Essays about: "Seventeenth Century"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words Seventeenth Century.

  1. 1. Making Carolean Theatre Real : Johan Sylvius’s painted performances and their surroundings in the Drottningholm Palace

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för kultur och estetik

    Author : Clara Strömberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Sylvius; Tessin; Hedvig Eleonora; Drottningholm; performativity; reception aesthetics; Carolean autocracy; power relations; Baroque; seventeenth-century; Sylvius; Tessin; Hedvig Eleonora; Drottningholm; performativitet; receptionsestetik; Karolinska enväldet; maktrelationer; barock; sextonhundratalet.;

    Abstract : The thesis concerns the artworks by Johan Sylvius in the staircase, upper vestibule, upper north guard room and upper gallery of the Drottningholm Palace, as painted performances. They are studied as performative cultural encounters with a historically situated beholder but will also be regarded in relation to their spatial and artistic surrounding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mean-Variance Portfolio Selection Accounting for Financial Bubbles: A Mean-Field Type Approach

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Marcus Häggbom; Shayan Nafar; [2019]
    Keywords : Financial bubbles; portfolio optimization; mean-variance trade-off; mean-field type optimal control; fundamental value; mean reversion; Finansiella bubblor; portföljoptimering; optimal kontroll av medelfältstyp; fundamentalt värde; medelreversion;

    Abstract : The phenomenon of financial bubbles is known to have impacted various markets since the seventeenth century. Such bubbles are known to form when the market drastically overvalues the price of an asset, causing its market value to increase hyperbolically, only to suddenly collapse once the untenable perceived future prospects of the asset are realized. READ MORE

  3. 3. The company that governed - a study of the British East India Company in seventeenth century India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fardis Mohammadi; [2017]
    Keywords : East India Company; India; Madras; Bommbay; colonialism; imperialism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The British East India Company was an enterprise that was engaging in trade in India for over two hundred years. During this time period, the British took political power and started to govern in India. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Colonialism to Fairtrade : Power Struggles Between Indonesia and the Netherlands Through the Perspective of Coffee

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Daniël ten Brink; [2017]
    Keywords : Coffee; Indonesia; Netherlands; Colonialism; Power; Fairtrade; Alternative Trade;

    Abstract : Since coffee was first introduced to Indonesia by Dutch merchants in the late seventeenth century, power relationships have shifted as a result of coffee trade between Indonesia and the Netherlands. In this thesis I analyse changes and recurrent themes in the struggles around coffee, structured around three main narratives spanning over 300 years: colonialism, Indonesian independence, and Fairtrade. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Chinese Maritime Frontier: 10th — 16th Century

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Michael Gunther; [2015]
    Keywords : Smithian Growth; Institutions; Maritime; China; South East Asia; Proximity; Shipbuilding; Navigation; Asian Mediterranean; pre-modern; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : China’s maritime development during 200 B.C. to 1600 A.D. READ MORE