Search for dissertations about: "University history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1510 swedish dissertations containing the words University history.

  1. 1. Historyscapes in Alor : Approaching indigenous history in Eastern Indonesia

    University dissertation from Linnaeus University

    Author : Emilie Wellfelt; Gunlög Fur; Hans Hägerdal; Antoinette Schapper; Timo Kaartinen; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Alor; Indonesia; historyscapes; uses of history; history-making; ethno-history; indigenous history; oral traditions; oral history; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with history and history-making practices in Alor, a small island in southeastern Indonesia. As in all of Indonesia, the people of Alor have experienced European colonialism, and after independence, a period of centralised, authoritarian rule under the New Order (1965-1998). READ MORE

  2. 2. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

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

    Author : Lauren Downing Peters; Klas Nyberg; Caroline Evans; Hazel Clark; Andrea Kollnitz; Reina Lewis; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. READ MORE

  3. 3. Significant history and historical orientation Ugandan students narrate their historical pasts

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Ulrik Holmberg; Martin Stolare; Kenneth Nordgren; Paul Zanazanian; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical learning; history education; History education in Uganda; historical consciousness; historical orientation; upper secondary school; narrative; national narrative; History; Historia;

    Abstract : In 2012, Uganda celebrated 50 years of independence. The postcolonial era in the country has been marked by political turmoil and civil wars. Uganda, like many other postcolonial states in Africa, cannot be described as an ethnically or culturally homogenous state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Railroading and Labor Migration Class and Ethnicity in Expanding Capitalism in Northern Minnesote, the 1880s to the mid 1920s

    University dissertation from Växjö : Växjö University Press

    Author : Jimmy Engren; Lars Olsson; Leslie Page Moch; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Labor Migration; Immigration History; Swedish-America; Svensk-Amerika; Labor History; Minnesota; Welfare Capitalism; Hegemony; Capitalism; ethnic history; railroad; Socialism; community study; ethnic division of labor; Swedish workers; Swedish immigrants; political economy; Anglo-American; immigrant radicalism; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; Historia; History;

    Abstract : In the 1880s, capitalism as a social and economic system integrated new geographic areas of the American continent. The construction of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad (D&IR), financed by a group of Philadelphia investors led by Charlemagne Tower and later owned by the US Steel was part of this emerging political economy based on the exploitation of human and material resources. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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