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The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

Patrick Major

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Why was the West German Communist Party banned in 1956, only 11 years after it had emerged from Nazi persecution? Although politically weak, the post-war party was in ... More


Monuments

Rudy Koshar

in From Monuments to Traces: Artifacts of German Memory, 1870-1990

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217683
eISBN:
9780520922525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217683.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Monuments include ancient edifices such as earth mounds and pyramids, and also contemporary statues, plaques, obelisks, and other objects designed to commemorate dynasties and their rulers. In modern ... More


Masters

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the Risorgimento's moral and political leaders: Vincenzo Gioberti, Giuseppe Mazzini, Camillo Benso Count of Cavour, and Giuseppe Garibaldi. Albeit in different ways, all of ... More


Regrets and the Quest for New Faiths

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers Risorgimento patriots' concerns about the future of Italian liberty following national unification. They understood that the new state lacked a civil religion, and that liberal ... More


The Rise and Fall of “National Liberalism” after 1848

Balázs Trencsényi, Maciej Janowski, Mónika Baár, Maria Falina, and Michal Kopeček

in A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume I: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Long Nineteenth Century'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737148
eISBN:
9780191800610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737148.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

After 1848 the horizons of expectation of liberal politicians changed: the “innocence” of the early phases of national awakening was lost as national movements became aware that their programs of ... More


“The Principle of Humanity”: Lincoln in Germany and Italy, 1859–1865

Eugenio F. Biagini

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the influence of Abraham Lincoln's principle of humanity on European politics, particularly in Italy and Germany, during the period from 1859 to1865. It explains that the issues ... More


Ingjald the Wicked

Bruce Lincoln

in Between History and Myth: Stories of Harald Fairhair and the Founding of the State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226140926
eISBN:
9780226141084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226141084.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the story of Ingjald the Wicked, twenty-fourth king in the Yngling dynasty, whose oath serves as typological precedent for the one later used by Harald Fairhair when he was ... More


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