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any dangerous departure from the teachings of Marx

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That alliance, the states involved, and the interplay between their territorial aims and those of Germany during the interwar period and World War II are at the core of "Territorial Revisionism and the Allies of Germany in the Second World War: Goals, Expectations, Practices", a collaboratively compiled and edited study by Marina Cattaruzza (Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Bern) and Stefan Dyroff (Lecturer and Research Rellow at the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Bern), with the added assistance of German historian Dieter Langewiesche (who formerly served as the Professor of Modern History at the University of Hamburg).
Critique: An impressive work of original and documented scholarship, "Territorial Revisionism and the Allies of Germany in the Second World War: Goals, Expectations, Practices" provides an insightful history of a previously overlooked aspect of German expansionism as a specifically intended outcome of the Nazi government and military forces of World War II.
Ten chapters discuss the role of Sudeten German and Transylvanian Hungarian political elites as actors of revisionism before and during the war, the ethnic policy of the Nazis towards the Volksdeutsche in Central and Eastern Europe, Hungarian revisionism in thought and action from 1920 to 1941, Bulgarian territorial revisionism and Bulgaria's rapprochement with the Third Reich, the politics and military action of ethnic Ukrainian collaboration, Polish-Ukrainian conflict in occupied territories before and during the war, the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization and Bulgarian revisionism from 1923 to 1944, and Romanian revisionism during the war.
Ablonczy paints a memorable and convincing picture of the four stages of the life of this religious, illiberal nationalist (two of which are centered on his two terms as prime minister, covering 1918 to 1921 and 1938 to 1941), who actively and, in his own view, scientifically supported the cause of Hungarian territorial revisionism after 1920, but was ready to draw on various arguments and accept compromises, and whose anticommunist convictions were coupled with anti-Semitism that manifested itself in an inflexible doctrinaire stance and commitment to discriminatory legislation.
The 1963 OAU Charter contains a strong article in support of territorial integrity (Article 3), but a much more specific statement was adopted by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government in 1964 after both Morocco and Somalia had launched wars of territorial revisionism against neighboring states.
In the late 1940s Europeans were certainly not confident that the era of violent territorial revisionism was at an end.
[44] After World War II the members of the Organization of American States (OAS) declared their opposition to coercive territorial revisionism, [45] and very few military challenges to territorial boundaries have been made by states in the Western Hemisphere.
No international attempts were made to reverse the Israeli expansion since both super powers favored Israel, the Arab states had initiated the fighting, and the prohibition against coercive territorial revisionism was certainly not as strong as it later became.
In 1975 the last case of significant territorial revisionism occurred--Morocco's absorption of the Spanish Sahara.