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Florian Krobb and Dorit Müller

significant aspect of the generation and transmission of knowledge lies in the temporal construction of travel narratives. The ways German travelers in Africa integrate their experiences into a linear, measurable passage of time reveals their desire to assert

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Emma Terama, Juha Peltomaa, Catarina Rolim, and Patrícia Baptista

reaching fifteen million users by 2020. 20 Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands are the predominant European markets, with a 75 percent share of total European membership. 21 Results from a 2013 survey conducted in Europe

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Is the Kingdom of Bicycles Rising Again?

Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China

Hilda Rømer Christensen

. While car brands still tend to be associated with specific nation-states and nationalities, whether German, Japanese, and so on, the nationalities of bikes seem to be of less importance. 34 For example, Giant bike company, which started in 1974 and

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James Longhurst, Sheila Dwyer, John Lennon, Zhenhua Chen, Rudi Volti, Gopalan Balachandran, Katarina Gephardt, Mathieu Flonneau, Kyle Shelton, and Fiona Wilkie

impact of British seapower on international relations and commerce, the Anglo-German naval rivalry: all have been a feature of naval historical writing of the past decade. When one sees a new work with the word “naval” in its title, the general reader

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Knowledge, Travel, and Embodied Thought

Restlessness in Herder’s Journal of My Voyage in the Year 1769

John K. Noyes

aimed at distilling what is best in the universal human spirit (which Herder conceives as Christian) and disseminating it in German territory. The knowledge of the expanded world revitalizes the philosophical spirit, inspiring astonishment in the face of

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Worldly Tastes

Mobility and the Geographical Imaginaries of Interwar Australian Magazines

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

an eye on the emerging crisis in Europe and the growing threat of world conflict. His geographical ambit covers Great Britain and Germany most prominently, but extends to Prague, New York, Buenos Aires, Petrograd, Mexico City, Spain, Italy, Cyprus

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Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío

sources—in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United States, and even Singapore—Jobs examines the formal and informal means by which mobile youth developed a sense of collective identity that transcended national

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Michael K. Bess, David Lipset, Kudzai Matereke, Stève Bernardin, Katharine Bartsch, Harry Oosterhuis, Samuel Müller, Frank Schipper, Benjamin D’Harlingue, and Katherine Roeder

fiction of a competition between companies helped to foster an unexpected cooperation during World War II, in the field of rail transport, between Germany and Switzerland (89). Martin Schiefelbusch, in contrast, uses sources from trade associations to

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“Text-as-Means” versus “Text-as-End-in-Itself”

Some Reasons Why Literary Scholars Have Been Slow to Hop on the Mobilities Bus

Lynne Pearce

Mobility Studies through the Lens of Transmodality, Transnationalism, and Transdisciplinarity,” this issue. 2 Ibid. 3 Sasha Disko, “The World Is My Domain: Technology, Gender and Orientalism in German Interwar Motorised Literature,” Transfers 1, no. 1

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Beth Gutelius, Janet Gibson, Dhan Zunino Singh, Steven J. Gold, Alexandra Portmann, Peter Cox, Rudi Volti, Adrian Drummond-Cole, and Steven D. Spalding

. While M. A. Katritzky traces medieval folly iconography (e.g., we-three tradition) in representations on stage, Pavel Drábek analyzes the similarities between German, Czech, and English early modern drama. Even though there are no direct influences, he