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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

, ethnicity, gender, social status, or class” (7). A common thread that runs through all contributions is the challenge to the validity of established “truths,” such as the West-East unidirectional transfer of knowledge and practices; the Cold War's isolation

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The Specter of Communism

Denmark, 1848

Bertel Nygaard

politicocultural hegemony between social classes and political “parties”. At the same time, the particular concept of communism allows us to study a case of what Jacques Derrida termed “spectrality” (or, perhaps better, “spectral otherness”) involved in certain

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Francisca de Haan

ordinary women are among the least known subjects of Ottoman Turkish historiography, which she attributes to conventional and feminist historiography’s prioritizing of the elite and middle classes rather than poor and working-class women, as well as the way

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Michael B. Loughlin

the rhetoric of revolution, but by then he generally described his socialism using rhetoric calling for an end to class conflict under the “supposed” inspiration of the French revolutionary tradition and an indictment of German materialist socialism as

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Eulalia Guzmán and Walt Disney’s Educational Films

A Pedagogical Proposal for “Literacy for the Americas” in Mexico (1942–1944)

María Rosa Gudiño Cejudo

Translator : Stephen Torgoff

worked in Mexico City and in Cuernavaca, Orizaba, Taxco, and other cities. They designed experimental classes where they screened the films Malaria and Corn and observed audience reactions. They visited various Mexican schools, organized seminars with

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Educating the Other

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

Nicoleta Roman

developed and the activity of the middle class increased, so the number of governesses also grew, 12 with a concomitant dilution in their quality. This also applied to Wallachia, and although governesses sometimes arrived in the principality attached to or

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Nazism and the Holocaust in Indian History Textbooks

Basabi Khan Banerjee and Georg Stöber

and religious terms in India. In Vedic India, aryan referred to the noble class, while the term Aryavarta , meaning “settlement of the Aryans,” was used to designate a geographical area between the Himalaya and Vindhya mountain ranges, the Bay of

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, at home, and in migration, intersections of race, gender, and class, contrasts between rural and urban areas, or the multiple role of religious identities and legal statuses. Reconstructing those social realities will require new archives, of labor

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“Racism Is Not An Opinion”

Muslim Responses to Pegida and Islamophobia in Germany

Karolin Machtans

the Loss of Solidarity of the Middle Class in Germany For Muslim organizations in Germany, the popularity that the Pegida movement has reached is a great shock, even though Islamophobia is certainly not a new phenomenon in Germany. The Pegida

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Jingyi Li

by economic, ideological, and social class conditions. “Common sense” may vary among different social classes. Evidence shows that both NV English and PEP English are geared toward urban people and middle-classes. For example, middle-class