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  • One More for the Road

    One More for the Road

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800732544

    One More for the Road recounts the life and career of Croatian filmmaker Rajko Grlic in the form of a lexicon of film terms, tying cinematic terms to anecdotes spanning Grlic’s life, from his post-Nazi-era childhood in Yugoslavia to his colle…

  • One More for the Road

    One More for the Road

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800732414

    One More for the Road recounts the life and career of Croatian filmmaker Rajko Grlic in the form of a lexicon of film terms, tying cinematic terms to anecdotes spanning Grlic’s life, from his post-Nazi-era childhood in Yugoslavia to his colle…

  • Rethinking Vienna 1900

    Rethinking Vienna 1900

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571811400

    Fin-de-siècle Vienna remains a central event in the birth of the century's modern culture. Our understanding of what happened in those key decades in Central Europe at the turn of the century has been shaped in the last years by an historiography p…

  • In the Name of the Great Work

    In the Name of the Great Work

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789205022

    Beginning in 1948, the Soviet Union launched a series of wildly ambitious projects to implement Joseph Stalin’s vision of a total “transformation of nature.” Intended to increase agricultural yields dramatically, this utopian impu…

  • In the Name of the Great Work

    In the Name of the Great Work

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785332524

    Beginning in 1948, the Soviet Union launched a series of wildly ambitious projects to implement Joseph Stalin’s vision of a total “transformation of nature.” Intended to increase agricultural yields dramatically, this utopian impu…

  • In God's Name

    In God's Name

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571813022

    Despite the widespread trends of secularization in the 20th century, religion has played an important role in several outbreaks of genocide since the First World War. And yet, not many scholars have looked either at the religious aspects of modern…

  • In God's Name

    In God's Name

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571812148

    Despite the widespread trends of secularization in the 20th century, religion has played an important role in several outbreaks of genocide since the First World War. And yet, not many scholars have looked either at the religious aspects of modern…

  • The Best We Share

    The Best We Share
    av Christoph Brumann

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800730441

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention is one of the most widely ratified international treaties, and a place on the World Heritage List is a widely coveted mark of distinction. Building on ethnographic fieldwork at Committee sessions, interviews and…

  • South Africa's Dreams

    South Africa's Dreams
    av Robert J. Gordon

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209747

    In the early sixties, South Africa’s colonial policies in Namibia served as a testing ground for many key features of its repressive ‘Grand Apartheid’ infrastructure, including strategies for countering anti-apartheid resistance.…

  • East German Film and the Holocaust

    East German Film and the Holocaust
    av Elizabeth Ward

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789207477

    East Germany’s ruling party never officially acknowledged responsibility for the crimes committed in Germany’s name during the Third Reich. Instead, it cast communists as both victims of and victors over National Socialist oppression wh…

  • Ambassadors of Realpolitik

    Ambassadors of Realpolitik
    av Aryo Makko

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789205176

    During the Cold War, Sweden actively cultivated a reputation as the “conscience of the world,” working to build bridges between East and West and embracing a nominal commitment to international solidarity. This groundbreaking study expl…

  • The Emperor's Old Clothes

    The Emperor's Old Clothes
    av Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789207989

    For many years, scholars struggled to write the history of the constitution and political structure of the Holy Roman Empire. This book argues that this was because the political and social order could not be understood without considering the ritu…

  • Sounds of Modern History

    Sounds of Modern History

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785333491

    Long ignored by scholars in the humanities, sound has just begun to take its place as an important object of study in the last few years. Since the late 19th century, there has been a paradigmatic shift in auditory cultures and practices in Europea…

  • From Antiquities to Heritage

    From Antiquities to Heritage
    av Anne Eriksen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785332050

    Eighteenth-century gentleman scholars collected antiquities. Nineteenth-century nation states built museums to preserve their historical monuments. In the present world, heritage is a global concern as well as an issue of identity politics. What do…

