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1946

Werner Heisenberg and Elisabeth Heisenberg.

Edited by Anna Maria Hirsch-Heisenberg.

in My Dear Li

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10610 words.

This chapter details the letters exchanged between January and June of 1946. These chronicle the family’s difficulties and separation from Werner in the aftermath of the war, as the family...

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1989

Mary Elise Sarotte.

October 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 376 pages.

This book explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on the world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television...

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A “Catholic-Oriented Movement”?

Derek Hastings.

in Catholicism and the Roots of Nazism

March 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13466 words.

This chapter traces the origins of Nazism's ties with Catholicism in Munich between 1920 and 1923. More specifically, it examines the Nazi response to the Bayerische Volkspartei's campaign...

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A “New Babel of Voices”

Jason C. Parker.

in Hearts, Minds, Voices

December 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10866 words.

The USIA continued to expand its activities in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East throughout the 1950s. There, US outreach encountered volatile issues of race, empire, development, and...

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A “New Europe”?

in Between States

May 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 8656 words.

This chapter tracks some of the events and phenomena that drew on wartime and prewar conceptions relating to the future of Transylvania. In so doing, it seeks to explain how and why the...

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A ‘conspiracy to undermine our holy faith’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5785 words.

This chapter describes the acceleration of the process of liberalisation. While Baptist ministers loyal to Spurgeon's legacy continued to preach hell-fire sermons, the Baptist Union, in...

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A ‘Fighting Cruiser’ to Hunt ‘the German Greyhounds’

Matthew S. Seligmann.

in The Royal Navy and the German Threat, 1901-1914

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13449 words.

Following the Cunard agreement, a feeling emerged in the Admiralty that countering fast German liners with even faster British ones might not be an effective policy. Liners were very...

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A ‘grand stade’ for Paris: stadia, urban planning and the 1924 Olympics

Robert W. Lewis.

in The Stadium Century

December 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13913 words.

This chapter focuses on the debates over the construction of a monumental, 100,000-person stadium in advance of the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris. The stadium’s advocates argued that it would...

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A ‘lay divine’: Burke, Christianity, and the Preservation of the British State, 1790–1797

Nigel Aston.

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914

February 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 14989 words.

The place of religion in the life of Edmund Burke remains a phenomenon as elusive as it is compelling, central to his vision in the 1790s. There are some areas of consensus. Most scholars,...

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A ‘Plastic Structure’

M. G. Brock.

in The History of the University of Oxford

November 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 35243 words.

In 1868, F. T. Palgrave saw Oxford University as entering a short ‘plastic period, [one of] those very rare and precious epochs’ when ‘radical changes are possible’. Others described the...

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