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Des O’Rawe

photographic and lyrical than his first city film, Paris at Dawn­/Paris à l’Aube (1960, b&w, 10 min.), A Moment’s Silence juxtaposes its Amsterdam sequences to unravel some of the mythology surrounding Dutch resistance during the war, and the politics of its commemoration. With the Nazi bombardment of Rotterdam on 14 May 1940, Queen Wilhelmina and her family, along with some members of the Dutch government, fled to London. A Reich administrator was immediately installed with powers to rule by decree. As in France, Belgium, and elsewhere, the local civil service machine and

in Regarding the real
Stephen Snelders

Indonesian nationalists with the Japanese, the Dutch Queen Wilhelmina promised self-​government in internal affairs to all Dutch colonies in a radio speech in December 1942.114 After the war, this promise had to be kept, especially because of the United States’ dominance. In 1949, the first general election with universal suffrage in Suriname was held. From 1 January 1950, internal affairs became the responsibility of the chosen Surinamese government that would not have to account to the Dutch government in the Netherlands for its policies, rather only to the chosen

in Leprosy and colonialism
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Cas Mudde

electoral list in Heerlen later claimed to have been misled by the party, as they had been told that they signed for something else. The court acknowledged their complaint and fined the CP 50,000 Dutch guilders. As the party could not pay the fine, it 1 German-born Hendrik Wladimir Albrecht Ernst (1876–1934) became prince of the Netherlands after marrying Queen Wilhelmina in 1909. Hendrik’s only official child, Juliana, succeeded Wilhelmina as queen in 1948. Chap6 28/5/02 13.33 Centrumpartij’86 Page 143 143 was declared bankrupt on 13 May 1986 (DNPP 1988). The

in The ideology of the extreme right
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Not just a ‘teatime war’
Donal Lowry

Guild of Loyal Women, while Olive Schreiner did much to publicise the reasons for her opposition to the war. At an international level, women also exerted a profound influence on public opinion on both sides of the war, from Queen Victoria and Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands to Millicent Garrett Fawcett, Rosa Luxemburg, Emily Hobhouse and, as already mentioned, Flora Shaw

in The South African War reappraised
Regional broadcasting and identity in “Ulster”
Thomas Hajkowski

off the list of holidays, circulated by Basil Nicolls, that the BBC was required to recognize—a list that included American Independence Day, Belgian National Day, and Queen Wilhelmina’s Birthday.59 Most 221 222 The BBC and national identity in Britain, 1922–53 likely, the BBC simply wanted to reward, in a small, unofficial way, Northern Ireland’s loyalty by finally acknowledging the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne. The Director of Programme Planning at Head Office notified Marshall in 1941 that in honor of Ulster’s “great National Day,” (the Twelfth) the

in The BBC and national identity in Britain, 1922–53
Ranavalona III, 1897
Robert Aldrich

almost invariably wears a sad expression. Ranavalona’s exile occurred in the same year as the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria, one monarch’s fall a reversed image of the apotheosis of the other. A year later, the Habsburg empress Sisi was assassinated. In 1890, Queen Wilhelmina acceded to the throne of the Netherlands, beginning a fifty-eight-year rule as suzerain over the Dutch East Indies and Holland

in Banished potentates
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Suffering and spiritual warfare, 1872–1920
Brian Heffernan

national movement. 158 In any case, the community was gradually becoming more Dutch and increasingly identified with its host nation. This was true even for Belgian sisters, such as Marie-Madeleine de Jésus (1846–1915) from Bruges, whose frequent prayers for the Dutch Queen Wilhelmina (1880–1962; reign 1890–1948) were memorised in the chronicle. 159 During the war the chronicler expressed sympathy

in Modern Carmelite nuns and contemplative identities
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Refugees
Nicholas Atkin

until the time comes for you to return once again to your country.’28 Depending on which version was being relayed, it ended, ‘Long Live Queen Wilhelmina’, ‘Long Live King Leopold’, and always ‘God save King George’. There was no ‘Vive, la France’; nor later was there ‘Vive, le maréchal Pétain’, or for that matter ‘Vive, le général de Gaulle’. Reading the minutes of the local government authorities in London, it seems that the reception of refugees went without a hitch. ‘An intimation from the Ministry of Health that about 1,200 refugees will be 2499 Chap2 7

in The forgotten French