  • Adventures in Aidland

    Adventures in Aidland

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782380634

    Anthropological interest in new subjects of research and contemporary knowledge practices has turned ethnographic attention to a wide ranging variety of professional fields. Among these the encounter with international development has perhaps been…

  • Contemporary Pagan and Native Faith Movements in Europe

    Contemporary Pagan and Native Faith Movements in Europe

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785338236

    Pagan and Native Faith movements have sprung up across Europe in recent decades, yet little has been published about them compared with their British and American counterparts. Though all such movements valorize human relationships with nature and…

  • Headlines of Nation, Subtexts of Class

    Headlines of Nation, Subtexts of Class

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857452030

    Since 1989 neo-nationalism has grown as a volatile political force in almost all European societies in tandem with the formation of a neoliberal European Union and wider capitalist globalizations. Focusing on working classes situated in long-run lo…

  • Living Like a Girl

    Living Like a Girl

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800731479

    In recent decades, large-scale social changes have taken place in Europe. Ranging from neoliberal social policies to globalization and the growth of EU, these changes have significantly affected the conditions in which girls shape their lives. Livi…

  • Cinemas of Boyhood

    Cinemas of Boyhood

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209945

    Drawing from political sociology, pop psychology, and film studies, Cinemas of Boyhood explores the important yet often overlooked subject of boys and boyhood in film. This collected volume features an eclectic range of films from British and India…

  • Cinemas of Boyhood

    Cinemas of Boyhood

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209938

    Drawing from political sociology, pop psychology, and film studies, Cinemas of Boyhood explores the important yet often overlooked subject of boys and boyhood in film. This collected volume features an eclectic range of films from British and India…

  • Imperial Germany Revisited

    Imperial Germany Revisited

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857459008

    The German Empire, its structure, its dynamic development between 1871 and 1918, and its legacy, have been the focus of lively international debate that is showing signs of further intensification as we approach the centenary of the outbreak of Wor…

  • Imperial Germany Revisited

    Imperial Germany Revisited

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857452528

    The German Empire, its structure, its dynamic development between 1871 and 1918, and its legacy, have been the focus of lively international debate that is showing signs of further intensification as we approach the centenary of the outbreak of Wor…

  • Nordic War Stories

    Nordic War Stories
    av Marianne Stecher-Hansen

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209617

    Situated on Europe’s northern periphery, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden found themselves caught between warring powers during World War II. Ultimately, these nations survived the conflict as sovereign states whose wartime exper…

  • Ethnography and the Corporate Encounter

    Ethnography and the Corporate Encounter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845457778

    Businesses and other organizations are increasingly hiring anthropologists and other ethnographically-oriented social scientists as employees, consultants, and advisors. The nature of such work, as described in this volume, raises crucial questions…

  • Ethnography and the Corporate Encounter

    Ethnography and the Corporate Encounter

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845455989

    Businesses and other organizations are increasingly hiring anthropologists and other ethnographically-oriented social scientists as employees, consultants, and advisors. The nature of such work, as described in this volume, raises crucial questions…

  • Stories from an Ancient Land

    Stories from an Ancient Land
    av Magnus Fiskesjoe

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208870

    The Wa people have a rich civilization of their own, and a deep history in the mountains of Southeast Asia. Their mythology suggests their land is the first place inhabited by humans, which they care for on behalf of the world. This book introduces…

  • Italian Neofascism

    Italian Neofascism
    av Anna Cento Bull

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857451743

    During the Cold War Italy witnessed the existence of an anomalous version of a civil conflict, defined as a 'creeping' or a 'low-intensity' civil war. Political violence escalated, including bomb attacks against civilians, starting with a massacre…

  • Italian Neofascism

    Italian Neofascism
    av Anna Cento Bull

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845453350

    During the Cold War Italy witnessed the existence of an anomalous version of a civil conflict, defined as a 'creeping' or a 'low-intensity' civil war. Political violence escalated, including bomb attacks against civilians, starting with a massacre…

