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Film, History and Cultural Citizenship Sites of Production

Film, History and Cultural Citizenship: Sites of Production

1st Edition

Edited By Tina Mai Chen, David S. Churchill
December 09, 2011

This new book investigates the relationship of film to history, power, memory, and cultural citizenship. The book is concerned with two central issues: firstly, the participation of film and filmmakers in articulating and challenging projects of modernity; and, secondly, the role of film in shaping...

Histories of Postmodernism

Histories of Postmodernism

1st Edition

Edited By Mark Bevir, Jill Hargis, Sara Rushing
June 21, 2012

Histories of Postmodernism reexamines the history of the constellation of ideas and thinkers associated with postmodernism. The increasingly dominant historical narrative depicts a relatively smooth development of ideas from Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger, through a range of French ...

Negotiating Memory from the Romans to the Twenty-First Century Damnatio Memoriae

Negotiating Memory from the Romans to the Twenty-First Century: Damnatio Memoriae

1st Edition

Edited By Øivind Fuglerud, Kjersti Larsen, Marina Prusac-Lindhagen
September 15, 2020

Manipulation of the past and forced erasure of memories have been global phenomena throughout history, spanning a varied repertoire from the destruction or alteration of architecture, sites, and images, to the banning or imposing of old and new practices. The present volume addresses these ...

Controversial Heritage and Divided Memories from the Nineteenth Through the Twentieth Centuries Multi-Ethnic Cities in the Mediterranean World, Volume 2

Controversial Heritage and Divided Memories from the Nineteenth Through the Twentieth Centuries: Multi-Ethnic Cities in the Mediterranean World, Volume 2

1st Edition

Edited By Marco Folin, Heleni Porfyriou
September 07, 2020

What is the role of cultural heritage in multi-ethnic societies, where cultural memory is often polarized by antagonistic identity traditions? Is it possible for monuments that are generally considered as a symbol of national unity to become emblems of the conflictual histories still undermining ...

Cultures and Practices of Coexistence from the Thirteenth Through the Seventeenth Centuries Multi-Ethnic Cities in the Mediterranean World, Volume 1

Cultures and Practices of Coexistence from the Thirteenth Through the Seventeenth Centuries: Multi-Ethnic Cities in the Mediterranean World, Volume 1

1st Edition

Edited By Marco Folin, Antonio Musarra
September 07, 2020

This book focuses on the ethnically composite, heterogeneous, mixed nature of the Mediterranean cities and their cultural heritage between the late middle ages and early modern times. How did it affect the cohabitation among different people and cultures on the urban scene? How did it mold the ...

History as Performance Political Movements in Galicia Around 1900

History as Performance: Political Movements in Galicia Around 1900

1st Edition

By Dietlind Hüchtker
September 07, 2020

This study analyzes history as performance: as the interaction of actors, plays, stages and enactments. By this, it examines women’s politics in Habsburg Galicia around 1900: a Polish woman active in the peasant movement, a Ukrainian feminist, and a Jewish Zionist. It shows how the movements ...

Transatlantic Encounters in History of Education Translations and Trajectories from a German-American Perspective

Transatlantic Encounters in History of Education: Translations and Trajectories from a German-American Perspective

1st Edition

Edited By Fanny Isensee, Andreas Oberdorf, Daniel Töpper
July 27, 2020

In the last twenty years, transnational perspectives have gained momentum in the field of historical-educational research. Scholars have made substantial efforts to rethink nation-based historiographies by reconstructing and reinterpreting the cross-border encounters and intertwined processes that ...

The Humanities in Transition from Postmodernism into the Digital Age

The Humanities in Transition from Postmodernism into the Digital Age

1st Edition

By Nigel A. Raab
July 16, 2020

The Humanities in Transition explores how the basic components of the digital age will have an impact on the most trusted theories of humanists. Over the past two generations, humanists have come to take basic postmodern theories for granted whether on language, knowledge or time. Yet Michel ...

Russia’s French Connection A History of the Lasting French Imprint on Russian Culture

Russia’s French Connection: A History of the Lasting French Imprint on Russian Culture

1st Edition

By Adam Coker
July 13, 2020

While it is generally acknowledged that Russia’s culture has been influenced by France, the present study goes beyond the Francophile preferences of the noble elite and examines Russian society more broadly, exploring those elements of French cultural influence that are still relevant today. ...

How Books, Reading and Subscription Libraries Defined Colonial Clubland in the British Empire

How Books, Reading and Subscription Libraries Defined Colonial Clubland in the British Empire

1st Edition

By Sterling Joseph Coleman, Jr.
May 31, 2020

How Books, Reading and Subscription Libraries Defined Colonial Clubland in the British Empire argues that within an entangled web of imperial, colonial and book trade networks books, reading and subscription libraries contributed to a core and peripheral criteria of clubbability used by the "select...

Women Photographers of the Pacific World, 1857–1930

Women Photographers of the Pacific World, 1857–1930

1st Edition

By Anne Maxwell
February 13, 2020

This is the first book to examine the lives and works of women photographers active in the settler colonial nations of the Pacific Rim from 1857–1930. The few histories of women’s photography that have been written so far have been confined to developments in Britain, France, Germany and the USA, ...

Soldiers and Their Horses Sense, Sentimentality and the Soldier-Horse Relationship in The Great War

Soldiers and Their Horses: Sense, Sentimentality and the Soldier-Horse Relationship in The Great War

1st Edition

By Jane Flynn
January 28, 2020

The soldier-horse relationship was nurtured by The British Army because it made the soldier and his horse into an effective fighting unit. Soldiers and their Horses explores a complex relationship forged between horses and humans in extreme conditions. As both a social history of Britain in the ...

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