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8. Conclusion

8. Conclusion  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
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10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0008
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9780192840981
‘Conclusion’ places this discussion of nationalism in the wider context of current research. Nationalism research increased in the early twentieth century as the world tried to come to ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Gerard L. Weinberg

in World War II: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191781292
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688777.003.0010
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9780199688777
The ‘Conclusion’ shows how the world was changed forever by World War II, during which around sixty million people had been killed, the majority of them civilians. There were huge losses in ... More
6. The institutional peace

6. The institutional peace  

Oliver P. Richmond

in Peace: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191788642
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10.1093/actrade/9780199656004.003.0007
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9780199656004
‘The institutional peace’ introduces a form of peace that has been influential in the modern era, one that relies on international institutions and law to support the consolidation of a ... More
1. “When the Negro was in vogue”

1. “When the Negro was in vogue”  

Cheryl A. Wall

in The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2016
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Jul 2016
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9780190605544
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10.1093/actrade/9780199335558.003.0001
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9780199335558
The Harlem Renaissance was, in the 1920s and 1930s, called the New Negro Renaissance. Black people redefined themselves and announced their entrance into modernity. They responded to its ... More
The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction  

Cheryl A. Wall

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Aug 2016
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Jul 2016
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9780190605544
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10.1093/actrade/9780199335558.001.0001
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9780199335558
The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural awakening among African Americans between the two world wars. It was the cultural phase of the “New Negro” movement, a social and political phenomenon ... More
3. A historical departure

3. A historical departure  

Andrew F. Cooper

in The BRICS: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191790119
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723394.003.0003
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9780198723394
‘A historical departure’ describes how the BRICS, as both a diplomatic project and an international institution, is different from past groups. The catalyst for the BRICS members’ new type ... More
1. The problem

1. The problem  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
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10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0001
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9780192840981
‘The problem’ asks: What are nations? What is nationalism? How do the two differ? Throughout history humans have grouped together into societies based on their ancestry and location, which ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Gerard L. Weinberg

in World War II: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191781292
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688777.003.0001
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The enormous loss of life and physical destruction caused by the First World War led people to hope that there would never be another such catastrophe. How then did it come about that there ... More
1. Two approaches to freemasonry

1. Two approaches to freemasonry  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191837364
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0001
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9780198796275
‘Two approaches to freemasonry’ explains that the view of freemasonry is characterized by two main approaches: idealization and distrust. It outlines two very opposed, but representative ... More
4. The high tide of Progressivism, 1908–1917

4. The high tide of Progressivism, 1908–1917  

Walter Nugent

in Progressivism: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365579
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10.1093/actrade/9780195311068.003.0005
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9780195311068
‘The high tide of progressivism, 1908–1917’ explores how progressivism grew in the years leading up to World War I. After the financial crisis of 1907 the public realised that reform was ... More
2. Three centuries of freemasonry

2. Three centuries of freemasonry  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191837364
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0002
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‘Three centuries of freemasonry’ explores each century of freemasonry history, highlighting key events and trends. It begins in the late 1710s when freemasonry emerged as a specialized form ... More
Borders: A Very Short Introduction

Borders: A Very Short Introduction  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365791
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.001.0001
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9780199731503
Borders: A Very Short Introduction challenges the perception of borders as passive lines on a map, revealing them instead to be integral forces in the economic, social, ... More
1. A very bordered world

1. A very bordered world  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

in Borders: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365791
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10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.003.0001
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9780199731503
We hear constantly of controversies concerning the political, cultural, and economic borders of the world. Borders are central features in current international disputes relating to ... More
The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael S. Neiberg

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Apr 2019
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Mar 2019
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9780190645014
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10.1093/actrade/9780190644987.001.0001
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9780190644987
Signed on June 28, 1919, between Germany and the principal Allied powers, the Treaty of Versailles formally ended World War I. Problematic from the very beginning, the treaty was seen even ... More
1. Waves of decolonization

1. Waves of decolonization  

Dane Kennedy

in Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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May 2016
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9780190605537
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10.1093/actrade/9780199340491.003.0002
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9780199340491
‘Waves of decolonization’ outlines three phases of decolonization, beginning with the first wave in the Americas in the late eighteenth century, which led to the creation of the United ... More
7. A Navy Second to NoneThe U.S. Navy and World War I (1900–1939)

7. A Navy Second to None: The U.S. Navy and World War I (1900–1939)  

Craig L. Symonds

in American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2018
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May 2018
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9780199394777
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10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.003.0007
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9780199394760
The U.S. Navy thrived during the Theodore Roosevelt administration with several new battleships commissioned—the Great White Fleet—and the construction of the Panama Canal, which opened in ... More
Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction  

Andreas Önnerfors

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191837364
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.001.0001
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9780198796275
Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest, most widespread voluntary organizations. With a strong sense of liberation, moral enlightenment, cosmopolitan openness, and forward-looking ... More
8. Perceptions, prejudices, and persecutions

8. Perceptions, prejudices, and persecutions  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191837364
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0008
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9780198796275
Starting with early negative treatment in the press, freemasonry became the object of public persecution by governmental and church authorities across Europe—persecution that peaked with ... More
7. World war and dissolution20th century

7. World war and dissolution: 20th century  

Martyn Rady

in The Habsburg Empire: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780191834714
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10.1093/actrade/9780198792963.003.0007
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9780198792963
International politics in the later 19th and early 20th centuries was dominated by the ‘Eastern Question’: the legacy of the failing Ottoman Empire in the Balkans. ‘World war and ... More
2. National Socialism

2. National Socialism  

Jane Caplan

in Nazi Germany: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2019
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Jul 2019
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9780191785528
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10.1093/actrade/9780198706953.003.0002
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9780198706953
‘National Socialism’ argues that the roots of Nazi ideology and politics can be traced to Germany and Austria between 1890 and 1914, the era when Hitler and other leading Nazis came of age. ... More

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