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“Till I Have Done All That I Can”

An Auxiliary Nurse’s Memories of World War I

Michelle Moravec

Alma A. Clarke set sail for France on 16 January 1918. The SS Espagne , which carried civilians when not serving as troop transport, traveled without a protective convoy although Germans had sunk 182 ships the month before. Clarke remained in

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Introduction

A Focus on the History of Concepts

Eirini Goudarouli

projects promise ambitious, interdisciplinary research, the findings of which aim to contribute to the broadening of the perspectives of the fields concerned. In the context of the German school of thought of Reinhart Koselleck, conceptual history is always

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Constructing Difference and Imperial Strategy

Contrasting Representations of Irish and Zionist Nationalism in British Political Discourse (1917–1922)

Maggy Hary

war context and the diplomatic alliances that Britain was looking to cultivate at the time. After the United States declared war on Germany in April 1917, Balfour was appointed to lead the British War Mission in the United States. Although this

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The Past as a Foreign Country

Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Pinker’s “Prehistoric Anarchy”

Linda Fibiger

later agricultural groups through DNA analysis, such as at Eulau in Germany. 20 Nor can potential for some degree of social ranking, prestige, or leadership be disregarded. 21 Again, we cannot really rely on this concept to be accurate for all the

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Translating the Concept of Experiment in the Late Eighteenth Century

From the English Philosophical Context to the Greek-Speaking Regions of the Ottoman Empire

Eirini Goudarouli and Dimitris Petakos

the world where Greek communities were well established. Greek-speaking scholars traveled to the west (Italy—especially to the university in Padua—England, France, and, more rarely, to German cities such as Leipzig and Halle), to the north (Sweden

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Introduction

Concepts of Emotions in Indian Languages

Margrit Pernau

Preprint: The ‘Diary of a Father’ in a German Family Magazine in the 1870s,” History of Emotions: Insights into Research , February 2014, https://www.history-of-emotions.mpg.de/en/texte/tears-in-preprint-the-diary-of-a-father-in-a-german

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Whitewashing History

Pinker’s (Mis)Representation of the Enlightenment and Violence

Philip Dwyer

Germany, 1600–1987 (London: Penguin, 1996), 135, 214, 193–196, 225–226; and Mark Hewitson, Absolute War: Violence and Mass Warfare in the German Lands, 1792–1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), 128–131. 16 Matthew White, “‘Rogues of the Meaner

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Katherine Weikert and Elena Woodacre

Mesley, “Why German Bishops Could Not be Saved: Clerical Masculinities in the Works of Caesarius of Heisterbach” (paper presented at the Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, University of Winchester, January 9–11, 2014). 3 Katherine Weikert, “Closing

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From Act to Fact

The Transformation of Suicide in Western Thought

Daniel Gordon

section of Peuchet into German in 1846 in order, as Kevin Anderson says, “to move German socialists toward a more concrete discussion of economic and social issues.” 62 “The yearly toll of suicides … has to be viewed as the symptom of the fundamental

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Frans Ciappara

the viewer with gems inserted in their eye sockets. Clothed in padded robes and bedecked with pearls and beads, the corpi santi are almost completely ignored today. All the same, unlike their counterparts in Germany, they have not been auctioned as