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Postscript

Ray Barman

in Resist to the End: Hong Kong, 1941-1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099760
eISBN:
9789882207363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099760.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how the Senior NCOs and their children in Hong Kong's pre-war garrison had been great friends. It notes that during the evacuation from Hong Kong on the Awatea, and in ... More


Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Scott M. Eddie

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The big landlords of eastern Germany have loomed large in Germany's history, but the absence of official statistics on land ownership has left their position and identity confined mostly to folklore, ... More


‘[T]his Insanum Bellum, this mad Warre’

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the similarities and differences between the English civil war and other European wars during the first half of the 17th century. It then ... More


Military Educations

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that even during its pre-war days, England was far better prepared to embark on a war than either contemporary studies have suggested. This pre-war preparation was of two kinds: ... More


Shock, 1914

MARK CONNELLY

in Steady The Buffs!: A Regiment, a Region, and the Great War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278602
eISBN:
9780191707056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278602.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Buffs' experiences in 1914. The battalion spent much time in desperate defences which appeared to both prove and disprove tenets of pre-war practice. German assaults had ... More


Hardy's The Dynasts: ‘Words…to Hold the Imagination’

Kenneth Millard

in Edwardian Poetry

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Dynasts occupies an anomalous position in Hardy studies; while his standing as a poet has improved in the later part of the 20th century, this reevaluation has yet to reach his ... More


Imperial Harrow: The Origins of a Modern School, 1885–1914

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

On June 15, 1912, King George V and Queen Mary attended Speech Day at Harrow School, receiving a loyal address from the boys, hearing songs, and taking tea with the Head Master and a fair proportion ... More


The Pre-War Army and the British Expeditionary Force, 1940

David French

in Raising Churchill’s Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246304
eISBN:
9780191697562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246304.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the pre-war army and the British Expeditionary Force's (BEF) military campaign in France and Flanders against the Germans in 1940. This campaign showed that the British were ... More


Barbara and Leszek Amatys and Wieslaw Stradomski: Historia filmu polskiego, ii: 1930–1939 (Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1988); pp. 406

Natan Gross

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the second volume of The History of Polish Film, written by Barbara and Leszek Amatys, together with Wiesław Stradomski. Stradomski compiled the first part, about the legal, ... More


Eve of Battle

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the war preparation and pre-war festivities in Belgium on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo. The Duke of Wellington, despite his busy schedule preparing for war against Napoleon ... More


T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

After graduating from Harvard in 1910, T. S. Eliot spent a year in Paris, and his experiences there had a profound and lasting influence upon his life and his work. Even so, most scholars and ... More


Radio, race, and the Television Service

Darrell M. Newton

in Paving the Empire Road: BBC Television and West Indian Immigration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081675
eISBN:
9781781702840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081675.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how BBC radio and its practices created possibilities for the recognition of African-Caribbean voices, as they discussed life in England years before the arrival of Windrush, ... More


Jewish Literature in France 1920–1932

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter covers a set of concerns surrounding the emergence of a modern Jewish literature in the French language. It explains what the novelty of a few maverick intellectuals in the pre-war years ... More


Jewish Youth Movements in Poland between the Wars as Heirs of the Kehilah

Ido Bassok

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes the ways in which youth movements functioned in the lives of their adherents, suggesting that these organizations came to fill the same roles as religion had for previous ... More


The Beginnings of a French Jewish Literature

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the tension between universalism and particularism as expressed in the pre-war poetry, novels, and essays of André Spire, Edmond Fleg, Henri Franck, and Jean-Richard Bloch. It ... More


My Jedwabne

Marta Kurkowska-Budzan

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concerns Jedwabne. It first attempts to ‘reconstruct’ the Jedwabne of pre-war times, with its Jewish, Polish, and German inhabitants, and their houses, shops, crafts, markets, and ... More


Tadeusz Piotrowski Poland’s Holocaust: Ethnic Strife, Collaboration with Occupying Forces and Genocide in the Second Republic, 1918–1947

Gwido Zlatkes

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0040
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter argues that the merit and importance of Tadeusz Piotrowski’s Poland’s Holocaust lie in the fact that all of the principal actors in the tragedy are gathered together in one book. The ... More


Beruf

Steven Seegel

in Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226438498
eISBN:
9780226438528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438528.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The chapter opens with a reminder that mapmen still saw cartography as a way to unify the world through the efforts of hard-working explorers. It relates the illusory rise to power of Bowman to the ... More


A Forgotten Network?: New Perspectives on Progressive Synagogues in Galicia and the Kingdom of Poland

Alicja Maśiak-Maciejewska

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 33: Jewish Religious Life in Poland since 1750

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764753
eISBN:
9781800852044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764753.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the post-partition Polish lands, in which several prayer houses and synagogues strove for the modernization of religious life and introduced some innovations and moderate ... More


Introduction

Richard Farmer

in "Cinemas and cinemagoing in wartime Britain, 1939-45": The utility dream palace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091889
eISBN:
9781526109644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091889.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Cinemas were, for tens of millions of Britons each week, an element of everyday life, and cinemagoing was a cultural and experiential activity that was at once exciting and mundane. Changes to ... More


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