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Alfred Flechtheim. Raubkunst und Restitution

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte ISSN: 05069408 ISBN: 9783110404975 Year: Volume: 110 Pages: 321 DOI: 10.1515/9783110404975 Language: German / English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History
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The tragic story of Alfred Flechtheim, his ideological defamation, and the loss of his art collection

NS-Siedlungen in Wien

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ISBN: 9783643506276 Year: Pages: 477 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_574656 Language: German
Publisher: LIT Verlag GmbH & Co. KG Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 114
Subject: History
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This study investigates the impact of National Socialist ideology and housing settlement projects in Greater Vienna following the Anschluss of Austria to the German Reich in 1938. In this regard, both planned and realized building projects are instructive. The research focused on archival documents of the city of Vienna and contemporaneous primary sources.

Die Forstliche Fakultät der Universität Göttingen im Nationalsozialismus - Eine Erinnerung an ihre ehemaligen jüdischen Angehörigen

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ISBN: 9783863951979 Year: DOI: 10.17875/gup2015-809 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Agriculture (General)
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Schauplatz der Ereignisse und Entwicklungen, die in diesem Band im Mittelpunkt stehen, ist Hann. Münden. Dort wurde 1868 eine Preußische Forstakademie gegründet, aus der 1939 die Forstliche Fakultät der Universität Göttingen hervorging. Bereits kurz nach dem Ende des Ersten Weltkriegs entfachten nationalsozialistisch gesinnte Studenten eine Pogromstimmung gegen den jüdischen Professor für Mykologie, Richard Falck, und das von ihm geleitete Institut. Die vorliegende Untersuchung dokumentiert die rassistischen Angriffe, denen Falck und seine Mitarbeiter seit 1920 in Münden ausgesetzt waren. Sie schildert, wie die Preußische Staatsregierung auf das Geschehen reagierte, welche Positionen das Professorenkollegium bezog und wie sich die Fakultät nach dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs zu diesen Vorgängen stellte. Als Rahmenbedingungen werden die hochschulpolitischen ‚Verfassungskämpfe‘ in Münden zu Beginn der 1920er Jahre und die beständige Sorge um den Erhalt der Forsthochschule in den Blick genommen. Außerdem wird gefragt, welche Rolle die Forstliche Hochschule bzw. die spätere Forstliche Fakultät der Universität Göttingen im „Dritten Reich“ gespielt hat und wodurch anschließend die „Entnazifizierung“ gekennzeichnet war. Der Untersuchungszeitraum (1920-1950 mit Vor- und Nachlaufzeiten) weist eine Reihe von Zäsuren und Wendepunkten auf, die, soweit möglich, für eine Analyse von Brüchen bzw. Kontinuitäten in den Forschungsaktivitäten der wissenschaftlichen Institute herangezogen werden. Diese Studie ist zugleich ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Universität Göttingen im Nationalsozialismus.

Lapidari 1: Texts

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ISBN: 9780692350461 Year: Pages: 284 DOI: 10.21983/P3.0094.1.00 Language: Albanian
Publisher: punctum books
Subject: Architecture
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In June and July 2014, philologist Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei and photographer Marco Mazzi undertook the Albanian Lapidar Survey, a project to map, document, and photograph the large majority of Albanian lapidars, a particular type of monument, mainly produced in the period that the communist Labor Party of Albania ruled the country (1945–1990) to commemorate the partisan victims, battles, and military units from the National Anti-Fascist Liberation War (which coincided with World War II), as well as historical figures from before the liberation and the accomplishments of socialism in Albania afterward. These lapidars, which can still be found, albeit in ever decreasing numbers, all over the country — in cities and villages, alongside roads, in forests and on mountain passes — are witness to an enormous expenditure of labor and resources to turn the landscape into a site of what was called “monumental propaganda.” The Albanian Lapidar Survey aimed to capture these monuments as fact. The results of this project are collected into a three-volume, dual-language (English and Albanian) catalogue, under the title Lapidari. The first volume comprises a series of critical reflections on Albanian monumentality of the period 1945–1990 from a variety of perspectives, as well as historical documents and a full indexation of all inscriptions found on the documented monuments. Volume 2 and Volume 3 feature the photographic documentation of all 649 recorded monumental sites by photographer Marco Mazzi.

