Sökning: "colonial history"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 133 avhandlingar innehållade orden colonial history.

  1. 1. Historyscapes in Alor : Approaching indigenous history in Eastern Indonesia

    Författare :Emilie Wellfelt; Gunlög Fur; Hans Hägerdal; Antoinette Schapper; Timo Kaartinen; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Alor; Indonesia; historyscapes; uses of history; history-making; ethno-history; indigenous history; oral traditions; oral history; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with history and history-making practices in Alor, a small island in southeastern Indonesia. As in all of Indonesia, the people of Alor have experienced European colonialism, and after independence, a period of centralised, authoritarian rule under the New Order (1965-1998). LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Charlotta Forss; Mats Hallenberg; Henrik Ågren; Kristiina Savin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :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; History; historia;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Blurring the Colonial Binary : Turn-of-the-Century Transnational Entertainment in Southeast Asia

    Författare :Nadi Tofighian; John Fullerton; Charles Musser; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; colonial history; early cinema; film history; distribution; transnational networks; entertainment culture; Southeast Asia; Singapore; postcolonial theory; colonial discourse; ethnicity; race; whiteness; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines and writes the early history of distribution and exhibition of moving images in Southeast Asia by observing the intersection of transnational itinerant entertainment and colonialism. It is a cultural history of turn-of-the-century Southeast Asia, and focuses on the movement of films, people, and amusements across oceans and national borders. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Significant history and historical orientation : Ugandan students narrate their historical pasts

    Författare :Ulrik Holmberg; Martin Stolare; Kenneth Nordgren; Paul Zanazanian; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical learning; history education; History education in Uganda; historical consciousness; historical orientation; upper secondary school; narrative; national narrative; History; Historia;

    Sammanfattning : In 2012, Uganda celebrated 50 years of independence. The postcolonial era in the country has been marked by political turmoil and civil wars. Uganda, like many other postcolonial states in Africa, cannot be described as an ethnically or culturally homogenous state. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Rule by Association : Japan in the Global Trans-Imperial Culture, 1868-1912

    Författare :John Hennessey; Hans Hägerdal; Alexis Dudden; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; global trans-imperial culture; association; assimilation; Hokkaido; Taiwan; expositions; Japanese colonialism; Japanese Empire; colonial history; colonial administration; Historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : Criticizing one-empire approaches, calls to apply much-needed transnational perspectives and methodologies to colonial history have recently emerged. This groundbreaking scholarship has already revealed that the competition between different European empires after 1850 has typically been overemphasized; in fact, a transnational perspective reveals extensive cooperation between the “great powers” of the age, along with myriad examples of exchanges and transfers of colonial knowledge. LÄS MER