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Selin Çağatay, Olesya Khromeychuk, Stanimir Panayotov, Zlatina Bogdanova, Margarita Karamihova, and Angelina Vacheva

migration studies. The readers of Aspasia will find the chapters dealing with Polish and Bosnian migrants especially useful. Ina Merdjanova, Rediscovering the Umma Muslims in the Balkans between Nationalism and Transnationalism , Oxford University Press

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Chiara Bonfiglioli

for students and readers interested in up-to-date legal and activist perspectives on gender equality and LGBT rights in the region. Notes 1 For a discussion of feminists’ position toward war and nationalism in the region, see Dubravka Žarkov, The Body

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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

; eating habits and alcoholism; specific illnesses that afflicted the rural population (pellagra); and racial degeneration. It was the latter that coalesced anxieties of depopulation with nationalism, racism, and anti-Semitism. Within this amalgam

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Educating the Other

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

Nicoleta Roman

formation of the elite. Foreigners played a significant part in the modernization process in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Romanian space, and while tropes of nationalism and imperialism offer one approach to understanding foreigners’ roles, the concept

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Janet Elise Johnson and Mara Lazda

leadership in Poland, Ann kept traveling to the region to speak or engage with local activists. In 2016, Ann helped coordinate a 25-year-anniversary celebration of NEWW in part as a response to the “moral panic” about gender and nationalism in Poland with the

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Željka Janković and Svetlana Stefanović

nationalism within nation-states, competitive relations between women organized in social democratic parties and feminists from the upper class, and initiatives and participation in international feminist organizations. Within the chapter “Women’s Emancipation

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Jan Ifversen

political projects. Eric Hobsbawm once stated that historians are to nationalism what poppy growers are to heroin addicts. 23 Even though historians might not be overtly ideologically engaged, they are still influenced by the present they observe and live

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Pınar Melis Yelsalı Parmaksız

-imperialist nationalism. In this context, the basic characteristics of nationalist modernization in Turkey led to a particular gender regime. From this perspective, I hope it will become clear that Turkish modernization was associated with paternalism, which consolidated

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Travel and Transformation

A Diachronic Study of the Changing Concept of Weisheng in Chinese Journals, 1880-1930

Bo Hu

) and that of the nation, the “Sick Man” was mobilized by Chinese elites, from the Hundred Days’ reformers, to the revolutionaries, to advance political agendas from reforming the country to promoting nationalism. 42 The imperative of developing the

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Eugenia Gay, Philipp Nielsen, Emanuel Richter, and Gregor Feindt

the attempt to overcome “methodological nationalism.” Jörn Leonhard’s argument goes in the same direction, offering a word of caution against several risks of lightly applying comparisons between individual national histories. Diana Mishkova and