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Siberian Newspapers of the Russian Empire and USSR Periods

Issues of Conservation, Digitization, and Scientific Use

Viacheslav Shevtsov

The history of Siberian newspapers, as in many Russian provinces, starts with provincial broadsheets ( vedomosti ). In Siberia, they were launched for the first time in 1857, 20 years later than in the European part of the country. Provincial

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The Concept of Religion in Meiji Popular Discourse

An Analysis of the Newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun

Makoto Harris Takao

, concepts of religion will be examined in the popular discourse of newspapers (the reasons for which will be addressed in the following section), specifically the prominent Yomiuri Shimbun , a vernacular daily news publication established in 1874. This

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Sakha Community Leaders and Their Historical Mission

The Relevance of Soviet Ideology to Contemporary Sakha Politics

Eleanor Peers

This report presents an analysis of material from regional government-owned newspapers in the Republic of Sakha (Iakutiia). The analysis reveals a high level of respect for Sakha community leaders who regard the technological and industrial progress of the Sakha people as their main interest. The newspapers indicate tolerance for Sakha nationalism on the part of the republican government, even though this tolerance could jeopardize its relationship with the Russian Federation's central government.

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Nicholas F. Russell

years, it had appeared in French, German, and Dutch. The debut of Lozano Yuste’s Spanish edition, in the official daily newspaper of Madrid (the Diario de Madrid ), seems in retrospect nearly inevitable. As part of this republication, the Diario ’s

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Yvette Bürki

This article deals with one of the most productive manifestations of Sephardi letters of the second third of the 19th century: The Judeo Spanish press. The contribution is divided into two parts. In the first, we will offer a broad view of the Judeo Spanish press, indicating its origins, its development and periodization and its importance for the modernization process of the Sephardi community of the Ottoman Empire. In the second part, the undeniable influence of the Judeo-Spanish press on different manifestations of Sephardi life will be illustrated, starting from the two newspapers La Época and El Avenir, published in Thessaloniki – the centre of the Sephardi print production, especially as far as the press is concerned. At a socio-historical level, the press functions as a medium, which forms public opinion; at the level of letters and linguistics, and as a new textual and discursive reality, the press genres play a fundamental role in the development of the modern Judeo Spanish.

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Gabriel Josipovici

It takes time to look at an image. He spreads the paper flat on his desk and leans over it to try and get a better view of the small black and white photograph in the top right hand corner which has caught his attention.

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Heidi Hakkarainen

worked with Karl Marx in Paris. 5 In line with this, mass publications like newspapers also came to attribute new meanings to the concept of humanism in the run up to the 1848/49 revolutions. By focusing on the press, whose role has been understudied in

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Drawing Stereotypes

Europe and East Asia in Russian Political Caricature, 1900–1905

Zachary Hoffman

On 13 June 1903, the popular St. Petersburg newspaper Novoe vremia [The new times] ran a political cartoon that pointedly satirized Japan and its political and diplomatic machinations in East Asia. The image, titled “A Triple Alliance,” shows a

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Scandinavianism

Mapping the Rise of a New Concept

Ruth Hemstad

the main Norwegian newspapers at the time, Den Constitutionelle , in 1837, referring to the common Swedish usage of terms such as “Scandinavia,” “Scandinavians,” and “Scandinavian” is quite illuminating. In this editorial, these concepts were

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“Before the War, Life Was Much Brighter and Happier than Today”

Letters from French War Orphans, 1915–1922

Bethany S. Keenan

” were paired with bereaved French children and their mothers, who were instructed to correspond with their benefactors. US newspapers printed hundreds of these letters to share the success of the humanitarian effort. The letters offered Americans an