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This is a chapter about the Chilean experience toward Democracy (1983-1990).
Overlooking Lago di Orta in the foothills of the Northern Italian Alps, the Renaissance-era Sacro Monte di Orta (a UNESCO World Heritage site) is spectacle and hagiography, theme park and treatise. Sacro Monte di Orta is a sacred mountain complex that extolls the life of St. Francis of Assisi through fresco, statuary, and built environment.…[Read more]
John R. Palandech was a well-known immigrant publisher, politician, and entrepreneur in Chicago from the Gilded Age to the post–World War II era. This article retraces his biography and crosses it with the transatlantic political, cultural, and economic world Palandech was a part of and actor in. At the core of this study is a collection of l…[Read more]
Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity begins at the inception of the Catholic Church and deals with the election of the present Pope, and thus is contemporary yet rooted in history. Histories of religious traditions need not be unwieldy. They could be pointers to all the important references to literature on the subject. This book is a…[Read more]
Stacy Fahrenthold deposited “Claimed by Turkey as Subjects”: Ottoman Migrants, Foreign Passports, and Syrian Nationality in the Americas, 1915–1925 in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
Unofficial Description: In Arab American studies, it’s long been understood that Syrian immigrants became “legally white” in 1915’s George Dow v United States. This access to whiteness was critical in getting access to US citizenship. However, US laws governing Syrian racial status also bore implications beyond the US context. Starting with Dow…[Read more]
Mark Bray is a historian of human rights, terrorism, and political radicalism in Modern Europe as well as a political organizer. This interview outlines what fascism is, the history of anti-fascist resistance, the debate surrounding free-speech, anti-imperialism, World War II, and the Trump Era.
Mark Bray is a political organizer and historian…[Read more]
This is the uncorrected proofs version of my review of Ingrid Rembold’s Conquest and Christianization for The Mediaeval Journal. Some wording may differ from the final published version. Please refer to the journal website.
Tiago Queimada e Silva deposited Mixed Marriages, Moorish Vices and Military Betrayals: Christian-Islamic Confluence in Count Pedro’s Book of Lineages in the group History on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
This article deals with representations of Christian-Islamic confluence in the medieval Portuguese genealogical compilation known as Livro de Linhagens do Conde D. Pedro (Count Pedro’s Book of Lineages), assembled in the mid-fourteenth century by Count Pedro of Barcelos. Several narratives dealing with the non-military interaction of Christians a…[Read more]
Papers focusing on the urban environmental history of fires are invited for a panel to be submitted to
the European Society for Environmental History conference, which will be held at the
University of Bristol in July 2021.
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 2 months, 1 week 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 2 months, 2 weeks 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 2 months, 2 weeks 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 4 months 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]
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