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    • Laakso, Seija-Riitta (2007)
      "In the early 19th century, the only way to transmit information was to send letters across the oceans by sailing ships or across land by horse and coach. Growing world trade created a need and technological development ...
    • 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 ...
    • Kaartinen, Timo; Sather, Clifford (2008)
      Society is never just a localized aggregate of people but exists by virtue of its members’ narrative and conceptual awareness of other times and places. In Jukka Siikala’s work this idea evolves into a broad ethnographic ...
    • Lyytikäinen, Pirjo (2003)
      "Six articles in Changing scenes represent the ongoing reassessment of fin de siècle literature in Finnish research. The period was seen in earlier research as something of a national renaissance or golden age and interpreted ...
    • Kivimäki, Ville; Karonen, Petri (2017)
      In most European countries, the horrific legacy of 1939–45 has made it quite difficult to remember the war with much glory. Despite the Anglo-American memory narrative of saving democracy from totalitarianism and the Soviet ...
    • Siikala, Anna-Leena; Klein, Barbro; Mathisen, Stein R. (2004)
      "The effects of globalization and the momentous changes to the political map of Europe have led to a world in which multiculturalism and ethnic differences have become issues of increasing importance. In Nordic countries, ...
    • Kallinen, Timo (2016)
      nducted in Ghana in 2000–2001 and 2005–2006, data drawn from several archival sources located in Ghana and the United Kingdom, and the anthropological and historical literature on Ghana and the Asante."
    • Lounela, Anu; Berglund, Eeva; Kallinen, Timo (2019)
      People all over the globe are experiencing unprecedented and often hazardous situations as environments change at speeds never before experienced. This edited collection proposes that anthropological perspectives on landscape ...
    • Pertti, Pesonen; Riihinen, Olavi (2002)
      Finland celebrated its 85th year of independence in 2002. It is one of the thirteen countries of the world that have preserved their democracy uninterrupted since the First World War. Despite its modest origins and difficult ...
    • Saarelma-Maunumaa, Minna (2003)
      "What are the most popular names of the Ambo people in Namibia? Why do so many Ambos have Finnish first names? What do the African names of these people mean? Why is the namesake so important in Ambo culture? How did the ...
    • Gronow, Jukka; Zhuravlev, Sergey (2015)
      "This book presents, above all, a study of the establishment and development of the Soviet organization and system of fashion industry and design as it gradually evolved in the years after the Second World War in the Soviet ...
    • Frog, Joonas Ahola; Tolley , Clive (2014)
      "The chapters of Fibula, Fabula, Fact – The Viking Age in Finland are intended to provide essential foundations for approaching the important topic of the Viking Age in Finland. These chapters are oriented to provide ...
    • Olsson, Pia; Ruotsala, Helena (2009)
      Rural spaces are connected with different cultural, economic, social and political codes and meanings. In this book these meanings are analysed trough gender. The articles concretely show the process of producing gender ...
    • Savolainen, Ulla; Koski, Kaarina; Frog, (2016)
      "This book presents current discussions on the concept of genre. It introduces innovative, multidisciplinary approaches to contemporary and historical genres, their roles in cultural discourse, how they change, and their ...
    • Droste, Heiko; Salmi-Niklander, Kirsti (2019)
      "This book is the first edited volume focusing on handwritten newspapers as an alternative medium from a wide interdisciplinary and international perspective. Our primary focus is on handwritten newspapers as a social ...
    • Ameel, Lieven (2014)
      "Helsinki in Early Twentieth-Century Literature analyses experiences of the Finnish capital in prose fiction published in Finnish in the period 1890– 1940. It examines the relationships that are formed between Helsinki ...
    • Koskinen-Koivisto, Eerika (2014)
      "In this study, I examine the life narrative of a female factory labourer, Elsa Koskinen (née Kiikkala, born in 1927). I analyze her account of her experiences related to work, class and gender because I seek to gain a ...
    • Siikala, Anna-Leena; Ulyashev, Oleg (2011)
      Why are Khanty shamans still active? What are the folklore collectives of Komi? Why are the rituals of Udmurts performed at cultural festivals? In their insightful ethnographic study Anna-Leena Siikala and Oleg Ulyashev ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hasselblatt, Cornelius (2016)
      "The poem Kalevipoeg, over 19,000 lines in length, was composed by Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald (1803–1882) on the basis on folklore material. It was published in an Estonian-German bilingual edition in six instalments ...