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‘In a hell of a turmoil’

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Exhausted by the war and ready for peace at any price, Rhodesian society in 1979 exhibited unmistakable signs of military failure, moral decline, and political disintegration. Moods and attitudes ... More


Conclusion

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter highlights common threads between chapters. It argues that Hindenburg's appeal was not limited by class, regional, or religious constraints. Hindenburg-worship differed ... More


Revolution and Political Responses

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

It took three years of war with its military failures, rising prices, and food shortages to undermine support for the Tsar among both propertied members of society and rank-and-file soldiers. In ... More


Interlude

Robert Frost

in The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198208693
eISBN:
9780191746345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208693.003.0038
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 35 examines the consequences of the failure to agree closer union in 1564. Sigismund August’s public declaration of support for the incorporationist Polish position and the failure to follow ... More


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