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The East German Leadership and the Division of Germany: Patriotism and Propaganda 1945-1953

Dirk Spilker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284122
eISBN:
9780191712579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284122.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Would it have been possible to build a unified and democratic Germany half a century before the fall of the Berlin Wall? This book reassesses this question by exploring Germany's division after World ... More


Street Fairs and Demonstrations

Matti Bunzl

in Symptoms of Modernity: Jews and Queers in Late-Twentieth-Century Vienna

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238428
eISBN:
9780520937208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238428.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the events leading up to the Jewish demonstration against the recently formed coalition government of the Christian Conservative People's Party and the right-wing Freedom ... More


Jews and Politics in Hungary

András Kovács

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity: Jews and Politics in a Changing World

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195103311
eISBN:
9780199854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195103311.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

During the period that began with the emancipation of Hungarian Jewry and ended with the fall of communism, the participation of the Jews in Hungary's political life was governed by the maxim “never ... More


The Emergence of Liberal Democracy in Latin America: Three Paths

John A. Peeler

in Latin American Democracies: Colombia, Costa Rica, Venezuela

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841532
eISBN:
9781469616209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841532.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the similarities and differences in the historical development of stable liberal democracies in Colombia, Costa Rica, and Venezuela. It begins by examining the political economy ... More


Introduction

Norman Etherington

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the relations between the Christian missions and the British Empire during the period from the 17th century to the 1960s. ... More


Missions and Empire

Norman Etherington (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The explosive expansion of Christianity in Africa and Asia during the last two centuries constitutes one of the most remarkable cultural transformations in the history of mankind. Because it ... More


Victory and Defeat

Douglas C. Comer

in Ritual Ground: Bent's Old Fort, World Formation, and the Annexation of the Southwest

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204294
eISBN:
9780520918702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204294.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines what transpired after the establishment of American political hegemony in the Southwest, and after the ritualistic cultural exchange broke down between the Anglo-Americans and ... More


Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

James M. Beeby (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The Populist Movement was the largest mass movement for political and economic change in the history of the American South until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. The Populist ... More


The Future in the Past

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter outlines the contours of change experienced by developing countries in the world economy, situated in historical perspective, which provides answers to the questions posed at the outset, ... More


Giving Up the Governor

Adam Clulow

in The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164283
eISBN:
9780231535731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164283.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the process of surrender by the Dutch East India Company as it attempted to reopen relations with Japan following the Tayouan incident. The company's attempt to reconcile with ... More


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