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Progress and Pathology : Medicine and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Progress and Pathology : Medicine and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

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Abstract: This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. This collaborative volume explores changing perceptions of health and disease in the context of the burgeoning global modernities of the nineteenth...

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The Fin-de-Siècle World

The Fin-de-Siècle World

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Abstract: This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated collection of essays conveys a vivid picture of a fascinating and hugely significant period in history, the Fin de Siècle. Featuring contributions from over forty international scholars, this book takes a ...

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Archiv Bibliographia Judaica – Deutschsprachiges Judentum Online : Historische Kontexte und Einführung in die Datenbank

Archiv Bibliographia Judaica – Deutschsprachiges Judentum Online : Historische Kontexte und Einführung in die Datenbank

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Abstract: Mit über 20.000 bio-bibliographischen Einträgen präsentiert die Datenbank „Archiv Bibliographia Judaica“ die große Vielfalt jüdischen Lebens im deutschen Sprachraum zwischen 1750 und 1950. Das von Renate Heuer in den 1960er Jahren gegründete Archiv sol...

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Medical Histories of Belgium : New Narratives on Health, Care and Citizenship in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Medical Histories of Belgium : New Narratives on Health, Care and Citizenship in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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Abstract: Medical histories of Belgium reshapes Belgian history of medicine by bringing together a new generation of scholars. Going beyond a chronological narrative, the book offers new insights by questioning classic themes of the history of medicine: physicia...

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The Rhine and European Security in the Long Nineteenth Century : Making Lifelines From Frontlines

The Rhine and European Security in the Long Nineteenth Century : Making Lifelines From Frontlines

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Abstract: Throughout history rivers have always been a source of life and of conflict. This book investigates the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine's (CCNR) efforts to secure the principle of freedom of navigation on Europe's prime river. The bo...

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Corporate Policing, Yellow Unionism, and Strikebreaking, 1890-1930 : In Defence of Freedom

Corporate Policing, Yellow Unionism, and Strikebreaking, 1890-1930 : In Defence of Freedom

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Abstract: This book provides a comparative and transnational examination of the complex and multifaceted experiences of anti-labour mobilisation, from the bitter social conflicts of the pre-war period, through the epochal tremors of war and revolution, and the v...

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Dictators and Autocrats : Securing Power Across Global Politics

Dictators and Autocrats : Securing Power Across Global Politics

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Abstract: In order to truly understand the emergence, endurance, and legacy of autocracy, this volume of engaging essays explores how autocratic power is acquired, exercised, and transferred or abruptly ended through the careers and politics of influential figur...

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The persistence of memory : Remembering slavery in Liverpool, 'slaving capital of the world'

The persistence of memory : Remembering slavery in Liverpool, 'slaving capital of the world'

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Abstract: An Open Access edition of this book will be made available on publication on our website and on the OAPEN Library, funded by the LUP Open Access Author Fund.The Persistence of Memory is a history of the public memory of transatlantic slavery in the lar...

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Incest in Sweden, 1680–1940 : A History of Forbidden Relations

Incest in Sweden, 1680–1940 : A History of Forbidden Relations

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Abstract: This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. In early modern Sweden, if a man and his deceased wife's sister were found guilty of engaging in sexual intercourse they would be sentenced to deat...

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Reforming Senates : Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present

Reforming Senates : Upper Legislative Houses in North Atlantic Small Powers 1800-present

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Abstract: This new study of senates in small powers across the North Atlantic shows that the establishment and the reform of these upper legislative houses have followed remarkably parallel trajectories. Senate reforms emerged in the wake of deep political crise...

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