  • Experimental Collaborations

    Experimental Collaborations

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785338533

    In the accounts compiled in this book, ethnography occurs through processes of material and social interventions that turn the field into a site for epistemic collaboration. Through creative interventions that unfold what we term as "fieldwork devi…

  • Experimental Collaborations

    Experimental Collaborations

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800730151

    In the accounts compiled in this book, ethnography occurs through processes of material and social interventions that turn the field into a site for epistemic collaboration. Through creative interventions that unfold what we term as “fieldwor…

  • Analysing Historical Narratives

    Analysing Historical Narratives

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800730465

    For all of the recent debates over the methods and theoretical underpinnings of the historical profession, scholars and laypeople alike still frequently think of history in terms of storytelling. Accordingly, historians and theorists have devoted m…

  • Between Marx and Coca-Cola

    Between Marx and Coca-Cola

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845453336

    In the 1960s and 1970s, Western Europe's "Golden Age" (Eric Hobsbawm), a new youth consciousness emerged, which gave this period its distinctive character. Offering rich and new material, this volume moves beyond the easy conflation of youth cultur…

  • Evidence and Meaning

    Evidence and Meaning
    av Joern Rusen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789205008

    As one of the premier historical thinkers of his generation, Jörn Rüsen has made enormous contributions to the methods and theoretical framework of history as it is practiced today. In Evidence and Meaning, Rüsen surveys the seismic changes that ha…

  • Evidence and Meaning

    Evidence and Meaning
    av Joern Rusen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785335389

    As one of the premier historical thinkers of his generation, Jörn Rüsen has made enormous contributions to the methods and theoretical framework of history as it is practiced today. In Evidence and Meaning, Rüsen surveys the seismic changes that ha…

  • Comrades of Color

    Comrades of Color

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785337376

    In keeping with the tenets of socialist internationalism, the political culture of the German Democratic Republic strongly emphasized solidarity with the non-white world: children sent telegrams to Angela Davis in prison, workers made contributions…

  • Comrades of Color

    Comrades of Color

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782387053

    In keeping with the tenets of socialist internationalism, the political culture of the German Democratic Republic strongly emphasized solidarity with the non-white world: children sent telegrams to Angela Davis in prison, workers made contributions…

  • The Russian Cold

    The Russian Cold

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800731271

    Cold has long been a fixture of Russian identity both within and beyond the borders of Russia and the Soviet Union, even as the ongoing effects of climate change complicate its meaning and cultural salience. The Russian Cold assembles fascinating n…

  • National Policy, Global Memory

    National Policy, Global Memory
    av Sarah Gensburger

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785332548

    Since 1963, the state of Israel has awarded the title of “Righteous among the Nations” to individuals who risked their lives sheltering Jews during the Holocaust. This distinction remained solely an Israeli initiative until the late 199…

  • Contemplating Historical Consciousness

    Contemplating Historical Consciousness

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208375

    The last several decades have witnessed an explosion of new empirical research into representations of the past and the conditions of their production, prompting claims that we have entered a new era in which the past has become more “present…

  • Contemplating Historical Consciousness

    Contemplating Historical Consciousness

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785339295

    The last several decades have witnessed an explosion of new empirical research into representations of the past and the conditions of their production, prompting claims that we have entered a new era in which the past has become more "present" than…

  • Peter Lilienthal

    Peter Lilienthal
    av Claudia Sandberg

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800730915

    Best known for his 1979 film David, Peter Lilienthal was an unusual figure within postwar filmmaking circles. A child refugee from Nazi Germany who grew up in Uruguay, he was uniquely situated at the crossroads of German, Jewish, and Latin American…

  • Returning Life

    Returning Life
    av Knut Christian Myhre

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785336652

    A group of Chagga-speaking men descend the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro to butcher animals and pour milk, beer, and blood on the ground, requesting rain for their continued existence. Returning Life explores how this event engages activities where l…

