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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


The Culture of Disaster

Marie-Hélène Huet

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226358215
eISBN:
9780226358239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226358239.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

From antiquity through the Enlightenment, disasters were attributed to the obscure power of the stars or the vengeance of angry gods. As philosophers sought to reassess the origins of natural ... More


Housing policy and disabled people: from past to present

Laura Hemingway

in Disabled people and housing: Choices, opportunities and barriers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428066
eISBN:
9781447302094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428066.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reviews developments in housing policy, regulation and official advice as it relates to disabled people, with the aim of highlighting the extent of progress towards better practices. The ... More


Miguel de Barrios

Timothy Oelman (ed.)

in Marrano Poets of the Seventeenth Century: An Anthology of the Poetry of Joao Pinto Delgado, Antonio Enriquez Gomez and Miguel De Barrios

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100479
eISBN:
9781800340534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100479.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights Miguel de Barrios, who is by far the most “baroque” of the three Marrano poets: writing in the latter half of the century, he seems to have absorbed all the influences of the ... More


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