Essays about: "Microhistory"

Found 4 essays containing the word Microhistory.

  1. 1. The Faith and Actions of Greta Andrén, Missionary to the Jews of Vienna, 1938-1941

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kyrko- och missionsstudier

    Author : Samuel Wenell; [2020]
    Keywords : Greta Andrén; Svenska Israelsmissionen; Microhistory; Mission History; Vienna; Holocaust; Deaconry; Carlo Ginzburg;

    Abstract : In this Master’s thesis, I conduct a micro-historical study of deaconess and missionary Greta Andrén (1909-1971) and her work for Svenska Israelsmissionen, the Swedish Israel Mission, in Vienna during the National Socialist occupation. By examining letters as well as select publications, I try to uncover her motives and how she found meaning in her work, and how this could be seen in relation to the origins of the Mission in the Swedish Low Church awakening and certain apocalypticviews on the Jews. READ MORE

  2. 2. 'Friend, Servant, Creature' : The Mutual Creation of Human and Animal Identities in Matthew Flinders’ Narrative of his Cat, Trim, c. 1800

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Mullan; [2020]
    Keywords : Flinders; Trim; Microhistory; Animal History; Masculinity; Postcolonialism;

    Abstract : Inspired by the approach of the Italian microhistories, this paper explores A Biographical Tribute to the Memory of Trim – Matthew Flinders’ story of his cat – to investigate what the text reveals about humanity and animality. From the clues Flinders left behind, it seeks to piece together a picture of the co-creation of human and animal identity through the relationship between cat and crew. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Microhistory of Congregational Music-Making in Överselö, Stallarholmen 1754

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Hanna Drakengren; [2018-08-02]
    Keywords : Hymnal accompaniment; Seventeenth Century; Sweden; Gren and Stråhle organ; 1697 Hymnal; Överselö; Handwritten chorale books;

    Abstract : In 1754 an organ was built in Överselö Church whose purpose was to accompany the congregational singing. My question in this project is to investigate how the accompaniment of the specific congregational singing in Överselösounded. Sweden adopted its first common hymnal in 1695/97. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transcultural memories of German-Namibian history (1978-1990): : Micro-perspectives from the global autobiographies of Lucia Engombe and Stefanie Lahya Aukongo

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Afrikanska studier

    Author : Arianna Pasqualini; [2018]
    Keywords : Namibia; East Germany; autobiography; global history; microhistory.;

    Abstract : The present thesis deals with the Namibian liberation struggle against the South African regime, by focusing on the relationship of solidarity between SWAPO and East Germany. It provides an original perspective of the German-Namibian history between 1978-1990, by using the life stories of Lucia Engombe and Stefanie Lahya Aukongo. READ MORE