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Travel, Writing and the Media Contemporary and Historical Perspectives

Travel, Writing and the Media: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited 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...

The Afterlife of the Shoah in Central and Eastern European Cultures Concepts, Problems, and the Aesthetics of Postcatastrophic Narration

The Afterlife of the Shoah in Central and Eastern European Cultures: Concepts, Problems, and the Aesthetics of Postcatastrophic Narration

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited 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 ...

East Asian-German Cinema The Transnational Screen, 1919 to the Present

East Asian-German Cinema: The Transnational Screen, 1919 to the Present

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

The Politics and Polemics of Culture in Ireland, 1800–2010

The Politics and Polemics of Culture in Ireland, 1800–2010

1st Edition

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 ...

Emotions as Engines of History

Emotions as Engines of History

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

Audience and Reception in the Early Modern Period

Audience and Reception in the Early Modern Period

1st Edition

Edited 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, ...

The Retornados from the Portuguese Colonies in Africa Memory, Narrative, and History

The Retornados from the Portuguese Colonies in Africa: Memory, Narrative, and History

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

Folklore and Nation in Britain and Ireland

Folklore and Nation in Britain and Ireland

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

The German Spa in the Long Eighteenth Century A Cultural History

The German Spa in the Long Eighteenth Century: A Cultural History

1st Edition

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. ...

The Formal Call in the Making of the Baltic Bourgeoisie

The Formal Call in the Making of the Baltic Bourgeoisie

1st Edition

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 ...

Contact, Conquest and Colonization How Practices of Comparing Shaped Empires and Colonialism Around the World

Contact, Conquest and Colonization: How Practices of Comparing Shaped Empires and Colonialism Around the World

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

De-Illustrating the History of the British Empire Preliminary Perspectives

De-Illustrating the History of the British Empire: Preliminary Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited 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 ...

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