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Expelling the Germans: British Opinion and Post-1945 Population Transfer in Context

Matthew Frank

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233649
eISBN:
9780191716294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233649.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book focuses on how Britain perceived the mass movement of German populations from Poland and Czechoslovakia at the end of the Second World War. Drawing on a wide range of British archival ... More


Ian Dalrymple McFarlane, 1915–2002

Terence Cave

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Ian Mcfarlane belonged to the generation of scholars whose early careers were interrupted by the outbreak of the Second World War. Drawing on the sense of a new start and a radical break with past ... More


Introduction

Matthew Frank

in Expelling the Germans: British Opinion and Post-1945 Population Transfer in Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233649
eISBN:
9780191716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233649.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides a brief overview of the historical and historiographical controversies relating to the expulsion of the Germans, as well as an outline of the methodology, ... More


The Ecumenical Movement and the Schuman Plan, 1950–54

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The first chapter examines the position of the ecumenical movement towards the reconstruction of post-war Europe. In May 1950 the Schuman Declaration challenged the ways in which both churchmen and ... More


Setting up a non-profit enterprise (1945–47)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 depicts the political, social and economic situation on the European continent at the end of World War Two and gives an account of international and United States relief activities to help ... More


Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Tom Buchanan and Martin Conway (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the 20th century, Catholics have been enthusiastic supporters of the dictatorships of Franco and Salazar, victims of Nazism in Germany, and advocates of Christian Democracy in post-war Europe. ... More


Introduction

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The Introduction sets out the framework of analysis and provides an overview of the main actors involved in religious dialogue in post-war Europe.


Electoral System Personalization in the Origins of Europe’s Electoral Systems

Alan Renwick and Jean-Benoit Pilet

in Faces on the Ballot: The Personalization of Electoral Systems in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199685042
eISBN:
9780191765346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685042.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins the book’s detailed qualitative analysis of processes of electoral reform in European democracies. Specifically, it analyses the origins of Europe’s electoral systems, looking at ... More


The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Heike Wieters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a historical account of the non-governmental organization CARE, one of the largest humanitarian NGOs worldwide. Beginning in the 1940s, the author analyzes CARE’s history, taking ... More


Three Leaps in the Dark, 1950–1982

Ashoka Mody

in EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199351381
eISBN:
9780190873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351381.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the evolution of Europe's monetary union as a French initiative motivated by goal of achieving monetary and economic parity with Germany. The Schuman Declaration in 1950 ... More


The Question of Evil in Post-War British Fiction

Robert Eaglestone

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter argues that Iris Murdoch’s view that the fiction of the 1950s and early 1960s could not address evil is narrow and hence incorrect. Several important writers, such as William Golding, ... More


Conclusion: Rites of Oblivion

Guy Beiner

in Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

An understanding of the historical dynamics of social forgetting can be learned from the detailed case study of the vernacular historiography of the 1798 Rebellion in Ulster. It has far-reaching ... More


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