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The Construction of the Nation

SHALINI ADVANI

in Schooling the National Imagination: Education, English, and the Indian Modern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062752
eISBN:
9780199080205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062752.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The heart of English education today lies not in an impetus for language acquisition but in the construction of the model citizen. While previous chapters explored the driving nationalist imperative ... More


Introduction

Maren Röger

in Wartime Relations: Intimacy, Violence, and Prostitution in Occupied Poland, 1939–45

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198817222
eISBN:
9780191858758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817222.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the regulation of intimate interactions between the German army —as well as the police and the SS — and the local residents in Polish territory, ... More


Introduction: Drawing Lines

Kim Christian Priemel

in The Betrayal: The Nuremberg Trials and German Divergence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199669752
eISBN:
9780191801020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669752.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the reader to the post-war scenery of occupied Germany, the Allies’ efforts to reform the German mind, and the idea that war crimes trials were one way of reorienting a nation ... More


Arabic-Islamic Records on Latin-Christian Europe

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to the general theme of the book. It discusses and defines the terminology employed to describe, analyse, and evaluate Arabic-Islamic records on medieval Western ... More


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