Search for dissertations about: "19th and 20th century"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words 19th and 20th century.

  1. 1. Cultivating the Rural Citizen Modernity, Agrarianism and Citizenship in Late Tsarist Estonia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Historiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Eellend; David Gaunt; Toivo U. Raun; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Estonia; Agrarian Ideology; Agrarian Modernization; Citizenship; Family; Gender; Public Sphere; Agricultural Journals; Agricultural Associations; Exhibitions; 19th Century; 20th Century; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the ideas and political practices produced in the emerging rural public sphere in late Tsarist Estonia. The time period is characterized by radical social and economic change and growing national and political self consciousness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards environmental historical national accounts for Sweden methodological considerations and estimates for the 19th and 20th centuries

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Historiska institutionen

    Author : Magnus Lindmark; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; historical national accounts; environmental history; environmental accounting; historical environmental accounting; iron ore; standing timber; pollution; environmental Kuznets curve;

    Abstract : New questions in a changing economy demands development of both contemporary and historical national accounts. One such question concerns economic and environmental relationships. From a national accounting perspective this issue has been approached in terms of environmental accounting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Scarred for Life. How conditions in early life affect socioeconomic status, reproduction and mortality in Southern Sweden, 1813-1968

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Luciana Quaranta; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Early life; selection and scarring; diet and disease; life course; historical demography; southern Sweden; 19th and 20th century;

    Abstract : The aim of this doctoral thesis is to contribute to the debate on the importance of diet and disease in explaining the mortality decline and the general literature of the long-term effects of early life conditions. Using individual-level data from Southern Sweden for 1813 to 1968, this work measures the impacts of grain prices during the foetal stage and infant mortality rates during the year of birth on mortality over the full life course, as well as on female socioeconomic status attainment and reproductive health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social bodies : family and community level influences on height and weight, southern Sweden 1818-1968

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Stefan Öberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; height; weight; body mass index; demography; demographic history; anthropometry; anthropometric history; standards of living; socioeconomic status; socioeconomic differences; resource dilution hypothesis; infant mortality; early life;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of an introduction, four research papers and one paper describing the data I collected for the studies and how I conducted the study. I collected information on men from conscript inspection lists and linked this to a sample of men in the Scanian Economic Demographic Database (SEDD) born between 1797 and 1950. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Honourable" or "Highly-sexed" Adjectival Descriptions of Male and Female Characters in Victorian and Contemporary Children's Fiction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hanna Andersdotter Sveen; Merja Kytö; Claudia Claridge; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; 19th-century English; adjectives; attributive; British National Corpus; characters; children s fiction; contemporary; corpus linguistics; description; evaluative meaning; female; gender; male; part description; predicative; semantic domains; syntactic function; Victorian; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This corpus-based study examines adjectives and adjectival expressions used to describe characters in British children’s fiction. The focus is on diachronic variation, by comparing Victorian (19th-century) and contemporary (late 20th-century) children’s fiction, and on gender variation, by comparing the descriptions of female and male characters. READ MORE