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Global Photographies

Sissy Helff, Stefanie Michels (eds.)

Global Photographies

Memory – History – Archives

02/2018 34,99 € *

This compilation connects photography to global practices in historic perspective. Colonial and postcolonial photography is presented as an entangled and contested site.

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Jacob Moleschott – A Transnational Biography

Laura Meneghello

Jacob Moleschott – A Transnational Biography

Science, Politics, and Popularization in Nineteenth-Century Europe

11/2017 49,99 € *

This biography of Jacob Moleschott enlightens the entanglement of science, politics, and popularization in 19th-century Europe.

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(Post)Colonial Histories – Trauma, Memory and Reconciliation in the Context of the Angolan Civil War

Benedikt Jager, Steffi Hobuß (eds.)

(Post)Colonial Histories – Trauma, Memory and Reconciliation in the Context of the Angolan Civil War

10/2017 ab 26,99 € *

In which way interact (post)colonial discourses with memory discourses? This anthology deals with these questions with the film "My heart of darkness" as a starting point.

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Congoism

Johnny Van Hove

Congoism

Congo Discourses in the United States from 1800 to the Present

10/2017 39,99 € *

Congoism radically deconstructs the many dismissive discourses on today's Democratic Republic of the Congo in the works of U.S. intellectuals.

Wires That Bind

Torsten Kathke

Wires That Bind

Nation, Region, and Technology in the Southwestern United States, 1854-1920

07/2017 39,99 € *

Telegraphy and railroads bound the Southwest to the United States in the nineteenth century. They forever redrew lines of race, culture and influence.

American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire

Hami Inan Gümüs

American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire

A Conceptual Metaphor Analysis of Missionary Narrative, 1820-1898

06/2017 34,99 € *

Hami Inan Gümüs ascertains and analyzes the conceptual metaphor networks in American missionary texts from the Ottoman mission (1820-1898).

Racism and Resistance

Franziska Meister

Racism and Resistance

How the Black Panthers Challenged White Supremacy

04/2017 ab 17,99 € *

Listen to how the Black Panthers exposed structural racism in the 1960s – and learn how they challenged it through community organizing and beyond.

Killing and Being Killed: Bodies in Battle

Jörg Rogge (ed.)

Killing and Being Killed: Bodies in Battle

Perspectives on Fighters in the Middle Ages

01/2017 29,99 € *

Fighting and warfare is hardly imaginable without the use of the "resource" body. The body techniques of fighters and their perception take centre stage in this book.

The Nile: Natural and Cultural Landscape in Egypt

Harco Willems, Jan-Michael Dahms (eds.)

The Nile: Natural and Cultural Landscape in Egypt

01/2017 29,99 € *

Ancient Egypt as we know it with all its wonders like pyramids and temples wouldn't have existed without the Nile. The first recent attempt to explain the importance of this natural phenomenon for the culture of pharaonic Egypt.

Histories for the Many

Doris Lechner

Histories for the Many

The Victorian Family Magazine and Popular Representations of the Past. The "Leisure Hour", 1852-1870

12/2016 39,99 € *

How did illustrated family magazines contribute to Victorian historical culture? An approach to the serialisation of history in text and image.

Bonded Labour

Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf, Ulrike Lindner, Gesine Müller, Oliver Tappe, Michael Zeuske (eds.)

Bonded Labour

Global and Comparative Perspectives (18th–21st Century)

11/2016 ab 26,99 € *

After slavery, indentured labour stilled global capitalism's need for cheap labour. This volume investigates global variants of bonded labour that exist until today.

Roman Charity

Jutta Gisela Sperling

Roman Charity

Queer Lactations in Early Modern Visual Culture

11/2016 49,99 € *

»Roman Charity« investigates the iconography of Pero, the daughter who breastfed her father, as a figure of excess, queer desire, and dissent in early modern patriarchy.

Musicians' Mobilities and Music Migrations in Early Modern Europe

Gesa zur Nieden, Berthold Over (eds.)

