Search for dissertations about: "the unknown other"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1989 swedish dissertations containing the words the unknown other.

  1. 1. The forgotten encyclopedia the Maurists' dictionary of arts, crafts, and sciences, the unrealized rival of the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Linn Holmberg; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; the congregation of Saint-Maur; the Maurists; Dom Antoine-Joseph Pernety; the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d’Alembert; the Dictionnaire de Trévoux; history of science and ideas; history of encyclopedism; history of Monasticism; history of the book; the French Enlightenment; classification and organization of knowledge; Eighteenth-Century sciences and arts; microhistory; History Of Sciences and Ideas; idé- och lärdomshistoria;

    Abstract : In mid-eighteenth century Paris, two Benedictine monks from the Congregation of Saint-Maur – also known as the Maurists – started compiling a universal dictionary of arts, crafts, and sciences. The project was initiated simultaneously with what would become one of the most famous literary enterprises in Western intellectual history: the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d’Alembert. READ MORE

  2. 2. Picturing the Public Advertising Self-Regulation in Sweden and the UK

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Caroline Dahlberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; advertising self-regulation; images; decision-making; reflexive cognition; interpretation; evaluation; justification; worlds of worth; moral conventions; moral conflicts; gender; the public; the unknown other; viewers; offence; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Across the globe, people are everyday audiences of advertising images, which have become integrated in our life worlds. Advertising images are entangled with interesting moral conflicts. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Old, the New and the Unknown The continents and the making of geographical knowledge in seventeenth-century Sweden

    University dissertation from Turku (Åbo), Finland : Iloinen tiede

    Author : Charlotta Forss; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

  4. 4. Facing the unknown : working in a distributed project

    University dissertation from Kista : Mikroelektronik och informationsteknik

    Author : Eva Jansson; KTH.; [2002]
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  5. 5. Identity through the other Canadian adventure romance for adolescents

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Clarence Larsson; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Adventure romance; quest for identity; unit of the monomyth; Canadian North; polarized worlds; myths; first and second-order system; psychological discourse; cultural critique; vicarious rite of passage; Hughes; Monica Hughes; Houston; James Houston; Markoosie; Kanadensisk barn- och ungdomslitteratur; Kanadensiska äventyrsromaner; historia;

    Abstract : This study of Canadian adventure romance for adolescents seeks to demonstrate the cultural significance of the genre through close readings of James Houston's Frozen Fire and The White Archer, Monica Hughes's Hunter in the Dark and Ring-Rise, Ring-Set, as well as Markoosie's Harpoon of the Hunter. By means of a semiotic-structuralist approach I examine the texts as a signifying system conveying discourses that constitute a code of connection to the social context of contemporary young-adult readers. READ MORE