Search for dissertations about: "oral history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words oral 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. 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

  3. 3. Yellow Stars and Trouser Inspections Jewish Testimonies from Hungary, 1920–1945

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Laura Palosuo; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; Historia; History; History; Jewish history; Hungary; survivor testimonies; experiences; Holocaust; discrimination; antisemitism; anti-Jewish legislation; persecution; genocide; interwar period; Second World War; gender; age; social class; geographical location; intersectionality; oral history; Historia;

    Abstract : This study analyzes narratives of individual Jewish experiences of discrimination and genocidal violence in Hungary during the period of 1920–1945. The aim is to increase our knowledge and understanding of the events through an investigation of survivor testimonies concerning anti-Jewish laws and the Holocaust. READ MORE

  4. 4. Taming exotic beauties Swedish hydropower constructions in Tanzania in the era of development assistance, 1960s-1990s

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History of Science and Technology, Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : May-Britt Öhman; KTH.; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology and industry; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknik- och industrihistoria; History of science and technology; Hydropower; Electrification; Postcolonial Theory; Feminist Theory; Science and Technology Studies; Colonialism; Development assistance; Africa; Tanzania; Southern Highlands; Great Ruaha River; Vetenskapshistoria; Teknikhistori; Vattenkraftsutbyggnad – Tanzania; Kolonialism – Tanzania; Utvecklingsbistånd – Tanzania; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the history of a large hydroelectric scheme – the Great Ruaha power project in Tanzania. The objective is to establish why and how this specific scheme came about, and as part of this to identify the key actors involved in the decision-making process, including the ideological contexts within which they acted. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bonds lost : Subordination, conflict and mobilisation in rural south India c. 1900-1970

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gunnel Cederlöf; Uppsala universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; India; twentiethcentury history; social relations; low-caste mobilisation; agricultural change; mission; Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the transformation of rural social relations in the highlandsof south India during a period of rapid agricultural change. Long before the expansionof commercial crops in agriculture, the landowning community of farmers and thelandless agricultural labourers had been closely related to each other. READ MORE