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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 5–26.
Published: 01 December 2014
... territories, especially the Balkans. Instead, a master narrative elaborated the positive stereotype of the “good Italian,” an opponent of war and a savior of the Jews, in contrast to the negative stereotype of the “evil German,” sadistic and brutal, onto whom the Italians shifted all the blame for the war...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 11–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
...John P. Anton The problem of war reparations for the destruction the German armies inflicted on Greece during World War II has come up again, with justified urgency. Aside from the economic crisis Greece faces today, the German government insists on refusing to meet its obligations. This essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Richard L. Jackson Conflicting narratives of Greece in 2015 portrayed it as victim of German greed and its export-driven economy and as villain for borrowing $273 billion it could never hope to repay. Both have truth, but the confrontation in Brussels between debtor and creditors was long in coming...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 115–127.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Shyamal Kataria The Nazi German entry into the Balkans in the spring of 1941, together with the complete dismemberment of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, heralded the birth of the Nezavisna Drzava Hrvatska (NDH) or “Independent” State of Croatia. Run by the Ustashe, the NDH was an ideologically fascist...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 31–46.
Published: 01 September 2001
... common humanitarian values. But are there, beyond humanitarian impulses, any motivations and interests discernable in specifically German approaches to the region, and if so, how do they relate to the conflict and its develop- ment? After a long period in which...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 94–108.
Published: 01 September 2002
.../25/02 2:50 PM Page 94 Cherchez le Boche? Reflections on Germany’s Utopian Twentieth Century T. G. Otte Scratch a German and you find an expansionist. Robert Vansittart certainly...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2017
... by German settlers and incor- porated into Germany; the North Caucasus was a proving ground for the Nazi Islamic Peter Sattler received his master’s degree in Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University and is currently an analyst at International Technology and Trade...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 161–164.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., the road west has failed!” Children of a New Fatherland, written with startling brevity by Jan Herman Brinks, reminds us that the old adage “the more things change the more they remain the same” holds depress- ingly true for German politics. The small town of Bonn...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 165–167.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- ingly true for German politics. The small town of Bonn was, in le Carré’s words, a “Balkan city,” all the more so because with East Berlin, another such small town in those days, it ruled a divided, Balkanized Germany. Today Berlin has been restored to pretensions...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (4): 168–170.
Published: 01 December 2000
..., the road west has failed!” Children of a New Fatherland, written with startling brevity by Jan Herman Brinks, reminds us that the old adage “the more things change the more they remain the same” holds depress- ingly true for German politics. The small town of Bonn...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of revising the terms of Greece’s bailout agreement with its European creditors. The government then hit a brick wall in the form of German opposition to all its suggestions. Indeed, the German finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble, almost immediately made his opposition personal, publically confiding...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 89–112.
Published: 01 March 2007
... as a multicultural country that recog- nizes cultural, ethnic, racial, and religious communities. These are set apart from the German model, which is based primarily on ethnic and cultural German attachments to common ancestors.13 All three states are countries of immigration, even if Germany has denied...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 58–93.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to pass through the straits against the Soviet Union, in return for which Moscow was 8. Documents on German Foreign Policy (DGFP), London, ser. D, vol. 5, no. 548, fn. 2, Memorandum by Ribbentrop, 7 July 1938. Ibid., no. 550, circular to all the principal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 41–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
... centuries, the territory that today constitutes Austria has been both an edge and a center. As a Roman outpost, Vienna (Vindabona) served as both a point of commercial exchange and the first line of defense visvis the Germanic tribes to the north. Eight hundred years...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (3): 39–55.
Published: 01 September 2007
... to the sea. The first such agreement involved a settlement of the frontier between Nigeria and the Cameroons, signed in London on 11 March 1913. The second agree- ment addressed the precise demarcation of the English-German boundary between Niger and Kameroun (as the Germans called it) from Yola...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 77–94.
Published: 01 June 2009
...), 16; Ratner, 595. Yoon: European Colonialism and Territorial Disputes in Africa  79 Africa.6 To settle the European rivalry in the Congo River Basin and the lower Niger, German chancellor Otto von Bismarck invited representatives of thirteen European powers (Austria-Hungary...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 3–28.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to restore the balance had to be found. The Federal Republic of Germany was very important as a rising economic power in the West and was able to con- tribute financially to the US and NATO defense effort. In this context, US-­German “offset” agreements that would finance the cost of maintaining...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... political than eco- nomic, with most of the hesitation coming from the governments of Germany, France, Austria, the Netherlands, and Finland. German officials, in particu- lar, had questioned the necessity of bailing out a small island economy that represents no more than 0.2 percent of eurozone...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 114–118.
Published: 01 June 2010
... and measurable outcomes. Britain’s imports collapsed and never recovered, while German submarines ran wild.” O’Hara ends by praising the Royal Italian Navy: “Overall, it performed the jobs it was tasked to do. It was a successful service, consid- ering its lack of oil or of an integral air component...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (2): 118–121.
Published: 01 June 2010
... and measurable outcomes. Britain’s imports collapsed and never recovered, while German submarines ran wild.” O’Hara ends by praising the Royal Italian Navy: “Overall, it performed the jobs it was tasked to do. It was a successful service, consid- ering its lack of oil or of an integral air component...