Télécharger le livre :  Politics and Sentiments in Risorgimento Italy

This book investigates the narrative of nationhood during the Italian Risorgimento and its ability to reach a new and wider audience. In Italy, an extraordinary emotional excitement pervaded the struggle for national independence, suffusing the speeches and actions of...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2021-05-03
Collection : Italian and Italian American Studies
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
94,94
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Télécharger le livre :  Science, Culture and National Identity in Francoist Spain, 1939–1959

This book examines the role that science and culture held as instruments of nationalization policies during the first phase of the Franco regime in Spain. It considers the reciprocal relationship between political legitimacy and developments in science and culture, and...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2021-04-24

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105,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Narratives and Rituals of the Nightmare Hag in Scandinavian Folk Belief

This books explores varying conceptions of the Nightmare hag, mara, in Scandinavian folk belief. What began as observations of some startling narratives preserved in folklore archives where sex, violence and curses are recurring themes gradually led to...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2021-03-30
Collection : Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic
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83,80
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Télécharger le livre :  Nationalism and the Politicization of History in the Former Yugoslavia

?“This book is very timely: the instrumentalization of history for political goals has become a pressing issue and worrisome feature of many polities, to the point of challenging even the most consolidated democracies. Focusing on Yugoslavia’s fragile successor states,...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2021-03-19
Collection : Modernity, Memory and Identity in South-East Europe
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
105,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Medieval Animals on the Move

This book investigates relations between humans and animals over several centuries with a focus on the Middle Ages, since important features of our perceptions regarding animals have been rooted in that period. Elucidating various aspects of medieval human-animal...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2021-02-24

Format(s) : PDF, ePub
94,94
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Télécharger le livre :  Snakes and Ladders

Politicians claim social mobility is real - a just reward for ambition and hard work. This book proves otherwise.From servants' children who became clerks in Victorian Britain, to managers made redundant by the 2008 financial crash, travelling up or down the social...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2021-02-11

Format(s) : ePub
17,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Work Won't Love You Back

A deeply-reported examination of why "doing what you love" is a recipe for exploitation, creating a new tyranny of work in which we cheerily acquiesce to doing jobs that take over our lives.You're told that if you "do what you love, you'll never...
Editeur : Bold Type Books
Parution : 2021-01-26

Format(s) : ePub
14,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Roman Identity from the Arab Conquests to the Triumph of Orthodoxy

This book asks how the inhabitants and neighbours of the Eastern Roman Empire understand their identity as Romans in the centuries following the emergence of Islam as a world-religion. Its answers lie in exploring the nature of change and continuity of social...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2021-01-22
Collection : New Approaches to Byzantine History and Culture
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
94,94
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Télécharger le livre :  Chaucer's Queens

This book investigates the agency and influence of medieval queens in late fourteenth-century England, focusing on the patronage and intercessory activities of the queens Philippa of Hainault and Anne of Bohemia, as well as the princess Joan of Kent. It examines the...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2021-01-04
Collection : Queenship and Power
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
89,66
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Télécharger le livre :  Italy and the Military

This book sheds new light on the role of the military in Italian society and culture during war and peacetime by bringing together a whole host of contributors across the interdisciplinary spectrum of Italian Studies. Divided into five thematic units, this volume...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2020-12-22
Collection : Italian and Italian American Studies
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
105,49
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Télécharger le livre :  International Society

This book provides an introduction to, and analysis of, the English School’s views on International Relations as they developed from the somewhat vague state/society distinction to the present focus on foundation institutions, regional organisation and the globalization...
Editeur : Palgrave Pivot
Parution : 2020-12-22
Collection : Trends in European IR Theory
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
52,74
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Télécharger le livre :  ‘Femininity’ and the History of Women's Education

This book draws on recent deconstructions around the idea of ‘femininity’ as a social, racial and class construct and explores the diversity of spaces that may be defined as educational that range from institutional contexts to family, to professional outlooks, to...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2020-12-18

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94,94
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Télécharger le livre :  New Social Movements and the Armenian Question in Turkey

This book explores and comparatively assesses how Armenians as minorities have been represented in modern Turkey from the twentieth century through to the present day, with a particular focus on the period since the first electoral victory of the AKP (Justice and...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2020-12-12
Collection : Modernity, Memory and Identity in South-East Europe
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68,56
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Télécharger le livre :  M.K. Gandhi, Media, Politics and Society

This Palgrave Pivot showcases new research on M.K. Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi, and the press, telegraphs, broadcasting and popular culture. Despite Gandhi being the subject of numerous books over the past century, there are few that put media centre stage.This edited...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2020-12-10
Collection : Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
52,74
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Télécharger le livre :  European Cultural Diplomacy and Arab Christians in Palestine, 1918–1948

This open access book investigates the transnationally connected history of Arab Christian communities in Palestine during the British Mandate (1918-1948) through the lens of the birth of cultural diplomacy. Relying predominantly on unpublished sources, it examines the...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2020-11-30

Format(s) : PDF, ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Popular Political Participation and the Democratic Imagination in Spain

This book addresses the changing relationships among political participation, political representation, and popular mobilization in Spain from the 1766 protest in Madrid against the early Bourbon reforms until the citizen revolution of 1868 that first introduced...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2020-11-27

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94,94
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Télécharger le livre :  Outrages

The bestselling author ofThe Beauty Myth, Vagina andThe End of America chronicles the struggles and eventual triumph of John Addington Symonds, a Victorian-era poet, biographer, and critic who penned what became a foundational text on our modern understanding of human...
Editeur : Virago
Parution : 2020-11-19

Format(s) : ePub
3,99
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Télécharger le livre :  Laura Bassi–The World's First Woman Professor in Natural Philosophy

This book provides a fascinating insight into the life and scientific work of Laura Bassi, the first female member of the influential Academy of Sciences of the Institute of Bologna and also the first woman to be appointed a university professor in physics, or universal...
Editeur : Springer
Parution : 2020-11-14
Collection : Springer Biographies
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
73,84
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Télécharger le livre :  Florence Nightingale at Home

Homes can be both comforting and troubling places. This timely book proposes a new understanding of Florence Nightingale’s experiences of domestic life and how ideas of home influenced her writings and pioneering work. From her childhood homes...
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2020-11-13

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24,25
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Télécharger le livre :  Survival and Revival in Sweden's Court and Monarchy, 1718–1930

This book will be the first to deeply analyze the Swedish court and monarchy through a longue duree perspective to show the crucial role of the court in maintaining a relationship between the monarchy and nobility throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries....
Editeur : Palgrave Macmillan
Parution : 2020-11-13
Collection : Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy
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94,94
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