Search for dissertations about: "American history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 swedish dissertations containing the words American history.

  1. 1. Order in Ruins : British Society and the Media Assemblage of The World at War c. 1970-1975

    Author : Allan Burnett; Mediehistoria; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Media history; History; Media; History; 20th Century; Media analysis; media and communication studies; Media and democracy; media and political engagement; media and politics; media and power; media and social relations; Media ecology; media ethics; Deleuze and Guattari; McLuhan; Gender history; British history; Social history; Memory studies; Nationalism; Transnational; National Identity; Second World War; Cold War; Cold War culture; European history; African history; Television; television production; television and everyday life; television history; Film and history; film as historical source material; television culture; film analysis; film archives; film archive; Oral history; Media technology; broadcasting history; 1960- och 1970-tal; 1970s; Assemblage theory; Public history; Postcolonial; war history; Military history; Holocaust memory; memory culture; history culture; British Empire; Enoch Powell; Thatcher; New Left; history of class divisions; Women s movement; Women s history; postmodernity; generational relation; generational shift; Holocaust; postwar era; Journalism and New media; Journalistic culture; journalistic ideology; journalistic roles; journalistic practices; journalistic techniques; Anglo-american; European Community; Decolonisation; Decolonization; migrational history; National identity; Communities of belonging; Globalisation; nuclear age; atomic age; Apocalyptic narrative; Apocalyptic; documentary; Documentary film; documentaries; Filmmaking; Filmmakers; Soviet history; Nazi Germany;

    Abstract : This thesis studies a period of intense crisis and creativity in British media, society, and culture, when the settled outcome of the Second World War (WW2) was perceived to be disintegrating. The post-world-war order was becoming an ‘order in ruins’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder : Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

    Author : Lauren Downing Peters; Klas Nyberg; Caroline Evans; Hazel Clark; Andrea Kollnitz; Reina Lewis; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. READ MORE

  3. 3. Keep them strong, keep them friendly : Swedish-American relations and the Pax Americana, 1948-1952

    Author : Charles Silva; Thorsten Borring Olesen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; diplomatic history; European integration; European Recovery Program; international politics; Marshall Plan; military history; NATO; OEEC; political history; liberalization; non-alignment; productivity; rearmament; security policy; stabilization; Sweden 20th century; Swedish-American relations; Swedish trade; United States foreign policy; historia; History;

    Abstract : This is a study of Swedish-American relations between 1948 and 1952, a period of exceptional flux and complexity in international politics. In this era of recovery and integration in Western Europe, the United States became profoundly engaged in European political, economic, and military affairs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Becoming Swedish-American : The construction of an ethnic identity in the Augustana Synod, 1860-1917

    Author : Dag Blanck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the construction of an ethnic identity in the Swedish-American community around the turn of the century 1900. It takes its starting points in discussions of the nature of ethnic identity, the role of ethnic leadership, and the process of nation-building and nationalism in 19th-century Europe and America. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tools of Hegemony : Military Technology and Swedish-American Security Relations, 1945-1962

    Author : Mikael Nilsson; Hans Weinberger; Niklas Stenlås; Jussi M. Hanhimäki; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Säkerhetspolitik Sverige; Diplomatisk historia; Militärhistoria; Modern historia Sverige; Utrikespolitik USA; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; History; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyze the process whereby Sweden gained access to American guided missiles during the late 1950s and early 1960s. It also tracks the Swedish efforts to develop guided missiles domestically. READ MORE