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The Postwar Schoolbook as a Material Artifact

Two Greek Reading Textbooks from 1944

Niki Sioki

In contrast to the countries of Western Europe, the end of the Second World War did not bring political restoration, economic recovery, or the emergence of a new social order to Greece. Subscribing to the view that the material form of books and their typography convey meaning, this article presents a comparative study of the design and production of a reading primer and a third-year reading textbook, both of which were published in a climate of political and social disorder. Drawing on surviving copies of the books, educational laws, teachers’ recollections, and archival material, this article examines the ways in which the sociopolitical environment and technological conditions of a publication affect the ways in which texts are shaped into book form.

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Putting the Culture into Bioculturalism

A Naturalized Aesthetics and the Challenge of Modernism

Dominic Topp

, at least for Western European audiences: “a British and German viewer are likely to share preconceptions about the issue [of care of the elderly] and the range of attitudes it elicits, precisely because both are from modern European liberal

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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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War Memories and Online Encyclopedias

Framing 30 June 1941 in Wikipedia

Mykola Makhortykh

its impact on biography writing, 29 and its use for commemorating wars 30 and revolutions. 31 The majority of these studies, however, tend to focus on western European and American memories; only a few of them 32 explore how Wikipedia is used to

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Natalie Clark

Awe: Trauma as the New Colonial Frontier for Indigenous Girls As I have argued elsewhere ( Clark 2016 ), the current focus on trauma and trauma-informed practice continues the colonial reach and the entrenchment of Western European medical model

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

outside the typical enclaves of North America, Western Europe, and Australia, and we were keen to include scholars, students, and colleagues from those spaces that are less visible in the Anglo-Americancentric world of contemporary humanities. We were

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Negotiating the Nation in History

The Swedish State Approval Scheme for Textbooks and Teaching Aids from 1945 to 1983

Henrik Åström Elmersjö

the rise of education for democratic citizenship in most western European countries, history education in general and nationalistic history education in particular were questioned. 4 The same doubts had arisen in the interwar period, but these were

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Toward a Naturalized Aesthetics of Film Music

An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Intramusical and Extramusical Meaning

Timothy Justus

minor modes and happiness and sadness, respectively, likely involved interactions among such factors in Western European music between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries, corresponding to the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. While there

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Anxious Breath

An Autoethnographic Exploration of Non-binary Queerness, Vulnerability, and Recognition in Step Out

Lara Bochmann and Erin Hampson

white people living in Western Europe, we had both come to acknowledge our lack of control in the context of an omnipresent possibility for assault and found the consequences startling and painful to face. Preparations for leaving the house became framed

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On Shock Therapy

Modernist Aesthetics and American Underground Film

William Solomon

: Diaries, Notes and Sketches , subtitled Walden . Mekas had come to the US two decades earlier as a refugee; after spending time in displaced persons camps in Western Europe, he emigrated from his native Lithuania, where he had previously established a