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States of Inquiry

States of Inquiry Author Oz Frankel
ISBN-10 0801883407
Release 2006-07-06
Pages 370
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Oz Frankel explores the nineteenth-century roots of the modern "information state," especially the roles of investigative projects and official reports in embedding the state in print culture and refashioning the politics of representation.



2006

2006 Author Massimo Mastrogregori
ISBN-10 9783110231410
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 389
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Die IBOHS verzeichnet jährlich die bedeutendsten Neuerscheinungen geschichtswissenschaftlicher Monographien und Zeitschriftenartikel weltweit, die inhaltlich von der Vor- und Frühgeschichte bis zur jüngsten Vergangenheit reichen. Sie ist damit die derzeit einzige laufende Bibliographie dieser Art, die thematisch, zeitlich und geographisch ein derart breites Spektrum abdeckt. Innerhalb der systematischen Gliederung nach Zeitalter, Region oder historischer Disziplin sind die Werke nach Autorennamen oder charakteristischem Titelhauptwort aufgelistet.



A Cultural History of the British Census

A Cultural History of the British Census Author K. Levitan
ISBN-10 9780230337602
Release 2011-08-14
Pages 272
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The book explores the hotly disputed process by which the census was created and developed and examines how a wide cast of characters, including statisticians, novelists, national and local officials, political and social reformers, and journalists responded to and used the idea of a census.



MLA International Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Modern Languages and Literatures

MLA International Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Modern Languages and Literatures Author
ISBN-10 PSU:000057119687
Release 2006
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MLA International Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Modern Languages and Literatures has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from MLA International Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Modern Languages and Literatures also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full MLA International Bibliography of Books and Articles on the Modern Languages and Literatures book for free.



The Palgrave Handbook of State Sponsored History After 1945

The Palgrave Handbook of State Sponsored History After 1945 Author Berber Bevernage
ISBN-10 9781349953066
Release 2018-02-03
Pages 877
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This handbook provides the first systematic integrated analysis of the role that states or state actors play in the construction of history and public memory after 1945. The book focuses on many different forms of state-sponsored history, including memory laws, monuments and memorials, state-archives, science policies, history in schools, truth commissions, historical expert commissions, the use of history in courts and tribunals etc. The handbook contributes to the study of history and public memory by combining elements of state-focused research in separate fields of study. By looking at the state’s memorialising capacities the book introduces an analytical perspective that is not often found in classical studies of the state. The handbook has a broad geographical focus and analyses cases from different regions around the world. The volume mainly tackles democratic contexts, although dictatorial regimes are not excluded.



Journal of Economic Literature

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ISBN-10 UCSD:31822035830751
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Ireland in Official Print Culture 1800 1850

Ireland in Official Print Culture  1800 1850 Author Niall Ó Ciosáin
ISBN-10 9780199679386
Release 2014-02
Pages 191
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Using official reports as a fundamental source, this title analyses the construction and dissemination of the image and public understanding of Ireland in both Britain and Ireland in the early nineteenth century, shedding light on perceptions and social values at the time of the Great Famine.



American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015066180418
Release 2005
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Printing Arab Modernity

Printing Arab Modernity Author Hala Auji
ISBN-10 9789004314351
Release 2016-06-06
Pages 172
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Printing Arab Modernity presents printed books and pamphlets as important sites for visual, material, and cultural analysis in nineteenth-century Beirut, during a time of an emerging Arab modernity.



The Demographic Imagination and the Nineteenth Century City

The Demographic Imagination and the Nineteenth Century City Author Nicholas Daly
ISBN-10 9781107095595
Release 2015-03-30
Pages 288
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Provocative account exploring how a population explosion transformed nineteenth-century European and American culture, creating shared narratives of urban life.



