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Red Clouds: The Soviet Union and the Nazi–Soviet Pact, 1939

Zara Steiner

in The Triumph of the Dark: European International History 1933-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676095
eISBN:
9780191804786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199676095.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Soviet Union's pact with Nazi Germany, signed in 1939 as guarantee of non-belligerence by either nation towards the other. It first considers Joseph Stalin's belief that ... More


The Ritual Meeting of Two Cultures

Betty Booth Donohue

in Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037370
eISBN:
9780813042336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037370.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When Samoset (Abenaki) walked into Plymouth Colony in March of 1621, he announced an unexpected meeting between the Pilgrims and the local Algonquians who were led by the Massasoit Osamequin. The ... More


The Nightmare of the Dark: The Decisions for War

Zara Steiner

in The Triumph of the Dark: European International History 1933-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676095
eISBN:
9780191804786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199676095.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the reasons behind Adolf Hitler's decision to attack Poland in the face of an alliance among Britain, France, and the Soviet Union. It considers Hitler's belief that Germany was ... More


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