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Women Photographers of the Pacific World, 1857–1930

Women Photographers of the Pacific World, 1857–1930

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Anne Maxwell
March 13, 2020

This is the first book to examine the lives and works of women photographers active in the settler colonial nations of the Pacific Rim from 1857–1930. The few histories of women’s photography that have been written so far have been confined to developments in Britain, France, Germany and the USA,...

The Magic Lantern at Work: Witnessing, Persuading, Experiencing and Connecting

The Magic Lantern at Work: Witnessing, Persuading, Experiencing and Connecting

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Martyn Jolly, Elisa deCourcy
February 10, 2020

For centuries, various new media technologies have provided individuals with a set of powerful tools to affect their audiences. Amongst these the magic lantern show was perhaps the most pervasive, and persuasive. Around the world audiences gathered together in darkened rooms to see a sequence of...

Soldiers and Their Horses: Sense, Sentimentality and the Soldier-Horse Relationship in The Great War

Soldiers and Their Horses: Sense, Sentimentality and the Soldier-Horse Relationship in The Great War

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Jane Flynn
January 31, 2020

The soldier-horse relationship was nurtured by The British Army because it made the soldier and his horse into an effective fighting unit. Soldiers and their Horses explores a complex relationship forged between horses and humans in extreme conditions. As both a social history of Britain in the...

Cultural Organizations, Networks and Mediators in Contemporary Ibero-America

Cultural Organizations, Networks and Mediators in Contemporary Ibero-America

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Diana Roig-Sanz, Jaume Subirana
January 13, 2020

This book proposes an innovative conceptual framework to explore cultural organizations at a multilateral level and cultural mediators as key figures in cultural and institutionalization processes. Specifically, it analyzes the role of Iberoamerican mediators in the institutionalization of Hispanic...

Tattoo Histories: Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattooing

Tattoo Histories: Transcultural Perspectives on the Narratives, Practices, and Representations of Tattooing

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Sinah Theres Kloß
December 13, 2019

Tattoo Histories is an edited volume which analyzes and discusses the relevance of tattooing in the socio-cultural construction of bodies, boundaries, and identities, among both individuals and groups. Its interdisciplinary approach facilitates historical as well as contemporary perspectives....

Reform, Revolution and Crisis in Europe: Landmarks in History, Memory and Thought

Reform, Revolution and Crisis in Europe: Landmarks in History, Memory and Thought

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Bronwyn Winter, Cat Moir
November 08, 2019

Today Europe stands at a crossroads unlike any it has faced since 1945. Since the 2008 financial crash, Europe has weathered the Greek debt crisis, the 2015 refugee crisis, and the identity crisis brought about by Brexit in 2016. The future of the European project is in doubt. How will Europe...

Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915

Print Culture and the Formation of the Anarchist Movement in Spain, 1890-1915

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James Michael Yeoman
October 08, 2019

This book analyzes the formation of a mass anarchist movement in Spain over the turn of the twentieth century. In this period, the movement was transformed from a dislocated collection of groups and individuals into the largest organized body of anarchists in world history: the anarcho-syndicalist...

Who Was William Hickey?: A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India

Who Was William Hickey?: A Crafted Life in Georgian England and Imperial India

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James R. Farr
September 25, 2019

This book analyzes an example of life-writing, an autobiography that was written in the early nineteenth century and will appeal to readers of many disciplines who are interested in understanding the interconnectedness of memory, textual narrative, and ideas of selfhood. Moreover, this book...

Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism, 1848–1972

Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism, 1848–1972

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Richard Parfitt
August 27, 2019

Musical Culture and the Spirit of Irish Nationalism is the first comprehensive history of music’s relationship with Irish nationalist politics. Addressing rebel songs, traditional music and dance, national anthems and protest song, the book draws upon an unprecedented volume of material to explore...

Revolutionary Ukraine, 1917-2017: History’s Flashpoints and Today’s Memory Wars

Revolutionary Ukraine, 1917-2017: History’s Flashpoints and Today’s Memory Wars

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Myroslav Shkandrij
July 30, 2019

This book examines four dramatic periods that have shaped not only Ukrainian, but also Soviet and Russian history over the last hundred years: the revolutionary struggles of 1917-20, Stalin’s "second" revolution of 1928-33, the mobilization of revolutionary nationalists during the Second World War,...

Post-Soviet Nostalgia: Confronting the Empire’s Legacies

Post-Soviet Nostalgia: Confronting the Empire’s Legacies

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Otto Boele, Boris Noordenbos, Ksenia Robbe
July 30, 2019

Bringing together scholars from Russia, the United States and Europe, this collection of essays is the first to explore the slippery phenomenon of post-Soviet nostalgia by studying it as a discursive practice serving a wide variety of ideological agendas. The authors demonstrate how feelings of...

Aboriginal Protection and Its Intermediaries in Britain’s Antipodean Colonies

Aboriginal Protection and Its Intermediaries in Britain’s Antipodean Colonies

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Samuel Furphy, Amanda Nettelbeck
June 17, 2019

This collection brings together world-leading and emerging scholars to explore how the concept of "protection" was applied to Indigenous peoples of Britain’s antipodean colonies. Tracing evolutions in protection from the 1830s until the end of the nineteenth century, the contributors map the...

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