Search for dissertations about: "conceptual history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 swedish dissertations containing the words conceptual history.

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

    Author : Emilie Wellfelt; Gunlög Fur; Hans Hägerdal; Antoinette Schapper; Timo Kaartinen; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

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

    Author : David Ludvigsson; Rolf Torstendahl; Christer Öhman; Donald Broady; Hannu Salmi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; historical documentary; history and film; history culture; historiography; communication of history; Olle Häger; Hans Villius; Swedish history 1968-2001; history and television; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen;

    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

  4. 4. Ontology as Conceptual Schema when Modelling Historical Maps for Database Storage

    Author : Gustaf Svedjemo; Erland Jungert; Wollter Arnberg; Gustav Svedjemo; GIS - Geografiska informationssystem) Institutionen för datavetenskap Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; ontology; historical maps; database modelling; GIS; Geographical Information Systems; archaeology; history; ontologi; historiska kartor; databasmodellering; GIS; geografiska informationssystem; arkeologi; historia; Computer science; Datavetenskap; History subjects; Historieämnen;

    Abstract : Sweden has an enormous treasure in its vast number of large-scale historical maps from a period of 400 years made for different purposes, that we call map series. The maps are also very time and regional dependent with respect to their concepts. A large scanning project by Lantmäteriverket will make most of these maps available as raster images. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Edge : The Concept of Progress in Bukhara during the Rule of the Later Manghits

    Author : Franz Wennberg; Carina Jahani; Bo Utas; Bert Fragner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Bukhara; Manghits; Islam; Jadidism; Qadimism; Conceptual History; Progress; Apocalypticism; Eschatology; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This work is a study of the concept of progress in Bukhara between approximately 1860 and 1920. It is based on unpublished and published sources from this period. READ MORE