Sinti and Roma in Germany (1871-1933): Gypsy Policy in the Second Empire and Weimar Republic
German Neo-Pietism, the Nation and the Jews: Religious Awakening and National Identities Formation, 1815–1861
Black Abolitionists in Ireland
Steamship Nationalism: Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and the Atlantic World
Thessaloniki: A City in Transition, 1912–2012
Beatrice Scutaru, Simone Paoli
July 29, 2020
This book provides a fresh interdisciplinary analysis into the lives of migrant children and youth over the course of the twentieth century and up to the present day. Adopting biopolitics as a theoretical framework, the authors examine the complex interplay of structures, contexts and relations of...
July 07, 2020
This book concerns the persecution of the Sinti and Roma in Germany during the Second Empire (1871–1918) and Weimar Republic (1919–1933). It traces the ways in which discriminatory treatment towards 'Gypsies' developed in a state ostensibly committed to individual liberty and equal treatment under...
July 03, 2020
This book focuses on the national conceptualization of Judaism and Jews by German neo-Pietists from the early Restoration (1815) until the New Era (neue Ära, 1858-1861), at which point Prussia and other German states embarked on a liberal course. The book demonstrates how a certain understanding of...
Sabrina P. Ramet
May 20, 2020
This monograph focuses on the challenges that interwar regimes faced and how they coped with them in the aftermath of World War One, focusing especially on the failure to establish and stabilize democratic regimes, as well as on the fate of ethnic and religious minorities. Topics explored include...
May 14, 2020
The story of the anti-slavery movement in Ireland is little known, yet when Frederick Douglass visited the country in 1845, he described Irish abolitionists as the most ‘ardent’ that he had ever encountered. Moreover, their involvement proved to be an important factor in ending the slave trade, and...
Andreas Stynen, Maarten Van Ginderachter, Xosé Manoel Núñez Seixas
May 04, 2020
This volume examines how ideas of the nation influenced ordinary people, by focusing on their affective lives. Using a variety of sources, methods and cases, ranging from Spain during the age of Revolutions to post-World War II Poland, it demonstrates that emotions are integral to understanding the...
Mark A. Russell
April 30, 2020
Steamship Nationalism is a cultural, social, and political history of the S.S. Imperator, Vaterland, and Bismarck. Transatlantic passenger steamships launched by the Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Aktien-Gesellschaft (HAPAG) between 1912 and 1914, they do not enjoy the international fame of...
April 22, 2020
Between 1936 and 1939, the Spanish Civil War showcased anarchism to the world. News of the revolution in Spain energised a moribund international anarchist movement, and activists from across the globe ﬂocked to Spain to ﬁght against fascism and build the revolution behind the front lines. Those...
Dimitris Keridis, John Brady Kiesling
March 31, 2020
This book shares the conclusions of a remarkable conference marking the centennial of Thessaloniki’s incorporation into the Greek state in 1912. Like its Roman and Byzantine predecessors, Ottoman Salonica was the metropolis of a huge, multi-ethnic Balkan hinterland, a center of modernization/...
Giuliana Laschi, Valeria Deplano, Alessandro Pes
March 25, 2020
This monograph addresses mobility and migrations as contributing phenomena in shaping contemporary Europe after 1945, in connection with decolonisation and the creation of the European Community. The disappearing of the colonial empires caused a large movement of people (former colonizers as well...
Włodzimierz Borodziej, Joachim von Puttkamer
February 21, 2020
Immigrants and Foreigners in Central and Eastern Europe during the Twentieth Century challenges widespread conceptions of Central and Eastern European countries as merely countries of origin. It sheds light on their experience of immigration and the establishment of refugee regimes at diﬀerent...
Lucia Coppolaro, Lorenzo Mechi
February 20, 2020
This book deals with the historical relationship between international trade liberalisation – one of the backbones of globalisation – and the development of social welfare. In Europe the issue has regularly been at the centre of the political debate for at least two centuries, and still nowadays it...