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Todd H. Green
Focusing on the female diaconate’s contributions to education, health care, and poor relief in nineteenth-century Sweden, this book challenges long-standing secularization theories by arguing that modernization created new possibilities and opportunities for religious communities to wield public ...
Edited by Kaushik Roy
This collection of seventeen essays based on archival data breaks new ground as regards the contribution of the Indian Army in British war effort during the two World Wars around various parts of the globe.
Edited by Tiina Kinnunen and Ville Kivimäki
Drawing on innovative scholarship on Finland in World War II, this volume offers a comprehensive narrative of politics and combat, well-argued analyses of the ideological, social and cultural aspects of a society at war, and novel interpretations of the memory of war.
Edited by Herman Amersfoort and Wim Klinkert
In the period 1900-1940 the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Switzerland reacted in divergent ways to the same foreign military threats. This volume argues that their internal politics and politico-military strategic culture are vital keys to understanding those differences.
Edited by Ingrid Sharp and Matthew Stibbe
This volume of essays provides the first major comparative study of the role played by women’s movements and individual female activists in enabling or thwarting the transition from war to peace in Europe in the crucial years 1918 to 1923.
Marc H. Lerner
Based on a tradition of political innovation, Swiss citizens recalibrated their understanding of liberty and republicanism through public political debates, during the revolutionary transformation to a rights-based society. The resulting hybrid political culture enhances our understanding of the ...
Edited by Wim Klooster, Clark University, and Gert Oostindie, KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies and Leiden University
From 1795 through 1800, a series of revolts rocked Curaçao, a small but strategically located Dutch colony just off the South American continent. A combination of internal and external factors produced these uprisings, in which free and enslaved islanders particiapted with various objectives. A ...
H.U.E. Thoden van Velzen en Wim Hoogbergen
Een zwarte vrijstaat in Suriname vertelt de geschiedenis van de Okanisi in de achttiende eeuw. Het is een geschiedenis van hekserij en orakels, van knechting en ontsnapping, van opsporing en oorlog. Na jaren van strijd kwam de koloniale overheid tot de conclusie dat zij de Marrons niet ...
In Search of a Path is the first comprehensive analysis of Suriname’s foreign policy from 1975 to 1991. The book provides readers interested in Caribbean and Latin American affairs with a detailed account of Suriname’s external relations. Moreover, the young Republic may stand as a case study, ...
Edited by Arianne Baggerman, Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Amsterdam, Rudolf Dekker, Center for the Study of Egodocuments and History, Amsterdam and Michael Mascuch, University of California, Berkeley
This book gives answers to questions surrounding the rise of autobiographical writing from the sixteenth to the twentieth century by analyzing texts varying from the time of the Spanish Inquisition to post-war Japan.
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