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Introduction: The Darker World

Zachary Shore

in What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the ominous situation faced by Hitler's diplomats in Nazi Germany. It then discusses the purpose of the book, which is to examine how ... More


The Longest Knife

Zachary Shore

in What Hitler Knew: The Battle for Information in Nazi Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195154597
eISBN:
9780199868780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154597.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Control of information in Hitler's Germany was not simply a means for bureaucrats to get ahead; it could also help keep one alive. On June 30, 1934, the German government unleashed a reign of terror ... More


At Home with the Diplomats: Inside a European Foreign Ministry

Iver B. Neumann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449932
eISBN:
9780801462993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449932.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 2010 WikiLeaks release of 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables has made it eminently clear that there is a vast gulf between the public face of diplomacy and the opinions and actions that take place ... More


Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

Maren R Niehoff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300175233
eISBN:
9780300231304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175233.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Philo was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who left behind one of the richest bodies of work from antiquity, yet his personality and intellectual development have remained a riddle. This book ... More


Banks and Governments

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter explores the role of government in the history of British multinational banks. Before 1914, in most countries banks were free from government intervention. There were almost no ... More


Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Gábor Bátonyi

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book emphasises the key role played by Britain in restoring peace and stability in central Europe after the First World War. It focuses on the endeavours of British ... More


A New Body of Honour: Sir Thomas Wyatt

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Early in October 1542 Sir Thomas Wyatt died. He was thirty nine years old, and Hans Holbein's 1541 portrait of his head, bare neck, bare shoulders, and upper chest with hair shows that, in his last ... More


Mediating Across Difference: Oceanic and Asian Approaches to Conflict Resolution

Morgan Brigg and Roland Bleiker (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834593
eISBN:
9780824871697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834593.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is based on a fundamental premise: to deal adequately with conflict — and particularly with conflict stemming from cultural and other differences — requires genuine openness to different ... More


The Development of Asante Administration of Dutch and Elmina Affairs, I: Tribute-Collectors, Traders, and Diplomats, 1744–1816

LARRY W. YARAK

in Asante and the Dutch 1744–1873

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221562
eISBN:
9780191678448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221562.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter engages the examination of the kostgeld, showing how the commencement of kostgeld payments served as catalyst in the process of Asante administrative development. The course of this ... More


Prague: A ‘Political Observatory’ in Central Europe

Gábor Bátonyi

in Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Soon after his arrival in Czechoslovakia, Sir George Clerk established a close personal relationship with Masaryk and Beneš, which guaranteed ... More


Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Helen Jacobsen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This book is a study of the material world of English ambassadors at the end of the seventeenth century and illustrates the way in which architecture and the arts played an important role in ... More


The Coming of Peace, 1781–1783

H. M. Scott

in British Foreign Policy in the Age of the American Revolution

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201953
eISBN:
9780191675096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201953.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The situation was indeed made worse when the Anglo-Dutch War came to rise, since the Dutch were traditionally viewed as British allies. Because of the Gordon Riots and how embassy chapels were ... More


Munich: A Unique Bestiality

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the view of Beneš about the Munich agreement which amounted to a personal tragedy. The crisis had started long before the international conference met in Munich on 29 ... More


Émigrés and Experts

Michael Stenton

in Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the issues in foreign broadcasting and their impacts on domestic arguments. It explains that the Prime Minister tried to establish a rule that the Belgians and the other ... More


“Hallelujah, I'm a Travelin’!”: Freedom Riding through the Old Dominion

DEREK CHARLES CATSAM

in Freedom's Main Line: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125114
eISBN:
9780813135137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125114.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Before the Freedom Ride began, a bus company and one of its drivers was fined a hundred dollars each by federal judge William A. Bottle for insisting that Marguerite L. Edwards—an interstate ... More


Introduction

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Seventeenth-century diplomacy was a very visual form of politics and luxury consumption was integral to its conduct. English diplomats abroad were exposed to the very highest levels of expenditure on ... More


Patronage, Networks, and the Arts: The Earl of Arlington, 1618–1685

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Henry Bennet, earl of Arlington, is a neglected statesman. A sometime diplomat, he was Charles II’s longest-serving secretary of state and held the highest household office for ten years, but his ... More


Venetian Influences: The Earl of Manchester, 1662–1722

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Charles Montagu, fourth earl and later first duke of Manchester, displayed a connoisseurship that was shaped and informed by his experiences as a diplomat. He was a follower of French fashion, but ... More


Left Liberal Parliamentarians

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores how left liberal deputies (and party politicians in general) actually functioned in Berlin. Attention has been brought by John Röhl, Isabel Hull, and others to court politics ... More


African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Linda Heywood, Allison Blakely, Charles Stith, and Joshua C. Yesnowitz (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Bookended by remarks from African American diplomats Walter C. Carrington and Charles Stith, this book uses close readings of speeches, letters, historical archives, diaries, memoirs of policymakers, ... More


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