Nationalism and Internationalism in Science, 1880-1939: Four by Elisabeth Crawford

By Elisabeth Crawford

Elisabeth Crawford's new research departs from the widely held concept that universalism and internationalism are inherent beneficial properties of technology. displaying how the increase of clinical businesses round the flip of the century had founded on nationwide clinical agencies, Dr. Crawford argues that medical actions of the late-nineteenth century have been a vital part of the emergence of the countryside in Europe. Internationalism in technological know-how, either in concept and perform, started to carry sway over scientists simply whilst monetary kinfolk, transportation and verbal exchange amenities started to transgress nationwide obstacles. The founding of the Nobel Prize in 1901 proven the internationalization of technological know-how. The workings of the Nobel establishment rested on a world neighborhood of scientists who forwarded applicants for the prizes. in addition to the applicants and eventual prizewinners, they constituted the Nobel inhabitants, which within the fields of chemistry and physics among 1901 and 1939 numbered over 1000 scientists of larger and lesser renown from twenty-five nations. Dr. Crawford makes use of this Nobel inhabitants for biographical reviews that shed new mild on nationwide and overseas technological know-how among 1901 and 1939. Her 4 stories learn severely the subsequent difficulties: the upsurge of nationalism between scientists of warring countries in the course of and after global conflict I and its outcomes for internationalism in technological know-how; the lifestyles of a systematic middle and outer edge in principal Europe; the elite belief of technological know-how within the usa and its position within the good fortune of the nationwide medical firm; and the powerful use of the Nobel prizes in a company whose basic objective used to be to extra nationwide technology. introductions give you the invaluable heritage for the stories through discussing learn method and either nationwide and overseas technology among 1880 and 1914.

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Ending the Vietnam War: The Vietnamese Communists' by Ang Cheng Guan

By Ang Cheng Guan

Present experiences of the Vietnam struggle were written in general from an American viewpoint, utilizing western assets, and viewing the clash via western eyes. This publication, in response to broad unique study, together with Vietnamese, chinese language and previous Soviet assets, tells the tale of the struggle from the Tet offensive in 1968 as much as the reunification of Vietnam in April 1975. total, it offers an incredible corrective to the predominantly US-centric narratives of the struggle via putting the Vietnamese communists centre-stage within the tale. it's a sequel to the author's RoutledgeCurzon e-book The Vietnam conflict From the opposite part, which covers the interval 1962-68.

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The History of Reading, Volume 2: Evidence from the British by Katie Halsey

By Katie Halsey

Analyzing has a historical past. yet how will we recuperate it? This volume brings jointly unique study essays targeting the historical past of examining within the British Isles, utilizing facts starting from library files to Mass remark surveys to highlight the social elements that effect a probably deepest, person task.

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Egypt and American Foreign Assistance 1952-1956: Hopes by J. Alterman

By J. Alterman

Remarkable in its use of Egyptian reliable resources, this publication sheds new gentle at the problems and demanding situations of a nascent courting characterised by means of overlooked possibilities, combined messages, and mutual frustrations. Alterman compellingly exhibits how the pursuits of the U.S. and Egypt diverged to undermine this early American try at financial information for Egyptian improvement. He exhibits how the try out was once stymied via bureaucratic stumbling blocks either in Egypt and the U.S. and the way it turned entangled within the politics of the chilly struggle and the Arab-Israeli clash. this crucial publication finds the complexities of linking financial reduction with political pursuits.

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The Mass Image: A Social History of Photomechanical by G. Beegan

By G. Beegan

This e-book examines the emergence of mass copy and the origins of glossy visible tradition within the illustrated journalism of the Eighteen Nineties. targeting the London print media of the Eighteen Nineties yet encompassing advancements in different places in Europe and the United States,The Mass photo demonstrates that photomechanical replica, instead of bringing a neutrality and readability to the published snapshot, produced an explosion of combined and fragmented hand drawn and photographic imagery.

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Narrative And History in the Early Medieval West (Studies in by R. Balzaretti, E. Tyler (editors)

By R. Balzaretti, E. Tyler (editors)

This quantity explores the character of narrative in texts used as assets for heritage through glossy students of the early medieval West. Narrative is outlined the following commonly as how tales are informed and the quantity specializes in the interplay of what texts say and with how they are saying it. The congruence of narrative and heritage is a large topic, which might be approached in a few methods. This quantity examines 4 forms of written resource: poetry (Latin and vernacular), charters, biographical writing (hagiography and royal lives) and old writings (histories and chronicles). those contain conventional narrative resources in addition to literary texts and files no longer in most cases thought of when it comes to narrative. the 10 reviews during this quantity hide a geographical diversity that comes with the Carolingian Empire, the British Isles and Scandinavia, and from the Carolingian interval via to the 12th century.

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