The Afterlife of the Shoah in Central and Eastern European Cultures Concepts, Problems, and the Aesthetics of Postcatastrophic Narration
Emotions as Engines of History
Folklore and Nation in Britain and Ireland
Contact, Conquest and Colonization How Practices of Comparing Shaped Empires and Colonialism Around the World
By Barbara Korte, Anna Karina Sennefelder
March 04, 2022
The nexus between travel, writing and media in the contemporary world is dense: travel practice is increasingly interwoven with media; representations in old and new media are co-present and converge. Digitization has had profound impact on the practice and mediation of travel, but this volume aims...
By Anna Artwinska, Anja Tippner
November 09, 2021
The Afterlife of the Shoah in Central and Eastern European Cultures is a collection of essays by literary scholars from Germany, the US, and Central Eastern Europe offering insight into the specific ways of representing the Shoah and its aftereffects as well as its entanglement with other ...
By Joanne Miyang Cho
September 30, 2021
This is the first edited volume dedicated to the study of East Asian-German cinema. Its coverage ranges from 1919 to the present, a period which has witnessed an unprecedented degree of global entanglement between Germany and East Asia. In analyzing this hybrid cinema, this volume employs a ...
By Pat Cooke
September 30, 2021
As a contribution to cultural policy studies, this book offers a uniquely detailed and comprehensive account of the historical evolution of cultural policies and their contestation within a single democratic polity, while treating these developments comparatively against the backdrop of ...
By Rafał Borysławski, Alicja Bemben
September 24, 2021
Seeking to bridge the gap between various approaches to the study of emotions, this volume aims at a multidisciplinary examination of connections between emotions and history and the ways in which these connections have manifested themselves in historiography, cultural, and literary studies. The ...
By John R. Decker, Mitzi Kirkland-Ives
September 14, 2021
Early modern audiences, readerships, and viewerships were not homogenous. Differences in status, education, language, wealth, and experience (to name only a few variables) could influence how a group of people, or a particular person, received and made sense of sermons, public proclamations, ...
By Elsa Peralta
September 10, 2021
Placed in the wider scope of post-war European decolonisation migrations, The Retornados from the Portuguese Colonies in Africa looks at the "Return" of the Portuguese nationals living in the African colonies when they became independent. Using an interdisciplinary research agenda, the book ...
By Matthew Cheeseman, Carina Hart
August 31, 2021
This collection explores folklore and folkloristics within the diverse and contested national discourses of Britain and Ireland, examining their role in shaping the islands’ constituent nations from the eighteenth century to our contemporary moment of uncertainty and change. This book is concerned ...
By Ute Lotz-Heumann
August 12, 2021
Shifting the focus from the medical use of spas to their cultural and social functions, this study shows that eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century German spas served a vital role as spaces where new ways of perceiving the natural environment and conceptualizing society were disseminated. ...
By Kekke Stadin
July 30, 2021
This book studies the making of the bourgeoisie the Baltic Sea region in the nineteenth Century. This region was peripheral in comparison to England and France, with respect to urbanization, economic development, liberalism, and consumption. The bourgeoisie was still a class-to-be. By the end ...
By Eleonora Rohland, Angelika Epple, Antje Flüchter, Kirsten Kramer
June 04, 2021
Contact, Conquest and Colonization brings together international historians and literary studies scholars in order to explore the force of practices of comparing in shaping empires and colonial relations at different points in time and around the globe. Whenever there was cultural contact in the ...
By Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes
May 25, 2021
De-Illustrating the History of the British Empire aims to offer a timely and inclusive contribution to the evolving cross-disciplinary scholarship that connects visual studies with British imperial historiography. The key purpose of this book is to introduce scholars and students of British ...