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231 Reich-Loyal Czech Nationalism In late 1943 a member of the Polish resistance reported his observations of occupied Prague to the Czech exile government in London. He observed many differences between the harsh occupation of Poland and the relatively mild conditions in the Protectorate. Above all, this contemporary observer was startled by the persistence of Czech national life in the Bohemian Lands under Nazi rule: The Czechs live under relationships that are so different from ours that they seem almost improbable to us, even though they are real

201 Chapter 6 The Loyal American Subject From a juridical point of view, Thomas Mann isn’t Ger- man anymore. Other emigrants also acquired different citi- zenships; they all now find themselves in the same disagree- able position. Thomas Mann as a loyal American subject, that is the strange idea we have to comprehend. —Otto Flake, “The Case of Thomas Mann,” Decem- ber 1945 When Thomas Mann appeared in the auditorium, a friend who sat behind me said proudly: “Lieutenant General Mann!” —Informational newsletter of the Jewish Club of 1933 (Los Angeles

201 Chapter 6 The Loyal American Subject From a juridical point of view, Thomas Mann isn’t Ger- man anymore. Other emigrants also acquired different citi- zenships; they all now find themselves in the same disagree- able position. Thomas Mann as a loyal American subject, that is the strange idea we have to comprehend. —Otto Flake, “The Case of Thomas Mann,” Decem- ber 1945 When Thomas Mann appeared in the auditorium, a friend who sat behind me said proudly: “Lieutenant General Mann!” —Informational newsletter of the Jewish Club of 1933 (Los Angeles

5 Loyalism and the Voluntary Sector or many people, peace agreements are about endings. Combatants put down their guns, the fighting stops, and things go back to the way they used to be. After a protracted conflict, however, things rarely return to the way they were. In Northern Ireland the city center was rebuilt, but with glitzy shops and high-end pubs instead of family businesses and low-cost eateries. Investment was enticed back to the province, but it concentrated around services instead of manufacturing. Combatants agreed to put down their guns, but those

3 Ottoman Regional Elites: Divided but Loyal M OST OF THE CLASSIC EUROPEAN LITERATURE on state con-solidation concentrates primarily on the relationship between the state and societal elites. Elite discontent and elite strug- gles, or intraelite competition, have been the overarching themes. 1 In Europe, the state's centralizing efforts resulted in the opposition of dis- grunded elites. In France, those elites who perceived themselves as losing their privileges used their alliances with the peasantry to fight against an aggressive and intrusive state. In

87 3 fascism’s furry friends the “loyal dog” hachikō and the creation of the “japanese” dog Thanks to his glorification, while he was alive and since, many people have heard of the tale of Hachikō (1923–35). Numerous photographs exist of the dog, in- cluding one that likely dates from around 1933 showing an aging, large, double- coated, cream-colored canine, hunched back on his hind legs, his right ear erect and his left ear drooping to the side, facing and gazing directly at the camera. At the time, Hachikō, still strongly built, stood at slightly over

Loyalist Paramilitaries in Post-Accord Northern Ireland
Popular Loyalism in the Revolutionary British Atlantic
On the Limits of Foreign Intervention
Ruler and Subject in the Romances