Search for dissertations about: "the 1930s."

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  1. 1. The Golden Fleece of the Cape : Capitalist expansion and labour relations in the periphery of transnational wool production, c. 1860–1950

    Author : Fredrik Lilja; Jan Lindegren; Jimmy Engren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; capitalist expansion; transnational production; commodity chains; accumulation of capital; labour relations; shepherds; wool farming; fencing; environment; generational division of labour; gendered division of labour; imperialism; capitalism; British Empire; Rosa Luxemburg; South Africa; the Cape; eastern Cape.; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the organisation, character and change of labour relations in expanding capitalist wool farming in the Cape between 1860 and 1950. It is an attempt to analyse labour in wool farming within a transnational framework, based on an expansion of capital from core to periphery of the capitalist world-economy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inside the Ideal Home : The Changing Values of Apartment Living and the Promotion of Consumption in Sweden, 1950-1970

    Author : Maria Perers; Amy F. Ogata; Pat Kirkham; Helena Mattsson; Material Culture Design History Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; advice literature; building code; consumer education; domesticity; ikea; interior design; home economics; Swedish design; konsumtion; konsumentupplysning; bostadsplanering; byggnormer; hemmet; heminredning; folkhemmet; designhistoria; kök; ikea; kooperativa förbundet; Design; Design; Materiella kulturer; Materiella kulturer; Humaniora; Humaniora; Design; Design;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the image of the ideal home in Sweden, an idea closely bound to the spatial dynamics of building norms and the outfitting of the domestic household, from the 1950s through the 1960s. By examining official, commercial, and consumer-cooperative ideals of housing and home, I attempt to understand and analyze correlations between various visions of the ideal apartment home and the social, political, economic, and cultural contexts in which they were conceived during the heyday of the Swedish welfare state. READ MORE

  3. 3. The market hall revisited : Cultures of consumption in urban food retail during the long twentieth century

    Author : Jenny Lee; Roger Qvarsell; Klas Nyberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Market hall; quality; consumption; cultures of consumption; urban culture; food retail; Saluhallar; kvalitet; konsumtion; konsumtionskulturer; städer; livsmedelshandel; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : In today’s consumption landscape the market hall is a place of luxury and authenticity. However, the idea of the market hall has changed several times during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing the Colours of the World. Modernism and Modernity in Chinese Drama and Film, 1919-1937

    Author : Rebecka Eriksson; Kinesiska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; modernity; modernism; drama; film; 1920s; 1930s;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the role of modernism and modernity in Chinese spoken drama and film during the years between the May Fourth Movement and the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War. This influence is traced through close readings of a selection of works in different categories, underlining relevant themes and structures that are recurring in both drama and film. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capturing change : The practice of Malian photography, 1930s-1990s

    Author : Tanya Elder; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African photography; situated practice; bricoleur; indigenous technology; assimilation and adaptation; media technology; Mali; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This study follows the evolution of three distinct photographic practices in Mali. It focuses on indigenous photographers in the towns of Segou, Mopti and Kayes. The first practice beginning in the 1930's, is studio photography. READ MORE