  • Roma Activism

    Roma Activism

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208474

    Exploring contemporary debates and developments in Roma-related research and forms of activism, this volume argues for taking up reflexivity as practice in these fields, and advocates a necessary renewal of research sites, methods, and epistemologi…

  • Roma Activism

    Roma Activism

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785339486

    Exploring contemporary debates and developments in Roma-related research and forms of activism, this volume argues for taking up reflexivity as practice in these fields, and advocates a necessary renewal of research sites, methods, and epistemologi…

  • Medicinal Rule

    Medicinal Rule

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800732148

    As soon as Europeans set foot on African soil, they looked for the equivalents of their kings – and found them. The resulting misunderstandings have lasted until this day. Based on ethnography-driven regional comparison and a critical re-exam…

  • Medicinal Rule

    Medicinal Rule
    av Koen Stroeken

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785339844

    As soon as Europeans set foot on African soil, they looked for the equivalents of their kings – and found them. The resulting misunderstandings have lasted until this day. Based on ethnography-driven regional comparison and a critical re-exam…

  • Cattle Poetics

    Cattle Poetics

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800731684

    Loving cows, then killing them. The relation with cattle in Mursi country is shaped by the dichotomy between the value given to it during life and the death imposed upon it. The killing of cattle may be brief and inflicted with few words, but it is…

  • Coping with the Nazi Past

    Coping with the Nazi Past

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845455057

    Published in Association with the German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C. Based on careful, intensive research in primary sources, many of these essays break new ground in our understanding of a crucial and tumultuous period. The contributor…

  • PC Worlds

    PC Worlds
    av Jonathan Friedman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785336720

    This provocative work offers an anthropological analysis of the phenomenon of political correctness, both as a general phenomenon of communication, in which associations in space and time take precedence over the content of what is communicated, an…

  • World Heritage Craze in China

    World Heritage Craze in China
    av Haiming Yan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785338045

    There is a World Heritage Craze in China. China claims to have the longest continuous civilization in the world and is seeking recognition from UNESCO. This book explores three dimensions of the UNESCO World Heritage initiative with particular rele…

  • The History of the Stasi

    The History of the Stasi
    av Jens Gieseke

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785330247

    The East German Ministry for State Security stood for Stalinist oppression and all-encompassing surveillance. The “shield and sword of the party,” it secured the rule of the Communist Party for more than forty years, and by the 1980s it…

  • French Intellectuals Against the Left

    French Intellectuals Against the Left
    av Michael Scott Christofferson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571814272

    In the latter half of the 1970s, the French intellectual Left denounced communism, Marxism, and revolutionary politics through a critique of left-wing totalitarianism that paved the way for today's postmodern, liberal, and moderate republican polit…

  • French Intellectuals Against the Left

    French Intellectuals Against the Left
    av Michael Scott Christofferson

    Klotband - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571814289

    In the latter half of the 1970s, the French intellectual Left denounced communism, Marxism, and revolutionary politics through a critique of left-wing totalitarianism that paved the way for today's postmodern, liberal, and moderate republican polit…

  • Explorations in Economic Anthropology

    Explorations in Economic Anthropology

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800731394

    At a time of rising global economic precarity and social inequality, the field of economic anthropology offers solutions through the study of local and contextualized economic practices. This book is made up of an exciting collection of succinct es…

  • After Corporate Paternalism

    After Corporate Paternalism
    av Christian Straube

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800731332

    In this ethnographic study of post-paternalist ruination and renovation, Christian Straube explores social change at the intersection of material decay and social disconnection in the former mine township Mpatamatu of Luanshya, one of the oldest mi…

  • Territory, State and Nation

    Territory, State and Nation

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800730724

    Rudolf Kjellén, regularly referred to as “the father of geopolitics,” developed in the first decade of the twentieth century an analytical model for calculating the capabilities of great-power states and promoting their interests in the…

