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Child Migration and Biopolitics: Old and New Experiences in Europe

Child Migration and Biopolitics: Old and New Experiences in Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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...

Sinti and Roma in Germany (1871-1933): Gypsy Policy in the Second Empire and Weimar Republic

Sinti and Roma in Germany (1871-1933): Gypsy Policy in the Second Empire and Weimar Republic

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Simon Constantine
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...

German Neo-Pietism, the Nation and the Jews: Religious Awakening and National Identities Formation, 1815–1861

German Neo-Pietism, the Nation and the Jews: Religious Awakening and National Identities Formation, 1815–1861

1st Edition

Doron Avraham
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...

Interwar East Central Europe, 1918-1941: The Failure of Democracy-building, the Fate of Minorities

Interwar East Central Europe, 1918-1941: The Failure of Democracy-building, the Fate of Minorities

1st Edition

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...

Black Abolitionists in Ireland

Black Abolitionists in Ireland

1st Edition

Christine Kinealy
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...

Emotions and Everyday Nationalism in Modern European History

Emotions and Everyday Nationalism in Modern European History

1st Edition

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...

Steamship Nationalism: Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and the Atlantic World

Steamship Nationalism: Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and the Atlantic World

1st Edition

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...

Transatlantic Anarchism during the Spanish Civil War and Revolution, 1936-1939: Fury Over Spain

Transatlantic Anarchism during the Spanish Civil War and Revolution, 1936-1939: Fury Over Spain

1st Edition

Morris Brodie
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...

Thessaloniki: A City in Transition, 1912–2012

Thessaloniki: A City in Transition, 1912–2012

1st Edition

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/...

Europe between Migrations, Decolonization and Integration (1945-1992)

Europe between Migrations, Decolonization and Integration (1945-1992)

1st Edition

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...

Immigrants and Foreigners in Central and Eastern Europe during the Twentieth Century

Immigrants and Foreigners in Central and Eastern Europe during the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

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...

Free Trade and Social Welfare in Europe: Explorations in the Long 20th Century

Free Trade and Social Welfare in Europe: Explorations in the Long 20th Century

1st Edition

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...

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