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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

. Baetens terms these motifs “etymons,” which he describes as “defining visual figurations through which a work can be read in its entirety.” 51 In the case of Octobre noir , one defining etymon is the railway bridge. Prior to the demonstration, in the

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Borderland of the Mind

The Free City of Danzig and the Sovereignty Question

Elizabeth M. Clark

self for the Free City. German loyalists resented any Polish presence on the territory of the Free City. Some of the most prominent contentious points were the Polish State Railway, the Polish Post Office, the construction of the Polish port at Gdynia

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Allan Mitchell, 1933—2016

Volker Berghahn

was rethought; fortifications, railway supply systems, and military hardware were modernized, all in order to try to overcome a condition of inferiority vis-à-vis the eastern neighbor that the French leadership thought was unacceptable. The second

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The Territorialization of Vietnam's Northern Upland Frontier

Migrant Motivations and Misgivings from World War II until Today

Sarah Turner, Thi-Thanh-Hien Pham, and Ngô Thúy Hạnh

, they were farmers, so when we moved here, my parents continued farming, growing rice and fruit trees; but now for the collective.” A few others migrated to work in state-organized forestry cooperatives or other state positions such as railway work

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Patricia Mainardi

make his appearance, he was shown as tiny and insignificant. 44 New bridges and railway lines featured regularly in lavish multi-page spreads. Disasters too proved exceptionally popular, no doubt because they could be produced quickly with the judicious

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German Debts

Entangled Histories of the Greek–German Relationship and Their Varied Effects

Klaus Neumann

footage of large numbers of Syrians stranded at the central railway station in Budapest shouting “Germany! Germany!” “Hearing their name cried out neither in fear nor in a football stadium, but rather in gratitude and hope touched the public enough to turn

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The Color of French Wine

Southern Wine Producers Respond to Competition from the Algerian Wine Industry in the Early Third Republic

Elizabeth Heath

reconfigured the globe, connecting distant populations and localities in unprecedented ways. The compression of space and time brought by railways and steamships enabled people, goods, and ideas to flow across the globe with new speed and ease. 8 Immigration

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Manufacturing a Multifunctional Countryside

Operational Landscapes, Urban Desire, and the French State, 1945–1976

Venus Bivar

railways, to block ports, is to interrupt the diseased flows of tourism and commerce, carriers of pathogenic germs into the Midi.” 44 Farmers no longer enjoyed a privileged status with respect to the resources of rural France; they were being forced to

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Nicolas Mariot

captain, railway station master, public accountant, financial civil servant, postal worker, inspector, tax collector   Upper middle class (private sector) Stockbroker, business agent, architect, jeweler, trader, agent, entrepreneur, art dealer, grain

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The Other House

The Secondary Residence in Postwar France

Sarah Farmer

railways after the 1820s spurred the proliferation of country houses near the capital and along the train lines reaching out from the city. This transportation network made the countryside a day-trip destination for urban workers, as well as for the