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Enis Sulstarova

national history. The world history narrative follows the progress of the main western nations closely, although this Eurocentric narrative is occasionally interrupted by snapshots of other continents. The focus on the history of the western European

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Commitment, Convergence, Alterity

Muslim-Christian Comparison and the Politics of Distinction in the Netherlands

Daan Beekers

Evangelical Christians and reformist Muslims constitute two of the most prominent religious groups in the Netherlands, as in much of Western Europe. While the public role of mainline Christian institutions and the degree of regular church attendance

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Ambivalent Sexualities in a Transnational Context

Romanian and Bulgarian Migrant Male Sex Workers in Berlin

Victor Trofimov

reasonable to suggest that nowadays homosexuality is largely accepted in Western Europe, albeit often at the expense of the exclusion of racial and ethnic others, 4 LGBTQI people continue to be excluded from national bodies in many Eastern European countries

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Austrian “Gypsies” in the Italian archives

Historical ethnography on multiple border crossings at the beginning of the twentieth century

Paola Trevisan

in interwar western Europe .” Quaderni Storici 146 ( 2 ): 499 – 531 . About , Ilsen . 2017 . “ Moving Roma away from the borders: Scope, failure and effect of a European conference to solve the ‘Gypsy question’ in the 1900s .” Paper presented

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Joyce Marie Mushaben, Shelley Baranowski, Trevor J. Allen, Sabine von Mering, Stephen Milder, Volker Prott, and Peter C. Pfeiffer

the dilemma that confronted policy makers in the mid 1990s: Because gradualism had failed with perestroika, the “Third Way” had been discredited by Yugoslavia’s disintegration, and the Western European welfare model was too expensive, the only life

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From “De Facto King” to Peasants’ Communes

A Struggle for Representation in the Discourse of the Polish Great Emigration, 1832–1846/48

Piotr Kuligowski

. Step-by-step works on historical semantics touch on new contexts and regions beyond Western Europe, forcing one to reflect on both the creativity of historical actors as well as the contingency of contemporary political categories. At the same time, in

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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

endorse the decentering of research on Western European public health. The authors promote academic dialogue and suggest fruitful venues for future studies. Readers interested in structural issues in healthcare, in which power and gender imbalances are

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Women and Gender in Europe from 1939 to the Present

Challenging and Reassessing the Narrative

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

the cataclysm of World War II. She is careful not to center her account mainly on Western Europe, bringing in significant evidence from Eastern Europe and attesting to the destruction endured by those on whose land the bulk of the war was fought. Smith

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Richard Bessel

annual homicide rates [that] is not small.” 11 By combining data on “homicide rates in five Western European regions, 1300–2000,” Eisner shows—and Pinker cites—similar declines in homicides per 100,000 people per year. 12 And when looking at what may be

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Lev Taylor

which countries he mentions is interesting. Elsewhere, Mattuck explicitly excludes Eastern European Jews from this, 62 and talks about how different Western European Jews are from those in India and China. 63 He was consciously trying to frame English