Search for dissertations about: "life history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 706 swedish dissertations containing the words life history.

  1. 1. Servants of Fortune. The Swedish court between 1598 and 1721

    University dissertation from Department of History, Lund university

    Author : Fabian Persson; Linnéuniversitetet.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; Historia; History; Modern history up to circa 1800 ; aristocracy; informal power; patronage; prosopography; Court; royal household; Tidig modern historia till ca. 1800 ;

    Abstract : In what has been seen as an age of increasing bureaucratisation, did it matter who was close to the monarch? Since the monarch embodied supreme wordly power, the way in which daily life at court was organised was of great importance. One function of the early modern court was, in the words of Geoffrey Elton, to act as a point of contact between monarch and élite. READ MORE

  2. 2. Streetlife in Late Victorian London : The Constable and the Crowd

    University dissertation from Department of History, Lund university

    Author : Peter Andersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; London; Victorian London; streetlife; nineteenth century; urbanism; urban history; policing; police constable; performativity; everyday life; behaviour; interaction; traffic; dress; manners; class; crowd;

    Abstract : This study examines the streetlife of London at the end of the nineteenth century from the perspective of behaviour and practice. In reaction to the large number of works on the Victorian city based on a study of literary sources, this thesis takes the approach of analysing social interaction in the street. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Navigating the foreign quarters Everyday life of the Swedish East India Company employees in Canton and Macao 1730–1830

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Hellman; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Canton; Macao; Everyday Life; Swedish East India Company; China; 18th century; 19th century; Global history; Maritime History; Port city; Practices; Gender; Masculinity; Groups; Space; Communication; Material culture; Trust; Kanton; Macao; Vardagsliv; Svenska Ostindiska Kompaniet; Kina; 1700-tal; 1800-tal; Globalhistoria; Maritim historia; Hamn; Praktiker; Genus; Maskulinitet; Grupper; Rum; Kommunikation; Materialitet; Tillit; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the everyday life of the Swedish East India company employees in Canton and Macao 1730–1830. Through a focus on everyday practices, analysed on the basis of ethnicity, class and gender, I show how the Swedes and other foreigners led their everyday life in a constant interplay between adaptation to and transgression of Chinese rules. READ MORE

  5. 5. Soviet People with Female Bodies Performing Beauty and Maternity in Soviet Russia in the mid 1930-1960s

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University, Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Yulia Gradskova; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Genus; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; oral history; Soviet Russia; maternity; beauty; everyday life; memory; body; normality; femininity; gender; intersectionality; historia; History;

    Abstract : The everyday practices of maternity and beauty are important for the enactment of femininity. This dissertation deals with femininities created in the context of changing ideas about “normality” in Soviet Russia during the mid 1930s-1960s and explores a diversity of norms, discourses and rituals. READ MORE