Sökning: "American history"

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  1. 1. Keep them strong, keep them friendly : Swedish-American relations and the Pax Americana, 1948-1952

    Författare :Charles Silva; Thorsten Borring Olesen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; diplomatic history; European integration; European Recovery Program; international politics; Marshall Plan; military history; NATO; OEEC; political history; liberalization; non-alignment; productivity; rearmament; security policy; stabilization; Sweden 20th century; Swedish-American relations; Swedish trade; United States foreign policy; historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This is a study of Swedish-American relations between 1948 and 1952, a period of exceptional flux and complexity in international politics. In this era of recovery and integration in Western Europe, the United States became profoundly engaged in European political, economic, and military affairs. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Becoming Swedish-American : The construction of an ethnic identity in the Augustana Synod, 1860-1917

    Författare :Dag Blanck; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines the construction of an ethnic identity in the Swedish-American community around the turn of the century 1900. It takes its starting points in discussions of the nature of ethnic identity, the role of ethnic leadership, and the process of nation-building and nationalism in 19th-century Europe and America. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Tools of Hegemony : Military Technology and Swedish-American Security Relations, 1945-1962

    Författare :Mikael Nilsson; Hans Weinberger; Niklas Stenlås; Jussi M. Hanhimäki; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Säkerhetspolitik Sverige; Diplomatisk historia; Militärhistoria; Modern historia Sverige; Utrikespolitik USA; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; History; Historia; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Historia med inriktning mot militärhistoria; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    Sammanfattning : This doctoral thesis analyze the process whereby Sweden gained access to American guided missiles during the late 1950s and early 1960s. It also tracks the Swedish efforts to develop guided missiles domestically. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Railroading and Labor Migration : Class and Ethnicity in Expanding Capitalism in Northern Minnesote, the 1880s to the mid 1920s

    Författare :Jimmy Engren; Lars Olsson; Leslie Page Moch; Växjö universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Labor Migration; Immigration History; Swedish-America; Svensk-Amerika; Labor History; Minnesota; Welfare Capitalism; Hegemony; Capitalism; ethnic history; railroad; Socialism; community study; ethnic division of labor; Swedish workers; Swedish immigrants; political economy; Anglo-American; immigrant radicalism; History; Historia; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : In the 1880s, capitalism as a social and economic system integrated new geographic areas of the American continent. The construction of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad (D&IR), financed by a group of Philadelphia investors led by Charlemagne Tower and later owned by the US Steel was part of this emerging political economy based on the exploitation of human and material resources. LÄS MER

  5. 5. "I wanted to know how this deed was done" : Raul Hilberg, the Holocaust and History

    Författare :Olof Bortz; Pär Frohnert; Lars M Andersson; Tim Cole; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Raul Hilberg; Holocaust historiography; political science; American intellectual history; Jewish history; History; historia; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : Raul Hilberg was a pioneer of Holocaust studies and for many decades the Holocaust scholar par excellence. He embarked upon the study of the Nazi genocide after the war, and established the understanding of the Holocaust as a bureaucratically administered “destruction process,” carried out by men who were not different from the German population in general. LÄS MER