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8. Conclusion

8. Conclusion  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0008
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chapter
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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

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191781292
DOI: 
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

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
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9780191788642
DOI: 
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
DOI: 
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
DOI: 
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
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
eISBN: 
9780191776281
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0001
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chapter
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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
4. Technological change

4. Technological change  

Alex Roland

in War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
eISBN: 
9780190605414
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190605384.003.0004
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9780190605384
‘Technological change’ presents three perspectives on the nature of change in military technology: research and development, dual-use technologies, and military revolutions. World War II ... More
5. Overcoming denial: contemporary Japan's quest for normalcy

5. Overcoming denial: contemporary Japan's quest for normalcy  

Christopher Goto-Jones

in Modern Japan: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777127
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199235698.003.0006
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9780199235698
‘Overcoming denial: contemporary Japan's quest for normalcy’ discusses Japan's identity and role in the post-Cold War world and focuses on the question of Japan's capacity and will to ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Dane Kennedy

in Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2016
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May 2016
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9780190605537
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340491.003.0001
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9780199340491
Decolonization is described as the “withdrawal from its former colonies of a colonial power; the acquisition of political or economic independence by such colonies.” However, war, ... More
Introduction: what's modern about modern Japan?

Introduction: what's modern about modern Japan?  

Christopher Goto-Jones

in Modern Japan: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777127
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199235698.003.0001
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9780199235698
The ‘Introduction‘ considers the meaning of modernity and the way that Japan has engaged with it. Modernity was not just something that happened to Japan; instead Japan had to forge itself ... More
2. Global war’s colonial consequences

2. Global war’s colonial consequences  

Dane Kennedy

in Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2016
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May 2016
eISBN: 
9780190605537
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340491.003.0003
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9780199340491
‘Global war’s colonial consequences’ shows that the Second World War produced disorder and destruction on an unprecedented scale, destabilizing states and societies across much of the ... More
2. Three centuries of freemasonry

2. Three centuries of freemasonry  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
eISBN: 
9780191837364
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0002
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9780198796275
‘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
5. Economic development to human development

5. Economic development to human development  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0006
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9780190222703
One of the United Nation's central goals was to prevent economic upheaval and any resulting political consequences. ‘Economic development to human development’ explains that the aim was to ... More
6. Cross-border institutions and systems

6. Cross-border institutions and systems  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

in Borders: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365791
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.003.0006
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9780199731503
Cross-border institutions and systems are more important now than they have ever been. There are a number of issues that aren't subject to border controls: the environment, public health, ... More
Borders: A Very Short Introduction

Borders: A Very Short Introduction  

Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
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
eISBN: 
9780199365791
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199731503.003.0001
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chapter
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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
Modern Japan: A Very Short Introduction

Modern Japan: A Very Short Introduction  

Christopher Goto-Jones

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777127
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199235698.001.0001
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book
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9780199235698
Modern Japan: A Very Short Introduction aims to explode the myths and explore the reality of modern Japan by considering its history, economy, politics, and culture. Japan is ... More
The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction

The Treaty of Versailles: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael S. Neiberg

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2019
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Mar 2019
eISBN: 
9780190645014
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190644987.001.0001
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book
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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
5. Aristocracy eclipsed

5. Aristocracy eclipsed  

William Doyle

in Aristocracy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776908
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199206780.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199206780
‘Aristocracy eclipsed’ details the decline of aristocratic primacy. Aristocracy has been challenged by popular rebellion throughout its existence. It has also been criticized by thinkers ... More
War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction

War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction  

Alex Roland

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Published Online: 
Oct 2016
eISBN: 
9780190605414
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190605384.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190605384
Warfare and its technologies predate human history. Their dynamic relationship drives the transformation of war and countless realms of technological innovation. Yet even now the newest, ... More

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