Search for dissertations about: "conceptual history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the words conceptual history.

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

    University dissertation from Linnaeus University

    Author : Emilie Wellfelt; Linnéuniversitetet.; [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. The Old, the New and the Unknown The continents and the making of geographical knowledge in seventeenth-century Sweden

    University dissertation from Turku (Åbo), Finland : Iloinen tiede

    Author : Charlotta Forss; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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; historia; History;

    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

  3. 3. In Search of Caravans Lost . Iranian Intellectuals and Nationalist Discourse in the Inter-War Years

    University dissertation from Rouzbeh Parsi

    Author : Rouzbeh Parsi; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Europe; historical sociology; discourse theory; modernity; Iran; education; gender; Koselleck; secularism; journals; intellectuals; Foucault; nationalism; conceptual history; Skinner; Rüsen;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the characteristics of Iranian nationalist discourse between the World Wars. By looking at texts of intellectuals, men and women, published in three journals (Iranshahr, Name-ye Farangestan, and Ayandeh) in the 1920s this study maps the content of nationalist discourse and to what extent this discourse allows for dissonance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lyckans betydelse : sekularisering, sensibilisering och individualisering i svenska skillingtryck 1750–1850

    University dissertation from Agerings bokförlag

    Author : Anna Nilsson Hammar; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sensibilitet; sensibilisering; sekularisering; förnöjsamhet; dygd; lycklig; lycksalighet; lycka; anthropology; cosmology; chapbooks; begriffsgeschichte; conceptual history; individualization; sensibilization; sensibility; secularization; moral; religion; virtue; blessedness; felicity; happiness; bliss; individualisering; begreppshistoria; Koselleck; skillingtryck; kosmologi; världsbild; antropologi; människosyn;

    Abstract : This dissertation takes its departure from the methodology of German Begriffsgeschichte and sets out to explore the use of the concept of happiness in Swedish chapbooks (skillingtryck).The period considered, 1750-1850, frames the transition from early modern to modern society, a time that has often been labeled Sattelzeit or Schwellenzeit. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Historian-Filmmaker's Dilemma Historical Documentaries in Sweden in the Era of Häger and Villius

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : David Ludvigsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; History; historical documentary; history and film; history culture; historiography; communication of history; Olle Häger; Hans Villius; Swedish history 1968-2001; history and television; Historia;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how history is used in historical documentary films, and argues that the maker of such films constantly negotiates between cognitive, moral, and aesthetic demands. In support of this contention is discussed a number of historical documentaries by Swedish historian-filmmakers Olle Häger and Hans Villius. READ MORE