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Cultural Organizations, Networks and Mediators in Contemporary Ibero-America

Cultural Organizations, Networks and Mediators in Contemporary Ibero-America

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Edited By Diana Roig-Sanz, Jaume Subirana
January 14, 2020

This book proposes an innovative conceptual framework to explore cultural organizations at a multilateral level and cultural mediators as key figures in cultural and institutionalization processes. Specifically, it analyzes the role of Ibero-American mediators in the institutionalization of ...

Tattoo Histories Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattooing

Tattoo Histories: Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattooing

1st Edition

Edited By Sinah Theres Kloß
November 28, 2019

Tattoo Histories is an edited volume which analyses and discusses the relevance of tattooing in the socio-cultural construction of bodies, boundaries, and identities, among both individuals and groups. Its interdisciplinary approach facilitates historical as well as contemporary perspectives. ...

Reform, Revolution and Crisis in Europe Landmarks in History, Memory and Thought

Reform, Revolution and Crisis in Europe: Landmarks in History, Memory and Thought

1st Edition

Edited By Bronwyn Winter, Cat Moir
November 08, 2019

Today Europe stands at a crossroads unlike any it has faced since 1945. Since the 2008 financial crash, Europe has weathered the Greek debt crisis, the 2015 refugee crisis, and the identity crisis brought about by Brexit in 2016. The future of the European project is in doubt. How will Europe ...

Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915

Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915

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By James Michael Yeoman
October 08, 2019

This book analyzes the formation of a mass anarchist movement in Spain over the turn of the twentieth century. In this period, the movement was transformed from a dislocated collection of groups and individuals into the largest organized body of anarchists in world history: the anarcho-syndicalist ...

Who Was William Hickey? A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India

Who Was William Hickey?: A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India

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By James R. Farr
September 25, 2019

This book analyzes an example of life-writing, an autobiography that was written in the early nineteenth century and will appeal to readers of many disciplines who are interested in understanding the interconnectedness of memory, textual narrative, and ideas of selfhood. Moreover, this book ...

Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism, 1848–1972

Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism, 1848–1972

1st Edition

By Richard Parfitt
August 27, 2019

Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism is the first comprehensive history of music’s relationship with Irish nationalist politics. Addressing rebel songs, traditional music and dance, national anthems and protest song, the book draws upon an unprecedented volume of material to explore ...

Post-Soviet Nostalgia Confronting the Empire’s Legacies

Post-Soviet Nostalgia: Confronting the Empire’s Legacies

1st Edition

Edited By Otto Boele, Boris Noordenbos, Ksenia Robbe
July 30, 2019

Bringing together scholars from Russia, the United States and Europe, this collection of essays is the first to explore the slippery phenomenon of post-Soviet nostalgia by studying it as a discursive practice serving a wide variety of ideological agendas. The authors demonstrate how feelings of ...

Revolutionary Ukraine, 1917-2017 History’s Flashpoints and Today’s Memory Wars

Revolutionary Ukraine, 1917-2017: History’s Flashpoints and Today’s Memory Wars

1st Edition

By Myroslav Shkandrij
July 30, 2019

This book examines four dramatic periods that have shaped not only Ukrainian, but also Soviet and Russian history over the last hundred years: the revolutionary struggles of 1917-20, Stalin’s "second" revolution of 1928-33, the mobilization of revolutionary nationalists during the Second World War,...

Aboriginal Protection and Its Intermediaries in Britain’s Antipodean Colonies

Aboriginal Protection and Its Intermediaries in Britain’s Antipodean Colonies

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Edited By Samuel Furphy, Amanda Nettelbeck
June 17, 2019

This collection brings together world-leading and emerging scholars to explore how the concept of "protection" was applied to Indigenous peoples of Britain’s antipodean colonies. Tracing evolutions in protection from the 1830s until the end of the nineteenth century, the contributors map the ...

The Greening of the City Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939

The Greening of the City: Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1939

1st Edition

By Carole A. O'Reilly
May 29, 2019

Urban parks are a much-loved feature of the city environment. However, our knowledge of the true scale of their impact remains uneven. Much work has been done on their origins and design features, but this book aims to extend this beyond the nineteenth century, examining the fuller flowering of ...

Children and Globalization Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Children and Globalization: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Hoda Mahmoudi, Steven Mintz
April 11, 2019

Globalization has carried vast consequences for the lives of children. It has spurred unprecedented waves of immigration, contributed to far-reaching transformations in the organization, structure, and dynamics of family life, and profoundly altered trajectories of growing up. Equally important, ...

Heroism as a Global Phenomenon in Contemporary Culture

Heroism as a Global Phenomenon in Contemporary Culture

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Edited By Barbara Korte, Simon Wendt, Nicole Falkenhayner
March 26, 2019

Heroes and heroic discourse have gained new visibility in the twenty-first century. This is noted in recent research on the heroic, but it has been largely ignored that heroism is increasingly a global phenomenon both in terms of production and consumption. This edited collection aims to bridge ...

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