Search for dissertations about: "soldier"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word soldier.

  1. 1. Exile Warriors: Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    Author : Anna Hedlund; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). READ MORE

  2. 2. In the Shoes of a Soldier : Communication in Tim O'Brien's Vietnam Narratives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mats Tegmark; [1998]
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    Abstract : This is a study of the American writer Tim O'Brien's If I Die in a Combat Zone, Going After Cacciato, and The Things They Carried. Unlike previous O'Brien scholarship, which is either historical-biographical or formalistic, focusing on the contextual meaning or the literary merits of his narratives, this dissertation studies O'Brien's war narratives within a functional and communicative paradigm. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the shoes of a soldier : Communication in Tim O'Brien's Vietnam narratives

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mats Tegmark; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; English language; Engelska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other Germanic languages English language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga germanska språk Engelska språket; English; engelska;

    Abstract : This is a study of the American writer Tim O'Brien's If I Die in a Combat Zone, Going After Cacciato, and The Things They Carried. Unlike previous O'Brien scholarship, which is either historical-biographical or formalistic, focusing on the contextual meaning or the literary merits of his narratives, this dissertation studies O'Brien's war narratives within a functional and communicative paradigm. READ MORE

  4. 4. The littoral role of the water-soldier (Stratiotes aloides L.)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Erik S. Brammer; [1979]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

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  5. 5. "...achieved nothing worthy of memory" Coinage and authority in the Roman empire c. AD 260-295

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ragnar Hedlund; Mats Cullhed; Ursula Kampmann; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Roman empire; soldier-emperor; crisis; propaganda; language of images; authority; legitimacy; communication; coinage; coin-imagery; war; military; court; Rome; regionalization; consecration; dynasty; divine sanction; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This study examines how the Roman emperors c. AD. 260–295 attempt at maintaining their power-bases through legitimation of their claims to power, with reference to various potentially powerful groups of society, such as the military, the inhabitants of the provinces and the senate in Rome. READ MORE