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Chapter Introduction: Introduction to Medieval and Early Modern Experiences of Gender and Faith
This study is an exploration of lived religion and gender across the Reformation, from the fourteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Combining conceptual development with empirical history, the authors explore these two ...
Chapter 1 Patterns of Death, 1800-2020
This chapter provides a brief introduction to mortality patterns over the last two centuries, from a global perspective. The period witnessed enormous and ubiquitous rises in life expectancy at birth, from a global average ...
Chapter 37 Neuroscientific Threaths to Free Will
In this chapter, I review recent work on neuroscientifi c threats to free will. What is it for something to threaten free will? Consider, fi rst, an apparent threat. You are walking in the dark, and a shadow looms in the ...
Chapter 13 Commemorating vanished ‘homelands’
The twentieth century has been described (e.g., Piskorski 2015 ) as a century of displacement. While globally the comparative scale of involuntary population movement may not have diff ered signifi cantly from earlier ...
Chapter 3 Comparative aspects of the Song and Dance Celebration of the Baltic countries in the context of nation- branding processes
This chapter focusses on an analysis of the SDC in the context of the development of nation-branding. Two ways of developing international recognition can be outlined: special strategies created by experts and spontaneous, ...
Chapter 1 Heritages, identities and Europe
Traditional arts practices and festivals have attracted increasing and diverse attention in the European context since policymakers discovered ‘culture’ as a resource in the 1980s (see, e.g., Kilday 1998 ). Their impact ...
Chapter 10 Performing Scots- European heritage, ‘For A’ That!’
This chapter focuses on the Scots- speaking community and, in particular, on its use of the Scots language as a means to assert political diff erence in the form of a ‘welcoming, inclusive civic nationalism’ (McFadyen 2018 ).
Chapter 2 On the relationship between performance and intangible cultural heritage
This chapter deliberately ranges across disciplines because we wish to move towards a better understanding of the notion of performance in relation to ICH, where both terms are inherently transdisciplinary. We fi rst ...
Chapter 1 Civic Space—and Desire—Deranged
Civic Spaces and Desire presents an original and critical appraisal of civic spaces for a novel theoretical intersection of architecture and human geography. The authors address civic spaces that embody a strong moral code, ...
Chapter 12 The partial and the vague as a visual mode in Bronze Age rock art
Studies of rock art normally depart from a classification of type, style and what the motifs represents or depicts. South Scandinavian rock art, however, is often vague, incomplete and fragmentary. In this chapter, it is ...