Musicians' Mobilities and Music Migrations in Early Modern Europe

Biographical Patterns and Cultural Exchanges

10/2016 34,99 € *

In the book musicologists and historians examine music migrations between elite and everyday musicians' mobilities during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Recounting Deviance

Jörg Rogge (ed.)

Recounting Deviance

Forms and Practices of Presenting Divergent Behaviour in the Late Middle Ages and Early Modern Period (in Collaboration with Kristina Müller-Bongard)

06/2016 ab 26,99 € *

The articles present forms and practices of divergent behaviour in different types of source material in the Late Middle Ages and Early Modern Period.

Photographs of Environmental Phenomena

Gisela Parak

Photographs of Environmental Phenomena

Scientific Images in the Wake of Environmental Awareness, USA 1860s-1970s

09/2015 39,99 € *

Through an analysis of »Our Only World«, this book shows how in 1976 photography was deployed in the first world-wide exhibition, a transnational vision for disseminating a consciousness for environmental conservation.

Germany 1916-23

Klaus Weinhauer, Anthony McElligott, Kirsten Heinsohn (eds.)

Germany 1916-23

A Revolution in Context

05/2015 39,99 € *

This volume offers new cultural historical perspectives on the German Revolution 1918/19 and shows: The revolution 1918/19 began as an intense social and political event but escalated in late 1918, when the state monopoly of violence became contested.

Popular Receptions of Archaeology

Susanne Duesterberg

Popular Receptions of Archaeology

Fictional and Factual Texts in 19th and Early 20th Century Britain

02/2015 49,99 € *

This book offers a comprehensive study of popular archaeology in Victorian and Edwardian Britain, drawing a fascinating picture of contemporary society and culture.

Humour and Laughter in History

Elisabeth Cheauré, Regine Nohejl (eds.)

Humour and Laughter in History

Transcultural Perspectives

10/2014 ab 21,99 € *

By using examples from different cultures and different historical epochs this book shows how humour can be used as a means of coping with problematic historical events, especially in times of war and crisis.

From Mutual Observation to Propaganda War

Malte Griesse (ed.)

From Mutual Observation to Propaganda War

Premodern Revolts in Their Transnational Representations

03/2014 29,99 € *

The early-modern media-revolution influenced both the very course of revolts, and their representations. Since authorities persecuted dissident views on such delicate events, the book focuses mainly on cross-border depictions.

History and Humour

Barbara Korte, Doris Lechner (eds.)

History and Humour

British and American Perspectives

11/2013 32,99 € *

Can history be humorous? This volume discusses humorous approaches to history in Britain and the US from 1800 to the present.

Making Sense as a Cultural Practice

Jörg Rogge (ed.)

Making Sense as a Cultural Practice

Historical Perspectives

11/2013 33,99 € *

The production of sense is a central field of action of cultural and political practice. The articles examine how, in different contexts, the construction of sense and its outcome as a cultural practice.

The Transatlantic Sixties

Grzegorz Kosc, Clara Juncker, Sharon Monteith, Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (eds.)

The Transatlantic Sixties

Europe and the United States in the Counterculture Decade

10/2013 35,99 € *

The 1960s from a transatlantic perspective: The book comprises critical essays on transatlantic and globalized American studies, focused on politics and culture.

Peripheral Memories

Elisabeth Boesen, Fabienne Lentz, Michel Margue, Denis Scuto, Renée Wagener (eds.)

Peripheral Memories

Public and Private Forms of Experiencing and Narrating the Past

10/2012 ab 32,99 € *

This volume offers new perspectives on the link between public and private memory processes by presenting research on both major historical events and more everyday objects of memory.

Reconciliation, Civil Society, and the Politics of Memory

Birgit Schwelling (ed.)

Reconciliation, Civil Society, and the Politics of Memory

Transnational Initiatives in the 20th and 21st Century

10/2012 36,80 € *

This volume examines the role of civil society in local and transnational reconciliation initiatives in 20th-century Europe, challenging the conventional view of reconciliation as a benign state-driven process.

   
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