Search for dissertations about: "History death"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 235 swedish dissertations containing the words History death.

  1. 1. Disability in individual life and past society : life-course perspectives of people with disabilities in the Sundsvall region of Sweden in the nineteenth century

    Author : Helena Haage; Lotta Vikström; Erling Häggström Lundevaller; Luciana Quaranta; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; disability; nineteenth century; marriage; mortality; partner selection; life course; event history analysis; sequence analysis; gender; Sweden; historisk demografi; Historical Demography; historia; History;

    Abstract : What did a life with disability imply for individuals in a past society? Since disabled men and women have long been hidden in history, the aim with this thesis is to uncover them and their living conditions in nineteenth-century Sweden, represented by the Sundsvall region. The data consist of parish registers, which help to trace people’s life courses and the consequences if disabilities interfered with their lives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Eidola : Gender and Nation in the Writings of Penelope Delta (1874-1941)

    Author : Despina Tzimoula; Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; children s literature; Foucault; Derrida; death; friendship; love; subject; self; autobiography; biography; nation; Penelope Delta; modern Greek history; ethics; sexuality; nationalism; gender;

    Abstract : Penelope Delta was a writer of books for children in the beginning of the twentieth century in Greece. Delta was active when the national project was at its peak. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Mention to Those not Mentioned : Yizkor Books and Holocaust Memory 1943–2008

    Author : Lior Becker; Tomislav Dulić; Lars M Andersson; Tim Cole; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Israel; USA; Holocaust memory; collective memory; Yizkor books; commemoration; remembrance; memory culture; Historia; History;

    Abstract : Yizkor books are communal memorial books commemorating Jewish communities destroyed in the Holocaust, produced as a result of communal activity. This study analyses the production and function of Yizkor books. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making Reindeer : The Negotiation of an Arctic Animal in Modern Swedish Sápmi, 1920-2020

    Author : Corinna Röver; Sverker Sörlin; Dag Avango; Per Axelsson; Annika Nilsson; David G. Anderson; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Animal history; Reindeer; Sápmi; Arctic humanities; Chernobyl; Slow Food Sápmi; Arctic resources; Reindeer husbandry; Rationalization; Djurhistoria; Renar; Sápmi; Tjernobyl; Arktisk humaniora; Slow Food Sápmi; Renskötsel; Rennäring; Rationalisering; Arktiska resurser; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; History of Science; Technology and Environment;

    Abstract : The Arctic has long been perceived as a static, timeless place of shielded wilderness. This perception extended to the reindeer as both part of the Arctic environment and of traditional Indigenous livelihoods. READ MORE

  5. 5. The two faces of smallpox : a disease and its prevention in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Sweden

    Author : Peter Sköld; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; epidemiologic transition; historical demography; infectious disease; inoculation; mortality; public health; smallpox; Sweden; vaccination;

    Abstract : This study deals with the history of smallpox in Sweden between 1750 and 1900 and the two preventive measures that were used against it: inoculation during the eighteenth and vaccination during the nineteenth Century. Between 1750 and 1800 300,000 children died from smallpox in Sweden. READ MORE