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    • Kurvet-Käösaar, Leena; Rojola, Lea (2011)
      "The collection, first one ever on Aino Kallas in English, highlights her significance to the artistic and intellectual horizons of modernity of Finland and Estonia as well as those of Scandinavia and Europe. In the 1920s ...
    • Otto Braun, Martin (2016)
      This study focuses on the relationship between nobility and freemasonry from 1750 to 1850. It examines the specific role of an esoteric discourse surrounding the roots of the human race, centring on legendary constructions ...
    • Bischof, Günter; Plasser, Fritz; Maltschnig, Eva (2012)
      Writing biographies for a long time had been a male hegemonic project. Ever since Plutarch and Sueton composed their vitae of the greats of classical antiquity, to the medieval obsession with the hagiographies of holy men ...
    • Arthur Tange, Sir; Edwards, Peter (2008)
      Sir Arthur Tange was perhaps the most powerful Secretary of the Australian Defence Department and one of the most powerful of the great ‘mandarins’ who dominated the Commonwealth Public Service between the 1940s and the ...
    • Campbell, Courtney J.; Giovine, Allegra; Keating, Jennifer (2019)
      How is emptiness made and what historical purpose does it serve? What cultural, material and natural work goes into maintaining ‘nothingness’? Why have a variety of historical actors, from colonial powers to artists and ...
    • McEwan, Dorothea (2013)
      Aby Warburg (1866-1929), the celebrated Hamburg art historian, who broke new ground with his research into Renaissance art history, found in Fritz Saxl (1890-1948), art historian, head librarian and finally his successor ...
    • Hirvi, Laura (2013)
      "Identities in Practice draws a nuanced picture of how the experience of migration affects the process through which Sikhs in Finland and California negotiate their identities. What makes this study innovative with regard ...
    • Hilton, Claire (2017)
      elderly; older people, NHS; public services; history; psychiatry; social welfare
    • Hengerer, Mark (2012)
      Ferdinand III. inherited the Thirty Years' war from its father, Ferdinand II.. In the centre of his reign, the war ended in 1648 with the Peace of Westphalia and thereby the long time of the confessional arguments going ...
    • Heinrich, Tobias (2016)
      This volume represents the first extensive study on German theoretical approaches to biographical writing at the end of the Eighteenth Century. Following key figures in German Enlightenment like Johann Gottfried Herder, ...
    • Saorsa, Jac; Phillips, Rebecca (2019)
      "Like Any Other Woman speaks to the suffering that cancer causes, and to the profound human experience of renegotiating the physical and emotional balance between sickness and health when that balance is tipped by the onset ...
    • Osborne, Martin J.; Rubinstein, Ariel (2020)
      "Models in Microeconomic Theory covers basic models in current microeconomic theory. Part I (Chapters 1-7) presents models of an economic agent, discussing abstract models of preferences, choice, and decision making under ...
    • Osborne, Martin J.; Rubinstein, Ariel (2020)
      "Models in Microeconomic Theory covers basic models in current microeconomic theory. Part I (Chapters 1-7) presents models of an economic agent, discussing abstract models of preferences, choice, and decision making under ...
    • Körner, Stefan (2013)
      Prince Nikolaus II Esterházy (1765–1833) is known as one of the greatest collectors and patrons of the arts of his time. Based on an ideological, historical and psychological framework, the biography fully illustrates his ...
    • Schad, John (2020)
      "In July 1905, in Paris, a young Anglo-French woman called Marie Wheeler became the bride of a Swiss émigré, Johannes Schad. Immediately after the wedding, Marie and Johannes moved to London. And there they lived for ...
    • Briscoe, Gordon (2010)
      Briscoe’s grandmother remembered stories about the first white men coming to the Northern Territory. This extraordinary memoir shows us the history of an Aboriginal family who lived under the race laws, practices and ...
    • Stadler, Franz (2013)
      Robert Neumann (1897–1957, Austrian exiled author and Vicepresidet of the PEN International, was even a disputatious antifascist political writer. His essays, his letters and biograpical documents give a vivid portrait of ...
    • Feyertag, Karoline (2014)
      The first intellectual biography of the French-Jewish philosopher Sarah Kofmann (1934-1994) combines philosophical text analysis with contemporary theory of biography. The author conducts a critical revision of the postmodern ...
    • Sheldon, Julie (2009)
      2009 was the bicentenary of the birth of the English writer, translator, critic and amateur artist Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake (1809-1893). Bringing together a comprehensive collection of her surviving correspondence, ...
    • Deacon, Desley; Russell, Penny; Woollacott, Angela (2008)
      Australian lives are intricately enmeshed with the world, bound by ties of allegiance and affinity, intellect and imagination. In Transnational Ties: Australian Lives in the World, an eclectic mix of scholars—historians, ...