Search for dissertations about: "Americana"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Americana.

  1. 1. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Charles Silva; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    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

  3. 3. Stories of Old The Imagined West and the Crisis of Historical Symbology in the 1970s

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mattias Bolkéus Blom; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : For all the criticism that has been leveled against cultural representations of the American West, ideas of the westward expansion and its significance have remained powerful impulses for the negotiation of history and identity. Such notions of the past, and the cultural symbology with which they can be expressed, are more or less available to writers and other cultural agents for employment in political, cultural, or literary discourse. READ MORE

  4. 4. Present and Past Coastal Dune Environments of South Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sonia L. Fontana; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Quaternary geology; pollen; ostracods; dune vegetation; Holocene; Buenos Aires Province; Argentina; Kvartärgeologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Quaternary geology; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Kvartärgeologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to describe present and past coastal dune environments in southern Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The present vegetation of a dune system and its zonation are described on the basis of air photographs, physiognomy of the dune system and floristic composition. READ MORE

  5. 5. A new perspective on avian phylogeny - a study based on mitochondrial genomes

    University dissertation from Department of Genetics, Lund University

    Author : Anna Bartosch-Härlid; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Genetics; thyroid; neoteni; mitochondrial DNA; phylogeny; Class Aves; Palaeognathae; cytogenetics; Genetik; cytogenetik;

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