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    • Thonhofer, Bernhard (2018-06-07)
      Bernhard Thonhofer researched street life in Graz at the beginning of World War I 1914 and how the Burgfrieden was shaped subsequently. By that a transformation process from a fragmented militarized society in times of ...
    • Östling, Johan (2018)
      This book is about the idea of the university in modern Germany. Its primary focus is how the transformation of the Humboldtian tradition gave direction to debates around higher education. By combining approaches from ...
    • Pettinaroli, Laura; Valente, Massimiliano (2020)
      Pietro Gasparri (1852–1934) was a famous jurist, a valued university professor and an able papal diplomat. He headed the Secretary of State and the Roman Curia from November 1914 to January 1930, during a crucial period ...
    • Dackling, Martin (2018)
      "The 20th century is sometimes said to be the century of the family farm. Although the countryside changed fundamentally, the farming family - consisting of husband, wife and children - is often seen as intact. However, ...
    • Zürcher, Erik-Jan (2016)
      This books investigates the background and nature of the Ottoman Jihad proclamation, but also its effects in the wider Middle East. It looks at the German hopes and British fears of a worldwide rising of Muslims in the ...
    • Frasca-Rath, Anna (2018-09-10)
      Das Buch widmet sich dem britischen Bildhauer John Gibson (1790-1866) und seiner Auseinandersetzung mit Antonio Canova (1757-1822). Der nach Rom emigrierte Bildhauer zählte zu den einflussreichsten Künstlern seiner Generation, ...
    • Heiniger, Kevin (2016)
      Crises, Criticism, and Sexual Deprivation The «Nacherziehung» (remedial upbringing) of male youth at the Aarburg facility, 1893-1981 The juvenile detention center Aarburg, founded in 1893, adhered superficially to an ...
    • Farquet, Christophe (2016)
      This book examines how Swiss leaders reached a deal with international pressures that appeared after the First World War, preventing the placement of foreign capital flight in Switzerland. A result of research on unpublished ...
    • Neumann, Matthias (2019)
      History of the formation of the komsomol and its inclusion in the new Soviet Stalinist State
    • Ingold, Niklaus (2015)
      Light showers History of a Health Technology, 1890-1960 In the interwar period, western health experts considered ultraviolet light a powerful means for stimulating the population. In Germany, the electrical industry ...
    • Moshenska, Gabriel (2019)
      Modern warfare is a unique cultural phenomenon. While many conflicts in history have produced dramatic shifts in human behaviour, the industrialized nature of modern war possesses a material and psychological intensity ...
    • Kangaspuro, Markku; Smith, Jeremy (2006)
      "Modernisation has been a constant theme in Russian history at least since Peter the Great launched a series of initiatives aimed at closing the economic, technical and cultural gap between Russia and the more ‘advanced’ ...
    • Silva, António Duarte (2019)
      Only in the twentieth century did the (so-called) Portuguese colonial constitution, in the material and formal sense, emerge. Only then the Empire and the Portuguese colonial law, as an exercise of power, were politically ...
    • Ampudia de Haro, Fernando (2020)
      This book challenges conventional wisdom about bullfighting. With an innovative approach, based on the work of Norbert Elias, the author argues bullfight is the result of the interaction between transformations of society ...
    • Seland, Bjørg (2018)
      "This book addresses political conflicts in Norway through an extended time span, from the late autocracy of the 18th century until the democratic challenges of today. The book holds eight articles focusing on historical ...
    • Dalachanis, Angelos; Lemire, Vincent (2018)
      In Ordinary Jerusalem, Angelos Dalachanis, Vincent Lemire and thirty-five scholars depict the ordinary history of an extraordinary global city in the late Ottoman and Mandate periods. Utilizing largely unknown archives, ...
    • Tismaneanu, Vladimir; Iacob, Bogdan C. (2015)
      "The twentieth century has left behind a painful and complicated legacy of massive trauma, monstrous crimes, radical social engineering, or collective/individual guilt syndromes that were often the premises for and the ...
    • Erker, Paul (2019)
      Scant research attention has addressed the role, significance, and function of the RfA in the maintenance and reformulation of the retirement insurance system in the Nazi society transformed by the ideology of the ...
    • J. Savelsberg, Joachim (2015)
      How do interventions by the UN Security Council and the International Criminal Court influence representations of mass violence? What images arise instead from the humanitarianism and diplomacy fields? How are these competing ...
    • Anne Woloshyn, Tania (2017)
      Soaking up the rays forges a new path for exploring Britain’s fickle love of the light by investigating the beginnings of light therapy in the country, from c.1890–1940. Despite rapidly becoming a leading treatment for ...