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The Interim, 1920–1939

Alexander V. Prusin

in The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The chapter explores the policies of the ‘successor‐states’ that emerged on the ruins of the three empires. Its major argument is that the attempts to rule the multiplicity of people, who differed in ... More


The Making of Empire, II: India, Madras, Bombay and Bengal 1765–1778

P. J. MARSHALL

in The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America c.1750-1783

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226665
eISBN:
9780191706813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226665.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Early British rule in India was built on Indian foundations. In Bengal the British were able to build on the foundations of a well-established state and a flourishing economy. Above all, the new East ... More


Agriculture, Ecology and Politics

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0015
Subject:
History, Economic History

Agricultural and commercial decline in one area was often matched by expansion of cultivation and trade in another. This chapter identifies the areas of growth and decline in agriculture and commerce ... More


Britain and the Reconstruction of Austria

Gábor Bátonyi

in Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The prime opportunity for raising a substantial loan for the reconstruction of Austria was in April 1922 at the Genoa Conference, the first ... More


The Agents and Structures of Peacemaking

Leonard V. Smith

in Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199677177
eISBN:
9780191850479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677177.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter provides a chronological overview of peacemaking after the Great War according to a constructivist interpretation of the “agent-structure problem.” Agents are simply the characters of ... More


Benedict XV: The Post-War World and the Church

John Pollard

in The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199208562
eISBN:
9780191785580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208562.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Church History

This chapter examines the Holy See’s critical response to the Versailles Peace Settlement of 1919 and to the subsequent territorial rearrangement of Europe. It also analyses in detail Benedict and ... More


Goths and Romans 332–489

Peter Heather

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205357
eISBN:
9780191676581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205357.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the collision of Goths and Romans in the fourth and fifth centuries. In these years Gothic tribes played a major role in the destruction of the western half of the Roman Empire, ... More


The Vicissitudes of Political Identity: Historical Narrative in the Barbarian Successor States of Western Europe

Felice Lifshitz

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0019
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explains how national histories, ‘intended to explain at length the legitimacy of a present secular power’, certainly abounded in Western Europe during the eleventh and twelfth ... More


Remaking Mobility: International Conferences and the Emergence of the Modern Passport System

Peter Becker

in Remaking Central Europe: The League of Nations and the Former Habsburg Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854685
eISBN:
9780191888885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854685.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Our modern passport system emerged after the Great War. It superseded the tight control of individual mobility during wartime, but did not come close to prewar conditions of open borders. The League ... More


Conclusion

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the final phase of the decline of the Mughal empire in the eighteenth century. It argues that this decline was manifested in Awadh and Punjab in a kind of political ... More


Introduction: Central Europe and the New International Order

Peter Becker and Natasha Wheatley

in Remaking Central Europe: The League of Nations and the Former Habsburg Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854685
eISBN:
9780191888885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854685.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introduction explores the entangled history of the Habsburg successor states and the new international order of 1919. It argues that Central Europe formed a key laboratory for tools and ... More


Austria–Hungary

Peter Haslinger

in Empires at War: 1911-1923

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702511
eISBN:
9780191772207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702511.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses the military mobilization and expansion, as well as the social and political disintegration of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the era of the Great War (1912–1920, thus including ... More


Trade and Politics in the Arcot Nizāmat (1700–1732)

Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam

in Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter is a regional study of the emerging “successor state” of Arcot in southern India, drawing upon the Persian chronicling tradition and the records of the Dutch East India Company. The ... More


Vibrant Commonalities and the Yugoslav Legacy: A Few Remarks

Gordana P. Crnković

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

While political elites and new governments continue to assert the distinctiveness of the Yugoslav successor states and the nonconnection with a shared Yugoslav past, the art created in the region in ... More


Remaking Central Europe: The League of Nations and the Former Habsburg Lands

Peter Becker and Natasha Wheatley (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198854685
eISBN:
9780191888885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854685.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book presents Central Europe as a key laboratory for the interwar international order. A new regional order of national states, ushered into being by the dissolution of the multinational ... More


Epilogue

Nancy M. Wingfield

in The World of Prostitution in Late Imperial Austria

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198801658
eISBN:
9780191840296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801658.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Austria-Hungary’s defeat in the war was a juncture in long-term historical processes rather than a decisive break with the past in matters of morality. Bureaucratic transition did not necessarily ... More


The German Empire

Heather Jones

in Empires at War: 1911-1923

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702511
eISBN:
9780191772207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702511.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

The German Reich, established in 1871, was an empire in more than one way. Under Wilhelm II, the German government had acquired colonies in South-West Africa (today’s Namibia), Cameroon and East ... More


Sovereignty at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919

Leonard V. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199677177
eISBN:
9780191850479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199677177.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

We have long known that the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 “failed” in the sense that it did not prevent the outbreak of World War II. This book investigates not whether the conference succeeded or ... More


Contradictory Stereotypes: ‘Barbarian’ and ‘Roman’ Rulers and the Shaping of Merovingian Kingship

Helmut Reimitz

in Evil Lords: Theories and Representations of Tyranny from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199394852
eISBN:
9780199394876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199394852.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Entering the postclassical world, this chapter examines what happened when Roman power structures were inhabited by so-called barbarian, do-nothing kings. Focusing in particular on the multilayered ... More


The Ottoman Empire

Mustafa Aksakal

in Empires at War: 1911-1923

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702511
eISBN:
9780191772207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702511.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the revolutions in the social and political organization of the Ottoman imperial domains – the Balkans and today’s “Middle East” – from the 1908 Young Turk Revolution to the ... More


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