Orientalism

Orientalism Author Edward W. Said
ISBN-10 9780804153867
Release 2014-10-01
Pages 432
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More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a modern classic. In this wide-ranging, intellectually vigorous study, Said traces the origins of "orientalism" to the centuries-long period during which Europe dominated the Middle and Near East and, from its position of power, defined "the orient" simply as "other than" the occident. This entrenched view continues to dominate western ideas and, because it does not allow the East to represent itself, prevents true understanding. Essential, and still eye-opening, Orientalism remains one of the most important books written about our divided world. From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Arabic Print Revolution

The Arabic Print Revolution Author Ami Ayalon
ISBN-10 9781107149441
Release 2016-09-30
Pages 256
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Ayalon explores the birth of Arab printing, publishing, dissemination methods, and mass readership during the formative phase from 1800 to 1914.



Cultural History in Europe

Cultural History in Europe Author Jörg Rogge
ISBN-10 9783839417249
Release 2011-09
Pages 260
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What is the current state of discussion in Cultural History? Which European institutions engage exclusively in Cultural History and which topics do they address? And how will Cultural History develop in the future? These and other questions are raised by European scholars in the discussion of Institutions, Themes and Perspectives of Cultural History in this volume. It provides a profound overview of contemporary developments in Scandinavia, Finland, Great Britain, Latvia, Poland, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and Spain.



A Peculiar Mixture

A Peculiar Mixture Author Jan Stievermann
ISBN-10 0271063017
Release 2013-06-14
Pages 296
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Through innovative interdisciplinary methodologies and fresh avenues of inquiry, the nine essays collected in A Peculiar Mixture endeavor to transform how we understand the bewildering multiplicity and complexity that characterized the experience of German-speaking people in the middle colonies. They explore how the various cultural expressions of German speakers helped them bridge regional, religious, and denominational divides and eventually find a way to partake in America’s emerging national identity. Instead of thinking about early American culture and literature as evolving continuously as a singular entity, the contributions to this volume conceive of it as an ever-shifting and tangled “web of contact zones.” They present a society with a plurality of different native and colonial cultures interacting not only with one another but also with cultures and traditions from outside the colonies, in a “peculiar mixture” of Old World practices and New World influences. Aside from the editors, the contributors are Rosalind J. Beiler, Patrick M. Erben, Cynthia G. Falk, Marie Basile McDaniel, Philip Otterness, Liam Riordan, Matthias Schönhofer, and Marianne S. Wokeck.



Culture and Imperialism

Culture and Imperialism Author Edward W. Said
ISBN-10 9780307829658
Release 2012-10-24
Pages 416
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A landmark work from the author of Orientalism that explores the long-overlooked connections between the Western imperial endeavor and the culture that both reflected and reinforced it. In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as the Western powers built empires that stretched from Australia to the West Indies, Western artists created masterpieces ranging from Mansfield Park to Heart of Darkness and Aida. Yet most cultural critics continue to see these phenomena as separate. Edward Said looks at these works alongside those of such writers as W. B. Yeats, Chinua Achebe, and Salman Rushdie to show how subject peoples produced their own vigorous cultures of opposition and resistance. Vast in scope and stunning in its erudition, Culture and Imperialism reopens the dialogue between literature and the life of its time. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Approaches and Methodologies in the Social Sciences

Approaches and Methodologies in the Social Sciences Author Donatella Della Porta
ISBN-10 9781139474597
Release 2008-08-28
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A revolutionary textbook introducing masters and doctoral students to the major research approaches and methodologies in the social sciences. Written by an outstanding set of scholars, and derived from successful course teaching, this volume will empower students to choose their own approach to research, to justify this approach, and to situate it within the discipline. It addresses questions of ontology, epistemology and philosophy of social science, and proceeds to issues of methodology and research design essential for producing a good research proposal. It also introduces researchers to the main issues of debate and contention in the methodology of social sciences, identifying commonalities, historic continuities and genuine differences.



The Better Angels of Our Nature

The Better Angels of Our Nature Author Steven Pinker
ISBN-10 9780143122012
Release 2012-09
Pages 802
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Presents a controversial history of violence which argues that today's world is the most peaceful time in human existence, drawing on psychological insights into intrinsic values that are causing people to condemn violence as an acceptable measure.