Kategorie: Rezension

Weniger Schlachtengeschichte, mehr Kriegserfahrungen – Überblick zu neuen deutschsprachigen Gesamtdarstellungen zum Krieg 1870/71

Jahrestage und Jubiläen sind nicht nur Anlass für öffentliches Gedenken. Sie können zugleich anregen, ein bestimmtes Ereignis mit neuem Quellenmaterial unter einem frischen Blickwinkel zu betrachten, Forschungslücken zu schließen oder mit einer modernen Synthese…

Book Review: A. Getachew: Worldmaking after Empire

By Christopher J. Lee. Worldmaking after Empire is a study of political thought and institution building during the twentieth century, with a specific focus on black Anglophone leaders and intellectuals such as W. E. B. Du Bois, George Padmore, Kwame Nkrumah, Michael Manley, and Julius Nyerere. The central argument of the book is that the anticolonialism they promoted was not solely concerned with national self-determination and the establishment of nation-states.

Reading Tip: ‘The Book That Would Not Die’

Donna Gabaccia reflects on the reception of William Foote Whyte’s famous Street Corner Society at the Migrant Knowledge blog: William Foote Whyte’s study of Italian immigrants in the North End of Boston was not particularly successful after its release in 1943. In the years after 1970, though, Street Corner Society garnered great success and became, … Continue reading Reading Tip: ‘The Book That Would Not Die’

Approaching the mysteries of late-nineteenth century Istanbul: the publicaton of the serial novel ‘Beyoğlu Sırları’ in Karamanlidika Turkish

30 APRIL 2020 | Authors: Evangelia Balta, Sada PayırThe publication of the Karamanlidika translation of the novel Τα Απόκρυφα του Πέρα [The Mysteries of Pera] by Epaminondas Kyriakides is part of a Project launched in 2017 by the Ottoman Studies Programme at the National Hellenic Research Foundation.

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