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Germany and the Coming of War

Hartmut Pogge von Standmann

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation in Germany at the start of World War I. It suggests that the fate of the portrait of Wilhelm II that was displayed at the Oxford Examination Schools in ... More


Muslim-Christian Dialogue in Difficult Times

Daniel A. Madigan

in Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827879
eISBN:
9780199919451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827879.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter argues that in the current geopolitical realities Muslim-Christian dialogue takes place in a very difficult, but hardly hopeless time. What is often overlooked is that religions can’t ... More


Russia and the Coming of War

D. W. Spring

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation in Russia during the start of World War I. It suggests that the critical point for Russia was the Council of Ministers on July 24, 1914. It was during ... More


Uncertainty in Foreign Policy Making: Changing Relations among South Korea, North Korea, and the United States of America in the Twenty-First Century

HeeMin Kim

in Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the changing political situation on the Korean peninsula. It establishes that the situation is amenable to Bayesian game analysis and presents an analysis of Bayesian games ... More


The Balkans and the Coming of War

Z. A. B Zeman

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation in the Balkans at the start of World War I. It cites an interview with Gavrilo Princip, the assassin of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, where he recreated ... More


The Habsburg Monarchy and the Coming of War *

R. J. W. Evans

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation of the Habsburg Monarchy during the start of World War I. It suggests that during this period the obsolete social and political system of Austria-Hungary ... More


Europe on the Eve of the First World War

Michael Howard

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation in Europe on the eve of World War I. In June 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in Sarajevo. In October 1914, young Germans ... More


Violent Finale

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0045
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the political situation in Jordan in 1951. This year was marked by political turmoil, acute economic crisis, continuing isolation within the Arab world, and persistent tensions ... More


Contesting Bottled Water: Markets and Material Publics

Gay Hawkins, Emily Potter, and Kane Race

in Plastic Water: The Social and Material Life of Bottled Water

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029414
eISBN:
9780262329521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029414.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explores the rise of bottled water as a contested commodity, something that has been described as ‘the new smoking’. Its aim is to empirically document how various political situations ... More


France and the Coming of War

Richard Cobb

in The Coming of the First World War

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228417
eISBN:
9780191678783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228417.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political situation in France during the start of World War I. It analyses Anglo-French relations and lists some of the Frenchmen that were honoured by Oxford University ... More


Beneath the Cards in a Game of Whist

Jules Barbey D’aurevilly

in Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696895
eISBN:
9781452952369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696895.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first of the stories that Barbey wrote, and it involves narrative frames within frames again, each frame in itself peopled with intriguing, often decadent characters. The story leads up ... More


Early Years

Robert Levy

in Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223950
eISBN:
9780520925083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223950.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the early years of Ana Pauker, who was born Ana Rabinsohn on December 13, 1893, to Orthodox Jewish parents in Vaslui County, Moldovia. In the late nineteenth century, Pauker's ... More


Archaeological Resource Management in Thailand

Thanik Lertcharnrit

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Thailand has a long history of cultural development, but the management of cultural resources under a protective framework did not begin until fairly recently. Throughout the history of cultural ... More


Tragedy’s Endurance: Performances of Greek Tragedies and Cultural Identity in Germany since 1800

Erika Fischer-Lichte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199651634
eISBN:
9780191801440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199651634.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book is devoted to the remarkable phenomenon of Greek tragedy’s endurance on German stages during the last 200 years. It examines how performances of Greek tragedies since 1800 contributed to the ... More


Gandhi at Bay

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks at the Calcutta Agreement and the non-violent, non-cooperation programme. The first part of the chapter focuses on the programme, which was created to meet the 1920 political ... More


George Sand Is Born

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter describes excitement about Aurore's new novel Indiana, which swept over Paris in the spring of 1832. Unfortunately, her novel came at a time when the capital was facing a massive cholera ... More


1875: Gloomy Prospects for Reelection

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0020
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter details how, when John Roy Lynch returned to his home after the adjournment of Congress in March of 1875, the political clouds were dark. The outlook, politically, was discouraging; the ... More


Propositum Meum Retardarunt

Howell A. Lloyd

in Jean Bodin, ‘This Pre-eminent Man of France’: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198800149
eISBN:
9780191839962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800149.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

Bodin’s experiences in the Netherlands and in England as a member of Anjou’s entourage are recounted, experiences which illustrate both his reputation as a man of learning and his risky explorations ... More


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