Kategorie: Disziplinen und Ansätze

European Émigrés and the Transatlantic Circulation of Knowledge: Examples from Mid-20th-Century Consumer Capitalism

Many European émigrés escaping the Nazis helped shape consumer capitalism in the United States. After the war, they did business in Europe as well, circulating their transformed knowledge to shape marketing there.

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German Migrants and the Circulation of Buddhist Knowledge between Germany and British Ceylon

Germans translated Buddhist texts in Germany, and they migrated to British Ceylon in order to get closer to Buddhism. Their Buddhist practices ended up changing Buddhism’s relationship to texts in their South Asian home.

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News from the Network: Histories of Migrant Knowledge

„Histories of Migrant Knowledge: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives,“ edited by Andrea Westermann and Onur Erdur, Bulletin of the German Historical Institute Supplement 15 (2020).

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Viral Hive Knowledge: Twitter, Historians, and Coronavirus/COVID-19

We are all historians of the present. At least we should be. Many fellow historians of knowledge are currently using a wide variety of media to share their experience and research in an effort to put the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic into context. Twitter is one medium where this conversation is especially lively, … Continue reading Viral Hive Knowledge: Twitter, Historians, and Coronavirus/COVID-19

Uniformes et équipement des armées allemandes et françaises / Uniformierung und Ausrüstung der deutschen und der französischen Armeen / Uniforms and Equipment of the German and French Armies

Deux volumes dans un coffret étui en carton fort, 800 pages, 2500 illustrations en couleur et en noir et blanc; Format 29,5 × 26 cm Markus Stein & Gerhard Bauer (volume 1)Louis Delpérier, Laurent…