Lapidari 3: Images, Part II

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ISBN: 9780692363423 Year: Pages: 336 DOI: 10.21983/P3.0092.1.00 Language: English
Publisher: punctum books
Subject: Architecture
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In June and July 2014, philologist Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei and photographer Marco Mazzi undertook the Albanian Lapidar Survey, a project to map, document, and photograph the large majority of Albanian lapidars, a particular type of monument, mainly produced in the period that the communist Labor Party of Albania ruled the country (1945–1990) to commemorate the partisan victims, battles, and military units from the National Anti-Fascist Liberation War (which coincided with World War II), as well as historical figures from before the liberation and the accomplishments of socialism in Albania afterward. These lapidars, which can still be found, albeit in ever decreasing numbers, all over the country — in cities and villages, alongside roads, in forests and on mountain passes — are witness to an enormous expenditure of labor and resources to turn the landscape into a site of what was called “monumental propaganda.” The Albanian Lapidar Survey aimed to capture these monuments as fact. The results of this project are collected into a three-volume, dual-language (English and Albanian) catalogue, under the title Lapidari. The first volume comprises a series of critical reflections on Albanian monumentality of the period 1945–1990 from a variety of perspectives, as well as historical documents and a full indexation of all inscriptions found on the documented monuments. Volume 2 and Volume 3 feature the photographic documentation of all 649 recorded monumental sites by photographer Marco Mazzi.

Lapidari 2: Images, Part I

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ISBN: 9780692350492 Year: Pages: 336 DOI: 10.21983/P3.0091.1.00 Language: English
Publisher: punctum books
Subject: Architecture
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In June and July 2014, philologist Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei and photographer Marco Mazzi undertook the Albanian Lapidar Survey, a project to map, document, and photograph the large majority of Albanian lapidars, a particular type of monument, mainly produced in the period that the communist Labor Party of Albania ruled the country (1945–1990) to commemorate the partisan victims, battles, and military units from the National Anti-Fascist Liberation War (which coincided with World War II), as well as historical figures from before the liberation and the accomplishments of socialism in Albania afterward. These lapidars, which can still be found, albeit in ever decreasing numbers, all over the country — in cities and villages, alongside roads, in forests and on mountain passes — are witness to an enormous expenditure of labor and resources to turn the landscape into a site of what was called “monumental propaganda.” The Albanian Lapidar Survey aimed to capture these monuments as fact. The results of this project are collected into a three-volume, dual-language (English and Albanian) catalogue, under the title Lapidari. The first volume comprises a series of critical reflections on Albanian monumentality of the period 1945–1990 from a variety of perspectives, as well as historical documents and a full indexation of all inscriptions found on the documented monuments. Volume 2 and Volume 3 feature the photographic documentation of all 649 recorded monumental sites by photographer Marco Mazzi.

Kriegstagebuch einer jungen Nationalsozialistin. Die Aufzeichnungen Wolfhilde von Königs 1939-1946

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Book Series: Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte ISSN: 05069408 ISBN: 9783110405378 Year: Volume: 111 Pages: 265 DOI: 10.1515/9783110405378 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History
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This book documents 6 years of war, the destruction of her home city of Munich, her worries about her father and brother, the defeat and the first post-war months. It offers an authentic view of the war experiences of an adolescent and young woman who regarded herself as a committed National Socialist, and whose self-perception, thinking, and daily life were shaped by membership in the female branch of the Hitler Youth, the Bund Deutscher Mädel.

