Essays about: "History and Archaeology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 165 essays containing the words History and Archaeology.

  1. 1. RETHINKING THE CRYSTAL PALACE. Adaptive reuse of an abandoned warehouse

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : SIMONE COLLINETTI; [2020]
    Keywords : Italy; Milano; Innocenti; periphery; industrial archaeology; adaptive reuse; architecture; wood; structures; landscape; sustainability; exhibition; botanical garden; public; terrain vague; Superstudio;

    Abstract : This Master Thesis work is about the rebirth of a warehouse, once part of Innocenti S.p.A. Located in the district of Lambrate, Milano, the factory used to cover an area of nearly 800. READ MORE

  2. 2. A History of Rule by Divine Law among Semitic Cultures

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historia

    Author : Karl Bjur; [2020]
    Keywords : History; Islam; Arabic; Judaism; Hammurabi; Akkadian; State; Divine law; Sharia; Halakha; Aksum; Ethiopia; Empire; Didascalia; Theocracy; Theonomocracy; Semitic; Israelite; Al-Māturīdī; Al-Māwardī; Religious History; Middle-east; Africa; Kitāb al-Tawḥīd; Māturīdīya; Rulership; Oriental; Despotism; Absolutism; Cultural Darwinism; Comparative oriental studies; Cross-cultural study; Orientalism; Large-scale History; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a comparative study of several widespread and canonical texts from the lowlands of the Middle East and North Africa, with regard to historically reoccurring interconnected traits of ideal state structure among cultures, where Semitic languages have been main languages of communication from the 18th century BC to the modern day. The study is of reoccurring ideals of state structure with defined limits and causes for its existence across several Semitic speaking cultures. READ MORE

  3. 3. China’s geo-economic gambit in Pakistan An investigation on the strategic implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Mollestam; [2019]
    Keywords : Belt and Road Initiative; Chinese Communist Party; China; China-Pakistan Economic Corridor; Geo-economic; Gwadar; Pakistan; Security; Strategic.; Social Sciences; History and Archaeology; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : States are increasingly applying economic means of power to pursue political objectives. The Chinese geo-economic mega-project the Belt and Road Initiative is the worlds foremost example of this trend. At the heart of this strategy, both geographically and strategically, is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Pirate's Life For Me : A comparative study of the Queen Anne’s Revenge and the Quedagh Merchant shipwrecks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Amanda Oxonius; [2019]
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    Abstract : Dagens syn på pirater har länge blivit influerad av olika medier. Allt från böcker och filmer har kontinuerligt påverkat allmänhetens syn på en viktig del av marinhistoria och på så sätt har den perioden av historien blivit näst intill översedd av forskare. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dress brooches and identities - a comparative study of collective identities and dress brooches in early medieval urban and rural sites in South West Scania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historisk arkeologi

    Author : Anna Isberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Early Middle Ages; dress brooches; urnes-style brooches; urban; rural; identity; Lund; Scania; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns early medieval dress brooches from urban and rural sites in South West Scania. The purpose is to investigate similarities and differences between urban and rural sites as well as between the rural places in particular. READ MORE