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Paulo Vitor Airaghi deposited O JORNAL CENTRO ACADEMICO DO RIO DE JANEIRO: UM CENTRO DIFUSOR DE IDEIAS REPUBLICANAS NO SÉCULO XIX (1872-1873) in the group History on Humanities Commons 10 hours, 39 minutes ago
O objetivo do trabalho é analisar o jornal Centro Academico, publicado entre 1872 e 1873 por alunos da Faculdade de Medicina e Cirurgia do Rio de Janeiro e por alunos da Escola Central de Engenharia do Exército, como centro difusor de ideias republicanas durante o século XIX. Esse periódico diagnosticava o Império Brasileiro e, a partir diss…[Read more]
Narrative account of Imam Shamil, published in Russia’s People of Empire: Life Stories from Eurasia, 1500 to the Present, eds. Steve Norris & Willard Sunderland (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press), 117-128.
About four decades ago, the two modern editions of the Cancionero de obras de burlas (19OB),2 of Domínguez (1978) and Jauralde Pou-Bellón
Cazabán (1974), finnally condemned to its deserved obscurity Usoz y Río’s 1841 edition. Even though both his edition and his library on spiritual
topics have an evident archaeological interest (Vilar), the q…[Read more]
Ricky Broome deposited Religious Franks: Religion and Power in the Frankish Kingdoms: Studies in Honour of Mayke de Jong. Edited by Rob Meens, Dorine van Espelo, Bram van den Hoven van Genderen, Janneke Raaijmakers, Irene van Renswoude and Carine van Rhijn. Manchester: Manchest in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 week, 3 days ago
This is the accepted manuscript version of my review of the edited volume Golden Middle Ages in Europe for Early Medieval Europe journal. Some wording may differ from the final published version. Please refer to the journal website.
Prepared for delivery at the 2017 Neutrality Conference: “Lessons from the Past and Visions for the 21st Century,” Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales, Universidad Complutense,
October 27-28, 2017.
Conferencia dictada en el Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano
Miraflores, Lima, 23 de febrero de 2017
Giuseppe Pio Cascavilla deposited Relazioni diplomatiche tra la Repubblica di Ragusa e l’Impero del Marocco. La missione Casilari (1779-1780) in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 week, 4 days ago
This article focuses on the diplomatic mission of the Ragusean captain Casilari, to free the crew of a Ragusean ship captured by the Moroccan pirates. Through the relations between Ragusa and the empire of Morocco, the paper deals with an episode of the endemic piracy in the Mediterranean, but it also sheds light on the importance of the Ragusean…[Read more]
This essay argues for the consideration of energy and an energy-based humanities model in the study of water in the Middle Ages. It also proposes that ‘energy’, when discussed in the context of the Middle Ages, is in fact a study of ‘energies’, derived from technology, material culture, and intellectual culture in equal measure. It propose…[Read more]
Ricky Broome deposited Golden Middle Ages in Europe: New Research into Early-Medieval Communities and Identities. Edited by Annemarieke Willemsen and Hanneke Kik. Brepols. 2015. 168pp. €59.00. in the group History on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 6 days ago
This is the accepted manuscript version of my review of the edited volume Golden Middle Ages in Europe for History journal. Some wording may differ from the final published version. Please refer to the journal website.
This article explores a unique series of caricatures made between 1884 and 1896 by Yusuf Franko Kusa, a high-ranking Ottoman bureaucrat and a vener- ated member of n-de-siècle Pera’s high society. Yusuf Franko’s hitherto unstudied caricatures were comparable to contemporary European caricatures in style, but their subject matter was very loca…[Read more]
Paulo Vitor Airaghi deposited Um republicano positivista e a reconfiguração da nação: a trajetória de José Leão Ferreira Souto (1850-1904) in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
Analisa a trajetória de vida do ativista republicano José Leão Ferreira Souto (Natal, 1850 – Rio de Janeiro, 1904). Persegue o caminho trilhado por esse personagem, investigando seu caminhar nas três cidades em que viveu: Açu (Rio Grande do Norte), Rio de Janeiro e São Paulo. Privilegia as vivências nessas últimas cidades, nas quais ele concentro…[Read more]
While board games had been around for millennia, their popularization as a market commodity, with specilal themes and branding, had coincided with the formation of the global dominance of the British Empire as a maritime juggernaut. Early board game producers in the second half of the eighteenth century were mapmakers, and the board games shared…[Read more]
This work addresses the question of how the patron saint festivities in San Germán, Puerto Rico assisted in the reconstruction of the Puerto Rican nation during the 1950s. Particularly, I focus on how community leaders reproduced ideas of nationhood based on hispano-centric, white, Catholic, and patriarchal parameters. I investigate how an…[Read more]
This paper analyzes the 1774 Portugal Inquisition’s Regiment and its link with the cultural interventionism that marked the Pombalist reformism, whichstarted at the second halfof 18th century. These are allthe policiesthat influenced the public, social, cultural and religious institutions of Portugal and its colonies, based in…[Read more]
This essay offers an introduction to select disciplinary developments in the study of history and in historical study of the Hebrew Bible. It focuses first and foremost on “cultural history,” a broad category defined by nineteenth- and twentieth-century developments in anthropology and sociology, literary theory and linguistics, and other fie…[Read more]
Part of a larger roundtable series on Arab American histories for the Journal of American Ethnic History.
Jason Heppler deposited Follow the Money: A Spatial History of In-Lieu Programs for Western Federal Lands. Stanford University, Jay Taylor, Erik Steiner, Krista Fryauff, Celena Allen, Alex Sherman, and Zephyr Frank in the group History on Humanities Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
Review of “Follow the Money: A Spatial History of In-Lieu Programs for Western Federal Lands.” Stanford University, Jay Taylor, Erik Steiner, Krista Fryauff, Celena Allen, Alex Sherman, and Zephyr Frank. Western Historical Quarterly, Volume 49, Issue 3, 1 July 2018, Pages 344–345, https://doi.org/10.1093/whq/why049.
When the United States took possession of Puerto Rico in 1898, an aggressive
Americanization project introduced cultural practices, including
American sports. However, although Puerto Ricans incorporated U.S.
sports to their sporting profile, they did so adhering to a larger Hispanic-
American ideology. Although soccer, or f ´ utbol, was…[Read more]
Personal and object biographies can be interwoven and reveal much about the transnational connections between Australia and other places. This chapter features two interwoven biographies: Guna Kinne, a Latvian Displaced Person who began making a national dress as a school girl in Latvia and continued to make it as she fled the Soviet army to…[Read more]
The Museum of Chinese Australian History reopened on 29th August 2010 with newly refurbished exhibitions displaying Chinese Australian history and contemporary Chinese Australian identities. This article reviews the new exhibitions in comparison with the Gum San Heritage Centre at Ararat and the Golden Dragon Museum at Bendigo and specifically…[Read more]
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