Search for dissertations about: "Historia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 895 swedish dissertations containing the word Historia.

  1. 1. Learning and Returning : Return Migration of Swedish Engineers from the United States, 1880-1940

    Author : Per-Olof Grönberg; Lars-Göran Tedebrand; Jonny Hjelm; Walker D. Wyman; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; emigration; return migration; engineers; technology transfer; Sweden; United States; industrialisation; electrical industry; steel and iron industry; mining; engineering industry; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis examines different aspects of international migration and return migration among Swedish engineers – particularly to and from the United States between 1880 and 1940. The social, geographical, and educational backgrounds of these engineers and their role in diffusing technological knowledge in Sweden in addition to being a possible source of technical development during the country’s second industrial breakthrough is of particular interest. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vackrare vardagsvara – design för alla? Gregor Paulsson och Svenska Slöjdföreningen 1915–1925

    University dissertation from Umeå : Historiska studier

    Author : Gunnela Ivanov; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; arts and crafts; art and technology; industrial art; arts décoratifs; industrial design; history of design; household wares; architecture and engineering; housing problem; home furniture; romanticism; Deutscher Werkbund; Slöjdföreningen; Svensk Form; Swedish grace; IKEA; social aesthetics; Sozial Ästhetik; functionalism; reformation of museums; exhibitions; fairs; department stores; artefact use; taste; adult education; theological aesthetics; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis is structured in six chapters. Chapter I contains an introduction and includes purpose, theory, method, and concepts. READ MORE

  3. 3. The merchant houses of Stockholm, c. 1640-1800 : A comparative study of early-modern entrepreneurial behaviour

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Leos Müller; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the entrepreneurial behaviour of the Stockholm merchants in the early-modern period. Two merchant families, the Momma-Reenstiernas (1640-80) and the Grills (1730-1800), are studied and compared, with the aim of tracing the typical pattern of the entrepreneurial behaviour and how it changed between the mid-seventeenth and the mid-eighteenth centuries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making Sense of Suffering : Holocaust and Holodomor in Ukrainian Historical Culture

    University dissertation from Department of History, Lund university

    Author : Johan Dietsch; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Historia; History; Europeanisation; history education; Holodomor; 1932?1933 famine; Holocaust; national identity; diaspora; uses of history; historical culture; historical consciousness; Ukraine; post-Soviet; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Political history; Politisk historia;

    Abstract : This study deals with the problem of how Ukraine has incorporated and made use of the Holocaust and the 1932?1933 famine (Holodomor) in its new national history and historical culture. The investigation departs from the increased interest in and attention devoted to the Holocaust in recent years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Power and Political Culture: The Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) and the Decline of the New Order (1986-98)

    University dissertation from Department of History, Lund university

    Author : Stefan Eklöf Amirell; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Megawati Sukarnoputri; Pancasila; New Order; PDI-P; PDI; democracy; elections; political parties; political opposition; political development; Indonesia; political culture; Historia; Political history; Politisk historia;

    Abstract : Under Indonesia's authoritarian New Order regime of President Suharto, the role envisaged for the small nationalist-Christian coalition the Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) was that of a pliant state corporatist party, the existence of which was meant to demonstrate the ostensibly democratic character of the regime. From the second half of the 1980s, however, the party began to develop in a critical and oppositional direction and came to stand out as the major proponent of reform within the formal political system. READ MORE