:
9781526138729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088919.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book provides an accessible account of current thinking about political corruption, recognising that the phenomenon is a serious problem: since it infringes rules defining legitimate and ... More


Hitler's New Disorder: The Second World War in Yugoslavia

Stevan Pavlowitch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197537039
eISBN:
9780197610855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537039.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of the Second World War in Yugoslavia was for a long time the preserve of the Communist regime led by Marshal Tito. It was written by those who had battled hard to come out on top of the ... More


Milton in Serbian/Montenegrin: from behind Bars

Marjan Strojan

in Milton in Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

The focus of this chapter is the first Serbian translation of Paradise Lost, which appeared in Belgrade in 1989. It was a reprint of Djilas’s translation of the epic, published twenty years earlier ... More


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