  • Emotions, Ethics, and Cinematic Experience

    Emotions, Ethics, and Cinematic Experience

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800731455

    Since the early 1990s, phenomenology and cognitivism have become two of the most influential approaches to film theory. Yet far from being at odds with each other, both approaches offer important insights on our subjective experience of cinema. Emo…

  • Archives, Ancestors, Practices

    Archives, Ancestors, Practices

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845450663

    In line with the resurgence of interest in the history of archaeology manifested over the past decade, this volume aims to highlight state-of-the art research across several topics and areas, and to stimulate new approaches and studies in the field…

  • Comparative and Transnational History

    Comparative and Transnational History

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857456038

    Since the 1970s West German historiography has been one of the main arenas of international comparative history. It has produced important empirical studies particularly in social history as well as methodological and theoretical reflections on com…

  • Comparative and Transnational History

    Comparative and Transnational History

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845456153

    Since the 1970s West German historiography has been one of the main arenas of international comparative history. It has produced important empirical studies particularly in social history as well as methodological and theoretical reflections on com…

  • When They Came for Me

    When They Came for Me
    av John Schlapobersky

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209082

    In 1969, while a student in South Africa, John Schlapobersky was arrested for opposing apartheid and tortured, detained and eventually deported. Interrogated through sleep deprivation, he later wrote secretly in solitary confinement about the strug…

  • When They Came for Me

    When They Came for Me
    av John Schlapobersky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209068

    In 1969, while a student in South Africa, John Schlapobersky was arrested for opposing apartheid and tortured, detained and eventually deported. Interrogated through sleep deprivation, he later wrote secretly in solitary confinement about the strug…

  • The Making of the Greek Genocide

    The Making of the Greek Genocide
    av Erik Sjoeberg

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789200638

    During and after World War I, over one million Ottoman Greeks were expelled from Turkey, a watershed moment in Greek history that resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths. And while few dispute the expulsion’s tragic scope, it remains the…

  • The Making of the Greek Genocide

    The Making of the Greek Genocide
    av Erik Sjoeberg

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785333255

    During and after World War I, over one million Ottoman Greeks were expelled from Turkey, a watershed moment in Greek history that resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths. And while few dispute the expulsion’s tragic scope, it remains the…

  • Shadowlands

    Shadowlands
    av Meike Wulf

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789207910

    Located within the forgotten half of Europe, historically trapped between Germany and Russia, Estonia has been profoundly shaped by the violent conflicts and shifting political fortunes of the last century. This innovative study traces the tangled…

  • Museum Websites and Social Media

    Museum Websites and Social Media
    av Ana Sanchez Laws

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782388685

    Online activities present a unique challenge for museums as they harness the potential of digital technology for sustainable development, trust building, and representations of diversity. This volume offers a holistic picture of museum online activ…

  • The Nanking Atrocity, 1937-1938

    The Nanking Atrocity, 1937-1938

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785335969

    First published in 2007, The Nanking Atrocity remains an essential resource for understanding the massacre committed by Japanese soldiers in Nanking, China during the winter of 1937-38. Through a series of deeply considered and empirically rigorous…

  • The Nanking Atrocity, 1937-1938

    The Nanking Atrocity, 1937-1938

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785336744

    First published in 2007, The Nanking Atrocity remains an essential resource for understanding the massacre committed by Japanese soldiers in Nanking, China during the winter of 1937-38. Through a series of deeply considered and empirically rigorous…

  • The Nanking Atrocity, 1937-1938

    The Nanking Atrocity, 1937-1938

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845451806

    December 13, 2007 marks the 70th anniversary of the fall of the Chinese city of Nanking to the Japanese army. The "Nanking Atrocity" of winter 1937-8, also known as the "Nanking Massacre," lies at the core of bitter disputes over history, wartime vi…