Fashion Meets Socialism: Fashion industry in the Soviet Union after the Second World War

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Book Series: Studia Fennica Historica ISBN: 9789522226655 9789522227522 9789522226785 Year: Pages: 306 DOI: 10.21435/sfh.20 Language: English
Publisher: Finnish Literature Society / SKS Grant: Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation and SKS
Subject: Political Science --- Social Sciences --- Arts in general
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"This book presents, above all, a study of the establishment and development of the Soviet organization and system of fashion industry and design as it gradually evolved in the years after the Second World War in the Soviet Union, which was, in the understanding of its leaders, reaching the mature or last stage of socialism when the country was firmly set on the straight trajectory to its final goal, Communism. What was typical of this complex and extensive system of fashion was that it was always loyally subservient to the principles of the planned socialist economy. This did not by any means indicate that everything the designers and other fashion professionals did was dictated entirely from above by the central planning agencies. Neither did it mean that their professional judgment would have been only secondary to ideological and political standards set by the Communist Party and the government of the Soviet Union. On the contrary, as our study shows, the Soviet fashion professionals had a lot of autonomy. They were eager and willing to exercise their own judgment in matters of taste and to set the agenda of beauty and style for Soviet citizens. The present book is the first comprehensive and systematic history of the development of fashion and fashion institutions in the Soviet Union after the Second World War. Our study makes use of rich empirical and historical material that has been made available for the first time for scientific analysis and discussion. The main sources for our study came from the state, party and departmental archives of the former Soviet Union. We also make extensive use of oral history and the writings published in Soviet popular and professional press."

Introduction (Book chapter)

Book title: Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States

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ISBN: 9781474221559 Year: Pages: 1-22 DOI: 10.5040/9781474221559.ch-001 Language: English
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic Grant: H2020 European Research Council - 230239
Subject: Political Science --- Social Sciences
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The introductory chapter explains why Yugoslavia and the post-Yugoslav region, due to frequent constitutional changes, provides such an interesting and insightful example for studying modern politics and it shows why citizenship offers necessary lenses to understand political and social processes. It explains what do we mean by citizenship, in theory and practice, and why we introduce a heuristic concept of citizenship regime that encompasses legal and administrative side of inclusion and exclusion, social and political dynamic of membership and the influence of ideologies and everyday experiences of citizenship. The introduction shows the â citizenship gapâ in the literature covering the former Yugoslavia, the ideological conflicts over the concept and its practices and their inexplicable marginalization in the scholarship focused on the construction and, mostly, destruction of Yugoslavia. It also defines modern citizenship as a tool for various political and social purposes in this region over the last century. A study of transformations of citizenship represents thus an alternative political history of Yugoslavia and the post-Yugoslav states.

Chapter 3. Brothers Re-United! Federal Citizenship in Socialist Yugoslavia (Book chapter)

Book title: Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States

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ISBN: 9781474221559 Year: Pages: 55-70 DOI: 10.5040/9781474221559.ch-004 Language: English
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic Grant: H2020 European Research Council - 230239
Subject: Political Science --- Social Sciences
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The creation of the multinational federation involved at the same time the re-creation of the Yugoslav polity and a laborious construction of the sub-state entities and their own political communities. The creation of republican citizenships and the Yugoslav common two-tier or bifurcated citizenship was part and parcel of this intensive construction of modern states within a larger multinational federation. Citizenship was an important attribute of the republics’ statehood, although it was rarely mentioned as such by the authorities and was almost completely neglected by scholars. The institution will show its resilience and importance only later. The constitutional process at the same time seemed endless: post-war Yugoslavia introduced three constitutions between 1945 and 1963, which shaped the country in a different way, oscillating between Yugoslav socialist unity and the decentralization process empowering the republics. The establishment of multinational federation at the formal level and the Yugoslav brand of ‘self-managing socialism’ at the ideological level provided foundation for the new Yugoslav community. However, constant changes opened the whole construction, including citizenship regime, for redefinitions in the next period.

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