Search for dissertations about: "Historieämnen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word Historieämnen.

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

    Author : Dag Blanck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

  2. 2. Utopias of Nation : Local Mass Killing in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1941-42

    Author : Tomislav Dulic; Jan Lindegren; Kjell Magnusson; Milan Ristović; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; political history; social history; Bosnia and Herzegovina; World War II; slavic studies; genocide; mass killing; twentieth century; terror; demographics; Yugoslavia; Chetniks; Ustasha; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the mechanisms of local mass violence perpetrated by the Croatian fascist Ustasha organisation and the Serbian nationalist Chetniks in Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1941–42. A theoretical and methodological model has been devised, that is based on an investigation the three “dimensions” of mass killing, namely intent, systematics and magnitude. READ MORE

  3. 3. Att hålla folket på gott humör : Informationsspridning, krigspropaganda och mobilisering i Sverige 1655-1680

    Author : Anna Maria Forssberg; Arne Jarrick; Jan Glete; Maria Sjöberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; information; propaganda; war propaganda; mobilisation; legitimation of power; power resources; negotiations; state formation; church history; Karl X Gustav; Karl XI; early modern history; 17th century; Sweden.; History subjects; Historieämnen;

    Abstract : Starting around 1500 a period of state formation changed the European map. The scattered medieval principalities were replaced with more centralised and better organised states with permanent armies. Sweden was quite successful in competing with these states and experienced a period of expansion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mirakler och helgonkult : Linköpings biskopdöme under senmedeltid

    Author : Anders Fröjmark; Eva Österberg; Thomas Lindkvist; Torkel Jansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; St. Bridget of Sweden; St. Catherine of Vadstena; St. Nicholas Hermansson; Linköping diocese; Miracle collections; Late Middle Ages; Senmedeltiden; Heliga Birgitta; Linköpings biskopsdöme; Mirakel; Katarina Ulfsdotter; Biskop Nils Hermansson; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History; History; Historia;

    Abstract : This work studies the introduction of three new cults of saints in the Linköping Bishopric during the Late Middle Ages. Two of them were based at Vadstena Convent: the Holy Bridgel (Birgitta, d. 1373) cult which had its beginning in 1374 and the cult of Katarina Ulfsdotter (d. 1381), which started during the 1410's. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; emigration; return migration; engineers; technology transfer; Sweden; United States; industrialisation; electrical industry; steel and iron industry; mining; engineering industry; Historia; History subjects; 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