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Valentina Mitkova

.), but overall falls within the theoretical field known as book history, a sphere of study, established as a separate discipline in the Western tradition in the 1950s, emanating from the École des Annales in France and related to the attempt to reach a

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Pınar Melis Yelsalı Parmaksız

, and communists in interwar France used paternalistic claims to reconcile the often conflicting interests of fathers, families and the nation. 22 In a different but relevant context, American anthropologist Katherine Verdery speaks about radical

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Johanna Gehmacher, Svetla Baloutzova, Orlin Sabev, Nezihe Bilhan, Tsvetelin Stepanov, Evgenia Kalinova, Zorana Antonijevic, Alexandra Ghit, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ana Luleva, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Courtney Doucette, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Valentina Mitkova, Vjollca Krasniqi, Pepka Boyadjieva, Marina Hughson, and Rayna Gavrilova

1960s onward by a transnational feminist movement. Its protagonists, languages, concepts, and interest circulated in a fruitful exchange between countries—her examples show that this was especially the case for the German-speaking countries, France, and

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Feminisms and Politics in the Interwar Period

The Little Entente of Women (1923–1938)

Katerina Dalakoura

participation in the LEW, on the contrary, attributed to it purely political aims, arguing that it was a means for the implementation of French foreign policy and functioned “as a supplement of the Little Entente.” 33 These positions were expressed both while

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Klaus Oschema, Mette Thunø, Evan Kuehn, and Blake Ewing

be thankful that Brill agreed to publish a translation of the 2011 French edition ( La dispersion: Une histoire des usages du mot diaspora) to make it available for a non-French-reading audience, but the belated English rendition also calls for an

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Maria Bucur, Katerina Dalakoura, Krassimira Daskalova, and Gabriela Dudeková Kováčová

The decade following World War I was transformative for Europe in many ways. Some empires (Russian, Habsburg, Ottoman) collapsed. Others (Great Britain, France) saw their stars rise again as “protectors” of non-European territories, in effect

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Modern Women in a Modern State

Public Discourse in Interwar Yugoslavia on the Status of Women in Turkey (1923–1939)

Anđelko Vlašić

and hij abs, “so that it all looked more like a bag than like a dress,” commented Harambašić, adding that women were “not ashamed—neither were their European sisters—of their feminine charms.” 95 Yugoslavs exhibited their fascination with French

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Selin Çağatay

several aspects from the experiences of women in Western countries (such as Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States) who had to enter paid employment in order to replace the men who went to war. Muslim women’s participation in paid

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A Woman Politician in the Cold War Balkans

From Biography to History

Krassimira Daskalova

the Women’s International Democratic Federation, or WIDF—to which they belonged. The WIDF was a left-wing organization, established in Paris in 1945 with the French scientist and feminist Eugenie Cotton (1881–1967) in charge; it had a broad political

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Timo Pankakoski and Antto Vihma

in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Humanism. 50 According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the English word fragment stems from the sixteenth century and fragmentation from the 1880s, 51 while Le Grand Robert dates the French form of