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Christian Bromberger

neighbors, the inhabitants of Gilân stigmatise especially their predilection for bread, which they sometimes consider with amusement, sometimes with compassion, sometimes also with repulsion. I heard some young people from Rasht, the capital of Gilân

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Ryan Tucker Jones

of the Russian empire's defeat in 1905. The revolution had only made things worse. Due to heightened Japanese influence and a need to raise immediate capital, in 1920 the Far Eastern Republic (a temporarily independent state subject to Bolshevik

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Maria Bucur

capital, stories about “patriotic work” in Roseti-Dobrogea, 2 the place where we also started our experience as college students. In advance of Hegel's The Phenomenology of the Spirit , we learned how to sort red peppers for export, how humid our

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Educating the Other

Foreign Governesses in Wallachia in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

Nicoleta Roman

was “accustomed to speaking French and German rather than English.” 4 She wanted to settle in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, as a teacher of foreign languages, and for more than twenty years (1889–1911), this is what she did. Maude Rea Parkinson

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Narva as Method

Urban Inventories and the Mutation of the Postsocialist City

Francisco Martínez

global and local government are lodged within this city. This concept was originally proposed by Michał Murawski, who, in his study of the Stalinist skyscraper in Warsaw, shows how the actual capitalist ambition of the Polish capital is transfixed by

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Nikolai S. Goncharov

ethnographer or a reindeer herder. These peculiarities lead one to the question: what is the difference between ethnographer and nonethnographer? Do these categories reside in the specifics of knowledge, social capital, or the modes of social space

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Issues of Gender Representation in Modern Greek Art

The Case of Thaleia Flora-Caravia's Photographic Images and Self-Portraits

Despoina Tsourgianni

Georgios Iakovidis (1853–1932), 7 and Anton Ažbe (1862–1905), 8 as women were not accepted as students at the prestigious School of Fine Arts. Her time in the Bavarian capital played a major role not only in shaping the bold and independent character of

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Frida Hastrup and Marianne Elisabeth Lien

,000 public jobs to areas outside of Copenhagen with reference to the country needing to be ‘better balanced’; growth and development should benefit the country as a whole and not be concentrated in the capital ( Regeringen 2018 ). Similar measures are

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J. Eugene Clay and Anna Bara

experiment in church-state collaboration, so Friesen remains agnostic about its ultimate legacy. Nevertheless, one could argue that this experiment set the groundwork for developments in the twentieth century. After all, Omsk did briefly become the capital of

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Ana Miškovska Kajevska

their international academic careers and activist recognition.” 11 Using Bourdieu, I spoke of economic, cultural, social, and symbolic feminist capital, as well as struggles for legitimacy. In my book one can find sentences like: “The names which the