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Georg Götz deposited Stellungnahme des Studienfachs Geschichtswissenschaft zum Entwurf des Kerncurriculums Gesellschaftslehre an der IGS im Rahmen des Anhörverfahrens in the group History on Humanities Commons 3 days, 15 hours ago
Im Sommer 2019 gab das Kultusministerium des Landes Niedersachsen ein neues Kerncurriculum ‘Gesellschaftslehre’ in die Anhörung. Hierzu wurde auch das Fach Geshichte an der Universität Vechta um eine ausführliche Stellungnahme gebeten.
Between the acquisition of the Philippines in 1898 and the approval of an independence bill in 1934, members of Congress extensively discussed the future of the Philippines as an American territory using the ideas and images created by American writers, journalists, scholars, missionaries, travelers, and colonial and military officers. However,…[Read more]
Luis de Orueta edited the doc ¿Por qué duró tanto la presencia de España en América? in the group History on Humanities Commons 6 days, 1 hour ago
This book deals with a case of political durability. Rather than trying to find the reasons for the collapse of the Spanish presence in America, the accent is placed on how such situation could last so long. How could a country, whose grip over Europe had ceased in the middle of the XVI century, continue to rule, without much interference, over…[Read more]
Luis de Orueta created the doc ¿Por qué duró tanto la presencia de España en América? in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 week, 4 days ago
THE ZUBER PATRIARCHY
Spring: Jean Zuber, fl.1790-1835; Summer: Jean Zuber-Karth, fl. 1836-1853; Autumn: Ivan (Jean) Zuber, fl. 1854-1907
This is the first of a multi-part series telling how the Zuber family made wallpaper over a 117-year period (1790-1907). It is closely based on the thesis “From the Workshop to the Wall” by Dr. Bernard Jac…[Read more]
“Das Geld kam über Nacht”, sagten die Westdeutschen, als am 20. Juni 1948 die neue Deutsche Mark ausgegeben wurde. Über Nacht waren die Schaufenster der Läden mit Waren hübsch dekoriert worden und lockten die Kunden. Ganz so überraschend wie es klingt kam die Währungsreform allerdings nicht.
Uwe Fuhrmann erläutert die Absichten und Wirkun…[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 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Gustavo Doré is considered one of the great universal illustrators. Throughout his life he made a very extensive work highlighting especially the work done to illustrate the Bible, the Quixote and the Divine Comedy. In 1862 he embarked on a trip through Spain accompanied by hispanist Charles Davillier.…[Read more]
Since 2014 after the General Elections in Indonesia, the public information space has been decorated with a lot of hoax information, which is false information with malicious content that can cause readers to misread something. This phenomenon is increasingly rife every time it approaches political performances. There is a big suspicion that…[Read more]
While World War II was still raging in Europe and the Pacific, the onset of the Greek Civil War in December 1944 marked the beginning of the Cold War. For the people of Greece, the civil war would continue the devastation that the Italian, German, and Bulgarian occupations had initiated. The civil war’s catastrophic cleavages in Greek society are…[Read more]
This article examines interwar peace activism by focusing on the personal emotional process that provokes disillusionment. This study documents how peace aspirations collapsed for two activists during the Washington Naval Disarmament Conference and again at the start of the Second World War. The former destroyed their faith that peace could be…[Read more]
“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 months, 1 week 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 months, 1 week 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.
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