Search for dissertations about: "History of Ideas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 237 swedish dissertations containing the words History of Ideas.

  1. 1. Tools of the Trade : Medical Devices and Practice in Sweden and Denmark, 1855-1897

    Author : Kristin Halverson; Peter Josephson; Leif Runefelt; Thomas Kaiserfeld; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of medicine; medical devices; nineteenth century medicine; medical technologies; Swedish history of medicine; Danish history of medicine; medicinhistoria; medicinska instrument; 1800tals medicinhistoria; medicinska teknologier; svensk medicinhistoria; dansk medicinhistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Nineteenth-century medicine is characterised by rapid technological change, new methods of diagnostics and treatments of disease, far-reaching developments in medical science, and professionalisation. This has led to great interest in the period and a large body of scholarly and popular research. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seven Years That Shook Economic and Social Thinking : Reflections on the Revolution in Communist Economics 1985-1991

    Author : Bengt Svensson; Thomas Jonter; Ulf Jonsson; Ronny Pettersson; Ann-Mari Sätre Åhlander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; perestroíka; planned economy; labour theory of value; socialist market; market socialism; market economics; shock therapy; gradual transition; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : The main theme of this study is to analyze the Soviet economic theoretical debate in the period 1985 – 1991. This period of reconstruction gave possibilities of a more free debate. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making Place for Space : a History of 'Space Town' Kiruna 1943-2000

    Author : Fredrick Backman; Erland Mårald; Jenny Eklöf; Sven Widmalm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; history of science; history of technology; space physics; space science; space technology; geophysics; cultural geography; place-making; regional identity; Kiruna; Sweden; 20th century; History Of Sciences and Ideas; idé- och lärdomshistoria;

    Abstract : Science and technology have a tendency to clump together in places where they spawn other forms of societal activities. Sometimes these places become famous through processes known as place-making, or the social construction of place. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trees of Knowledge : Science and the Shape of Genealogy

    Author : Petter Hellström; H. Otto Sibum; Jenny Beckman; Hanna Hodacs; John Tresch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cultural history of science; science and metaphor; science and visual representation; family trees; tree diagrams; information management; classification; natural history; philology; music theory; genealogy; evolution; secularisation; Enlightenment; French Revolution; Augustin Augier 1758–1825 ; Félix Gallet 1773–c. 1840 47 ; Henri Montan Berton 1767–1844 .; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This study investigates early employments of family trees in the modern sciences, in order to historicise their iconic status and now established uses, notably in evolutionary biology and linguistics. Moving beyond disciplinary accounts to consider the wider cultural background, it examines how early uses within the sciences transformed family trees as a format of visual representation, as well as the meanings invested in them. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Old, the New and the Unknown : The continents and the making of geographical knowledge in seventeenth-century Sweden

    Author : Charlotta Forss; Mats Hallenberg; Henrik Ågren; Kristiina Savin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical geography; Ottoman Empire; colonial America; conceptual history; history of knowledge; history of cartography; history of science; religious geography; early modern history; historisk geografi; kartografi; begreppshistoria; kunskapshistoria; Osmanska riket; vetenskapshistoria; religiös geografi; tidigmodern historia; det koloniala Amerika; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates early modern ways of looking at the world through an analysis of what the continents meant in three settings of knowledge making in seventeenth-century Sweden. Combining text, maps and images, the thesis analyses the meaning of the continents in, first, early modern scholarly ‘geography’, second, accounts of journeys to the Ottoman Empire and, third, accounts of journeys to the colony New Sweden. READ MORE