History in Popular Cultures

The series Historische Lebenswelten in populären Wissenskulturen | History in Popular Cultures provides analyses of popular representations of history from specific and interdisciplinary perspectives (history, literature and media studies, social anthropology, and sociology). The studies focus on the contents, media, genres, as well as functions of contemporary and past historical cultures.

In der Reihe Historische Lebenswelten in populären Wissenskulturen | History in Popular Cultures erscheinen Studien, die populäre Geschichtsdarstellungen interdisziplinär oder aus der Perspektive einzelner Fachrichtungen (insbesondere der Geschichts-, Literatur-und Medienwissenschaft sowie der Ethnologie und Soziologie) untersuchen. Im Blickpunkt stehen Inhalte, Medien, Genres und Funktionen heutiger ebenso wie vergangener Geschichtskulturen.

The series is edited by Sylvia Paletschek and Barbara Korte (executives) as well as Judith Schlehe, Wolfgang Hochbruck, Sven Kommer and Hans-Joachim Gehrke.
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History in Popular Cultures
The series Historische Lebenswelten in populären Wissenskulturen | History in Popular Cultures provides analyses of popular representations of history from specific and interdisciplinary perspectives (history, literature and media studies, social anthropology, and sociology). The studies focus on the contents, media, genres, as well as functions of contemporary and past historical cultures.

In der Reihe Historische Lebenswelten in populären Wissenskulturen | History in Popular Cultures erscheinen Studien, die populäre Geschichtsdarstellungen interdisziplinär oder aus der Perspektive einzelner Fachrichtungen (insbesondere der Geschichts-, Literatur-und Medienwissenschaft sowie der Ethnologie und Soziologie) untersuchen. Im Blickpunkt stehen Inhalte, Medien, Genres und Funktionen heutiger ebenso wie vergangener Geschichtskulturen.

The series is edited by Sylvia Paletschek and Barbara Korte (executives) as well as Judith Schlehe, Wolfgang Hochbruck, Sven Kommer and Hans-Joachim Gehrke.
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Histories for the Many
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Release date: 2016-12-07

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Histories for the Many

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

How did illustrated family magazines contribute to Victorian historical culture? An approach to the serialisation of history in text and image.
Popular Receptions of Archaeology
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Release date: 2015-02-10

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Popular Receptions of Archaeology

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

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
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Release date: 2014-10-06

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Humour and Laughter in History

Transcultural Perspectives

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.
Religion, Tradition and the Popular
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Release date: 2014-02-12

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Religion, Tradition and the Popular

Transcultural Views from Asia and Europe

Asia and Europe: a rapid development of religious popular cultures and lifestyles can be observed. This book provides unique case studies illustrating new religious practices, forms of articulation and mass mediatization.
History and Humour
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Release date: 2013-11-12

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History and Humour

British and American Perspectives

Can history be humorous? This volume discusses humorous approaches to history in Britain and the US from 1800 to the present.
Popular History Now and Then
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Release date: 2012-03-06

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Popular History Now and Then

International Perspectives

From artefacts to the archive, from poetry to photography, from music to murals, and from periodicals to popular TV series – this volume presents peaks of historical interest from around 1800 to the present.
Black History – White History
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Release date: 2011-11-16

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Black History – White History

Britain's Historical Programme between Windrush and Wilberforce

Black History – White History assesses the ways in which aspects of black history have been mainstreamed in Britain's recent historical culture.
Staging the Past
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Release date: 2010-07-29

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Staging the Past

Themed Environments in Transcultural Perspectives

Historical theme parks and live-roleplaying: History is turned into an event in popular culture. But how exactly is historical knowledge treated here?

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