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Heidi Hakkarainen

century. 94 The political interpretation of humanism also resonated in the Finnish public sphere in the second half of the nineteenth century, and humanism was often juxtaposed with religion. 95 The secularization of humanism also had vast

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The Specter of Communism

Denmark, 1848

Bertel Nygaard

version of what the Finnish historian Henrik Stenius has dubbed a “translation culture”: a culture characterized by “asymmetrical relations” with other languages and cultures. 18 Accordingly, our study of the history of communism as a concept in Danish

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Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

, citing “retarded modernization,” the traditionalism of the peasant majority, and lack of urbanization, does not explain how in neighboring Finland the peasant majority was a critical element in that country’s pioneering women’s suffrage victory in 1906

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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

largely remain an underexplored field in history and the social sciences, begging for further explication. Hence the fourteen essays, authored by an international academic team of Russian, Swedish, Finnish, and Lithuanian researchers, set forth to explore

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Sovereignty versus Influence

European Unity and the Conceptualization of Sovereignty in British Parliamentary Debates, 1945–2016

Teemu Häkkinen and Miina Kaarkoski

influence that bypasses representative institutions such as Parliament and returns the concept of national sovereignty to where it resides, among the people. This research was supported by the Academy of Finland as part of the project “Supra- and

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Helga Druxes, Christopher Thomas Goodwin, Catriona Corke, Carol Hager, Sabine von Mering, Randall Newnham, and Jeff Luppes

Germany and France.” (11) Here I should add that although the contributors—historians and political scientists from Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the United States, Israel, and Finland—in all six parts often touch on the German Democratic Republic

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Populist Rhetoric and Nativist Alarmism

The AfD in Comparative Perspective

Barbara Donovan

the Czech Republic's Freedom and Direct Democracy, the Danish People's Party, Estonia's Conservative People's Party, and Finland's True Finns. Heralded by Salvini as a coalition of national conservatives and patriots, 2 the new group would create a

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Times of Democracy

The Unavoidable Democracy of Mid-Nineteenth-Century Denmark

Anne Engelst Nørgaard

: Oxford University Press, 2013); Jussi Kurunmäki and Johan Strang, eds., Rhetorics of Nordic Democracy (Helsinki: Finnish Lecture Society, 2010); Robert Saunders, Democracy and the vote in British Politics: The Making of the Second Reform Act (Surrey

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Negotiating the Nation in History

The Swedish State Approval Scheme for Textbooks and Teaching Aids from 1945 to 1983

Henrik Åström Elmersjö

USA och Sovjetunionen i norska, svenska och finländska läroböcker under Kalla kriget [The political textbook: Images of the USA and the Soviet Union in Norwegian, Swedish, and Finnish textbooks during the Cold War] (Uppsala: Uppsala University, 2006

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Unsere Mütter, Unsere Väter

War, Genocide and “Condensed Reality”

David Wildermuth

had to use the toughest means to restore order … In the last days thousands [of prisoners] have been sent away. Now it is a lot easier for us, even if the misery still cries out to heaven.” 50 Everywhere behind the 3,000 km front, from Finland to the