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Introduction

Udi Greenberg

in The Weimar Century: German Émigrés and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159331
eISBN:
9781400852390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159331.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter discusses Germany's transition from a racist dictatorship into a liberal democracy. Having fought for the Nazi regime with ferocity throughout the war, Germans performed a ... More


From the Outbreak of War in July 1914 to the Genoa Conference, 1922

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the state of American and European economies during the outbreak of World War I until the Genoa Conference was convened in 1922. It first considers the military–political ... More


Priestley's war

John Baxendale

in Priestley's England: J. B. Priestley and English Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072864
eISBN:
9781781700662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072864.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter deals with Priestley and the period of war. Priestley was among those who saw the war as an opportunity for much-needed social and cultural change. For him, the hope of radical postwar ... More


Eco-Socialism and Green City Making in Postwar Vietnam

Christina Schwenkel

in Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines shifts in the meaning and use of green space in socialist housing blocks in Vinh City, Vietnam, a ‘model’ socialist city rebuilt by East Germany (GDR) after its destruction by ... More


Toward Development: Shaking Loose the Colonies

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the colonies of the United States and the decision of the government to “shake them loose.” It first looks at the colonies, which were considered as the “dependent” areas. It ... More


The Roaring Twenties in Europe

David Ellwood

in The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198228790
eISBN:
9780191741739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228790.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

‘Everywhere there emerged the centrality of America — whether loved or loathed — as the crucial term of comparison when the topic was building the future in any form’; the challenges of 1920s ... More


The Great Divergence

Joshua T. McCabe

in The Fiscalization of Social Policy: How Taxpayers Trumped Children in the Fight Against Child Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190841300
eISBN:
9780190841331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841300.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Population and Demography

Chapter 2 looks at the “great divergence,” when logics of appropriateness were institutionalized in public policies. It shows just how similar all three countries were in the interwar period. Prior ... More


The Bizone, and the Bevin Plan

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In response to Ernest Bevin's initiative — or threat — to organise the British zone independently, U.S. Secretary of State James Byrnes offered to create an economic unit out of two or more zones. ... More


Conclusions

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

By December 1947, the Council of Foreign Ministers, which had been established at Potsdam, had clearly failed to fulfil part of its avowed purpose, that of preparing a peace treaty to decide the ... More


Tajikistan’s Fractious State

Lawrence P. Markowitz

in State Erosion: Unlootable Resources and Unruly Elites in Central Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451874
eISBN:
9780801469466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451874.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter pursues a microcomparative study of the makeup of state security apparatuses in two regions across Tajikistan. These regions—Khatlon Province and Rasht Valley—exemplify how resource ... More


The Revolution in Prices

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter surveys the great wartime inflations of the twentieth century. The twentieth century was the most inflationary century in history, partly due to the financing of great wars as well as ... More


The Moscow Council, March–April 1947

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It was generally anticipated that the Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Moscow would be ‘the most momentous session’ of the Council and that its failure to bring progress on Germany would bring ... More


The Liberal High Tide and Educative Democracy

Leslie Butler

in Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler.7
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the liberal high tide amid the Union victory, the abolition of slavery, and the vindication of democracy. In the early years of postwar Reconstruction, an alliance of American ... More


Festivals

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses two state-sponsored interventions in national identity, namely the Millennium Experience and the Festival of Britain. These events show the challenges in managing a public list ... More


The London Council, November–December 1947

Anne Deighton

in The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278986
eISBN:
9780191684272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278986.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The fifth Council of Foreign Ministers, and the last that was to be held for eighteen months, has generally been recognised as a failure. The changed international climate that George Marshall's ... More


The World Bank and Development

in The Political Economy of the World Bank: The Early Years

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760652
eISBN:
9780804770798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760652.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the early years of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), commonly known as the World Bank, in the 1940s and the 1950s. It explains that the IBRD was ... More


Great Powers and Cooperative Conflict Management

Erin K. Jenne

in Nested Security: Lessons in Conflict Management from the League of Nations and the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453908
eISBN:
9781501701276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453908.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter draws on the implications of this book's analysis to suggest ways for designing more effective regional security regimes both inside Europe and beyond. To establish effective ... More


State Matters

Martha Lampland

in The Value of Labor: The Science of Commodification in Hungary, 1920-1956

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226314600
eISBN:
9780226314747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314747.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the efforts to restructure the government bureaucracy, economy and academic institutions that were initiated at the end of WWII when a multi-party political system was still in ... More


The Aftermath of War

John Boje

in An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the aftermath of the South African War, focusing on the period from the conclusion of peace, when Lord (Horatio) Kitchener shook hands with the Boer delegates and pledged, “We ... More


Introduction: Writing a Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

David Hanlon

in Making Micronesia: A Political Biography of Tosiwo Nakayama

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838461
eISBN:
9780824868550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838461.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter examines Tosiwo Nakayama's role in making Micronesia. Nakayama's more localized efforts at making or creating a Micronesia stand in stark contrast to earlier colonial ... More


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