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“Selling Science in the 20th Century” was a public talk delivered as part of the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s Saturday Speakers series. The presentation focused on Beckman Instruments, science advertising, the Beckman Historical Collection, and the digitization component of CHF’s Beckman Legacy Project. Audience members also had the opportunity…[Read more]
This paper analyzes the reception and influence of the Alliance for Progress in Venezuela during the 1960s (1961-1969). The US assistance program financed various social projects in Latin American countries, with the aim of promoting local development, and at the same time counteracting the impact of the Cuban Revolution (1959). Methodologically,…[Read more]
Three years before the end of the Spanish presence in the Northern Hemisphere of America the territory of New Spain included the following modern States: Arizona, Belize, California, Colorado, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Honduras, Louisiana, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Texas and Utah. This…[Read more]
Three years before the end of Spanish presence, the territory of New Spain included the following modern States: Arizona, Belize, California, Colorado, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Honduras, Louisiana, Mexico, Nevada, Nicaragua, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Texas and Utah. This book provides comments on the…[Read more]
Luis de Orueta created the doc Los Virreyes de América del Norte (Nueva España 1535-1821) in the group History on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Luis de Orueta created the doc Los Virreyes de América del Sur I (Perú 1544-1825) in the group History on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 4 days ago
V. 1, N. 3 (March 15, 2020) is titled “Wallpaper Values” and compares and contrasts the values of wallpaper as decorative art, as avatar of social values, and as material culture.
V. 1, N. 4 (April 15, 2020) is titled “Bernard Jacqué, His Thesis, and His Methods.” It shows how Jacqué’s work relates to that of Jules David Prown, an art historian credited with formulating an influential approach to material culture in the pages of the Winterthur Portfolio in the early 1980s.
V. 1, N. 5 (May 15, 2020) is titled “Is Wallpaper Essential?,” answers in the affirmative, and argues for a new definition: “Wallpaper is affordable and flexible, modular in form and design, ordinarily covered with a printed pattern, and made for decorating domestic walls.”
This article offers ten reasons, why historians should blog.
Björn Gebert deposited Wissenschaftsblogs als zeitgemäße Publikationsmedien: Das Beispiel Mittelalter. Interdisziplinäre Forschung und Rezeptionsgeschichte in the group History on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 4 days ago
In this article, we argue that scholarly blogs are appropriate modern platforms for open access publishing and a dynamic alternative to online journals. We use the blog ‘Mittelalter. Interdisziplinäre Forschung und Rezeptionsgeschichte’ that has become a major player in the field of medieval studies as an example for a successful scholarly blog,…[Read more]
Synopsis of those monasteries that were dissoluted during secularization, from which manuscripts came into possession of the former Court Library of the landgraves of Hessen-Darmstadt (now: University and State Library Darmstadt).
This essay discusses the cinematic representation of Revolution in Sergei Eisenstein’s film Oktiabr’ / October, a film which had a decisive impact on the revolutionary development of film history and theory. I will explore how Revolution can be re-enacted and shown in the medium of cinema, and how this medium is capable of not only staging his…[Read more]
This essay analyzes the role of the Chilean Army in the debate for development and the Alliance for Progress in the country between 1961 and 1970. The Army followed the idea of development through articles in its magazines, and contributed with it through of special courses for conscript soldiers, as well as in construction tasks carried out by…[Read more]
country, due to two reasons: one, the high growth of the economy determined by high oil revenues, two, the lack of
This article analyzes the immigration policy of the Venezuelan State during administration of Pérez Jiménez (1952-1958). From December 1952 until January 1958, Marcos Pérez Jiménez governs Venezuela, first as interim president (un…[Read more]
The following historiographical study is referred to the History of the Portuguese in Venezuela (1959), by Miguel Acosta Saignes, it hill analyze the work of critical and reflective way, both internally and externally, to elucidate its contribution to one of the process greatest historic modern Venezuela, such as immigration, as well as…[Read more]
This paper analyzes the public life of Ildefonso Riera Aguinagalde (1834-1882) as a writer and politician who participated in the vagaries of the construction of the national state in the Venezuela’s nineteenth century. Based on a systematic historiographical review and consultation of primary sources, the Riera Aguinagalde political action was r…[Read more]
The IRA’s alleged connections with FARC, which surfaced in 2001 and continue to appear in the Irish and Colombian media, are an ideal opportunity to analyse perceptions of Latin America in Ireland. Newspaper articles, personal interviews, and the judgement of the Appeals Court in Bogotá have been used to study different attitudes in this puzzling…[Read more]
Luis de Orueta deposited Los Virreyes de América del Sur I (Perú 1544-1825) in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
Comments on the Lives and Governments of all the Spanish Viceroys in the Kingdom of Peru.
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