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Citizens and Subjects of the Italian Colonies Legal Constructions and Social Practices, 1882–1943

Citizens and Subjects of the Italian Colonies: Legal Constructions and Social Practices, 1882–1943

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Edited By Simona Berhe, Olindo De Napoli
December 31, 2021

This is the first book on Italian colonialism that specifically deals with the question of citizenship/subjecthood. Such a topic is crucial for understanding both the Italian imperial rule and the complex dynamics of the different colonial societies where several actors, like notables, political ...

Crafting Turkish National Identity, 1919-1927 A Rhetorical Approach

Crafting Turkish National Identity, 1919-1927: A Rhetorical Approach

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By Aysel Morin
December 31, 2021

Examining Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s Büyük Nutuk (The Great Public Address), this book identifies the five founding political myths of Turkey: the First Duty, the Internal Enemy, the Encirclement, the Ancestor, and Modernity. Offering a comprehensive rhetorical analysis of Nutuk in its entirety, the ...

The Body in the Anglosphere, 1880–1920

The Body in the Anglosphere, 1880–1920: "Well Sexed Womanhood," "Finer Natives," and "Very White Men"

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By Robert W. Thurston
December 31, 2021

Focusing on the body in every chapter, this book examines the changing meanings and profound significance of the physical form among the Anglo-Saxons from 1880 to 1920. They formed an imaginary—but, in many ways, quite real—community that ruled much of the world. Among them, racism became more ...

The Russian Revolution in Asia From Baku to Batavia

The Russian Revolution in Asia: From Baku to Batavia

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Edited By Sabine Dullin, Étienne Forestier-Peyrat, Yuexin Rachel Lin, Naoko Shimazu
November 05, 2021

The Russian Revolution in Asia: From Baku to Batavia presents a unique and timely global history intervention into the historiography of the Russian Revolution of 1917, marking the centenary of one of the most significant modern revolutions. It explores the legacies of the Revolution across the ...

The Antifascist Chronicles of Aurelio Pego A Critical Anthology

The Antifascist Chronicles of Aurelio Pego: A Critical Anthology

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Edited By Montse Feu
October 15, 2021

The Antifascist Chronicles of Aurelio Pego: A Critical Anthology collects and contextualizes Pego’s 118 literary chronicles published between 1940 and 1967 in the periodical España Libre, New York. The satire of this household name in the US Spanish-language press lambasted Fascist Spain, lampooned...

Transatlantic Relations and the Great War Austria-Hungary and the United States

Transatlantic Relations and the Great War: Austria-Hungary and the United States

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By Kurt Bednar
September 30, 2021

Transatlantic Relations and the Great War explores the relations between the Danube Monarchy of Austria-Hungary and the modern US democracy and how that relationship developed over decades until it ended in a final rupture. As the First World War drew to a close in late 1918, the Mid-European Union...

Denial: the Final Stage of Genocide?

Denial: the Final Stage of Genocide?

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Edited By John Cox, Amal Khoury, Sarah Minslow
September 22, 2021

Genocide denial not only abuses history and insults the victims but paves the way for future atrocities. Yet few, if any, books have offered a comparative overview and analysis of this problem. Denial: The Final Stage of Genocide? is a resource for understanding and countering denial. Denial ...

Dictatorship in the Nineteenth Century Conceptualisations, Experiences, Transfers

Dictatorship in the Nineteenth Century: Conceptualisations, Experiences, Transfers

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Edited By Moisés Prieto
September 16, 2021

Historical research on modern dictatorship has often neglected the relevance of the nineteenth century, instead focusing on twentieth-century dictatorial rules. Dictatorship in the Nineteenth Century brings together scholars of political thought, the history of ideas and gender studies in order to ...

Koreans in Transnational Diasporas of the Russian Far East and Manchuria, 1895–1920 Arirang People

Koreans in Transnational Diasporas of the Russian Far East and Manchuria, 1895–1920: Arirang People

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By Hye Ok Park
September 20, 2021

Much attention has been paid to the Japanese deployment of Koreans in their war efforts during WWII. Much less attention, however, has been given to the subject prior to 1910. This book will: 1) present the evidence which reveals the presence of Koreans in the Japanese military during the ...

Colonising New Zealand A Reappraisal

Colonising New Zealand: A Reappraisal

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By Paul Moon
September 06, 2021

Colonising New Zealand offers a radically new vision of the basis and process of Britain’s colonisation of New Zealand. It commences by confronting the problems arising from subjective and ever-evolving moral judgements about colonisation and examines the possibility of understanding colonisation ...

Children Born of War Past, Present and Future

Children Born of War: Past, Present and Future

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Edited By Sabine Lee, Heide Glaesmer, Barbara Stelzl-Marx
July 29, 2021

This volume presents research from an international, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral research project in which 15 doctoral researchers explored a range of issues related to the life-course experiences of children born of war in 20th-century conflicts. Children Born of War (CBOW), children...

Histories of Surveillance from Antiquity to the Digital Era The Eyes and Ears of Power

Histories of Surveillance from Antiquity to the Digital Era: The Eyes and Ears of Power

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Edited By Andreas Marklund, Laura Skouvig
July 28, 2021

Deploying empirical studies spanning from early Imperial China to the present day, 17 scholars from across the globe explore the history of surveillance with special attention to the mechanisms of power that impel the concept of surveillance in society. By delving into a broad range of historical ...

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