Download The Writers, Artists, Singers, and Musicians of the National by Frederick Bondy PDF

By Frederick Bondy

In may perhaps 1938, Hungary handed anti-Semitic legislation inflicting 1000s of Jewish artists to lose their jobs. In reaction, Budapest's Jewish neighborhood leaders geared up a creative company less than the aegis of OMIKE Országos Magyar Izraelita Közművelődési Egyesület (Hungarian Jewish schooling organization) to supply employment and livelihood for actors, singers, musicians, conductors, composers, writers, playwrights, painters, image artists, and sculptors. among 1939 and 1944, actions have been founded in Goldmark corridor beside the Dohány road Synagogue in Budapest. countless numbers of artists from far and wide Hungary took half in approximately a thousand performances, together with performs, live shows, cabaret, ballet, operas, and operettas. those performances appealed to the hugely cultured Budapest Jewish group, ever desirous of high-caliber occasions, relatively less than oppressive stipulations of the time. artwork exhibitions additionally have been held for painters, photo artists, and sculptors to promote their creations. Lévai's 1943 e-book (with new, extra chapters by way of famous historians and musicians) is the center of this elevated variation and offers interviews with person artists who keep in mind their early lives and conditions that led them to affix the inventive firm. The publication documents the technical functioning, constitution, and operation of this impressive theater and live performance venue. It presents interesting information about those that labored backstage: répétiteurs, hair stylists, and group of workers concerned with costumes, lights, and surroundings. as the degree used to be small, smart choreographic and surroundings improvisation needed to be made, and the stagehands have been essentially as much as the duty. considering that those artists weren't allowed to accomplish prior to most people or put it on the market with posters at the streets, the publication describes particular skill devised to beat those problems and produce Jewish audiences into the theater in huge numbers. finally, the ebook consists of the theater's tale as much as Sunday morning, March 19, 1944, an afternoon of infamy, whilst the German military marched into Hungary.

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Download Jaume I i el seu regnat (Catalan Edition) by Ernest Belenguer PDF

By Ernest Belenguer

Del rei Jaume I es pot parlar com el sobirà que forjà los angeles Corona d?Aragó. Abans només hello havia una unió dinàstica del regne d?Aragó i els comtats catalans, el de Barcelona in step with endavant. Després, les conquestes de les illes ?Mallorca sobretot? i de València, transformada en regne propi, facilitaren los angeles creació d?aquella corona tan complexa. El 2008 celebrem el vuitè centenari del naixement (1208) a Montpeller del Rei Conqueridor. Aquest llibre d?un historiador que ja treballava sobre Jaume I des del 1984, no és qualsevol biografia o uns simples comentaris de l. a. crònica del rei, és a dir del Llibre dels feits. Amb una síntesi d?àgil prosa Ernest Belenguer presenta los angeles història del rei i del regnat amb little toddlers els seus vessants. I pot fer-ho en un llibre que no fatiga el lector, rigorós, complet i cada cop més grat de llegir. Jaume I i el seu regnat no és una novel·la del passat. in step with kind és un llibre d?història. in line withò l?autor ha aconseguit una narració tan estimulant com vertadera, experience trair, inventar o manipular els fets. El textual content va acompanyat de cinc plànols i de trenta-quatre imatges a colour sobre los angeles vida de Jaume I.

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Download The Companion to Latin American Studies by Philip Swanson PDF

By Philip Swanson

what's 'Latin American Studies'? This significant other provides a concise and available evaluation of the self-discipline. protecting quite a lot of subject matters, from colonial cultures and identification to US Latino tradition and problems with race, gender and sexuality, this ebook is going past traditional literary partners and situates Latin the USA in its historic, social, political, literary and cultural context. This crucial booklet presents the major introductory details at the topic and should be specially important for college students taking or contemplating taking classes in Hispanic or Latin American reviews. Written via a global staff of specialists, every one bankruptcy offers the required simple info and a valid advent to crucial rules, concerns and debates. as well as 12 chapters at the major themes in Latin American stories, the significant other contains an advent, time chart, word list and recommendations for extra reading.

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Download Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New by Brett Rushforth PDF

By Brett Rushforth

within the 17th and eighteenth centuries, French colonists and their local allies participated in a slave alternate that spanned 1/2 North the USA, sporting hundreds of thousands of local americans into bondage within the nice Lakes, Canada, and the Caribbean. In Bonds of Alliance, Brett Rushforth finds the dynamics of the program from its origins to the top of French colonial rule. Balancing an unlimited geographic and chronological scope with cautious awareness to the lives of enslaved contributors, this ebook supplies voice to those that lived throughout the ordeal of slavery and, alongside the way in which, formed French and local societies.

Rather than telling an easy tale of colonial domination and local victimization, Rushforth argues that Indian slavery in New France emerged on the nexus of 2 very diverse sorts of slavery: one indigenous to North the USA and the opposite rooted within the Atlantic global. The alliances that certain French and Natives jointly pressured a century-long negotiation over the character of slavery and its position in early American society. Neither totally Indian nor completely French, slavery in New France drew upon and remodeled indigenous and Atlantic cultures in complicated and brilliant methods.

Based on hundreds of thousands of French and Algonquian-language manuscripts archived in Canada, France, the us and the Caribbean, Bonds of Alliance bridges the divide among continental and Atlantic ways to early American background. through getting to know unforeseen connections among far-off peoples and areas, Rushforth sheds new gentle on quite a lot of matters, together with intercultural international relations, colonial legislation, gender and sexuality, and the background of race.

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Download The Garden of Delights: Reform and Renaissance for Women in by Fiona J. Griffiths PDF

By Fiona J. Griffiths

In The backyard of Delights, Fiona J. Griffiths bargains the 1st significant learn of the Hortus deliciarum, a magnificently illuminated manuscript of theology, biblical background, and canon legislation written either by means of and explicitly for girls on the finish of the 12th century. In so doing she offers a brilliantly persuasive new interpreting of girl monastic tradition. via cautious research of the contents, constitution, and association of the Hortus, Griffiths argues for women's profound engagement with the non secular and highbrow power of the interval on a degree formerly concept unbelievable, overturning the idea that girls have been principally excluded from the "renaissance" and "reform" of this era. As a piece of scholarship that drew from a variety of assets, either monastic and scholastic, the Hortus presents a witness to the richness of women's interpreting practices in the cloister, demonstrating that it used to be attainable, even past due into the 12th century, for groups of non secular ladies to pursue an instructional application that rivaled that on hand to males. while, the manuscript's reformist time table unearths how ladies engaged the urgent non secular questions of the day, even going as far as to criticize clergymen and different churchmen who fell in need of their reformist ideals.

Through her wide-ranging exam of the texts and pictures of the Hortus, their assets, composition, and serve as, Griffiths deals an built-in realizing of the total manuscript, one that highlights women's Latin studying and orthodox spirituality. The backyard of Delights contributes to a few of the main pressing questions touching on medieval spiritual ladies, the interaction of gender, spirituality, and highbrow engagement, to discussions referring to ladies scribes and writers, girls readers, lady authorship and authority, and the visible tradition of girl groups. it is going to be of curiosity to artwork historians, students of women's and gender experiences, historians of medieval faith, schooling, and theology, and literary students learning questions of girl authorship and versions of women's reading.

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Download German Colonialism: A Short History by Sebastian Conrad,Sorcha O'Hagan PDF

By Sebastian Conrad,Sorcha O'Hagan

Germany used to be a latecomer to the colonial global of the overdue 19th century yet this historical past of German colonialism makes transparent the wide-reaching effects of Germany's short-lived colonial venture. Sebastian Conrad charts the growth of the empire from its origins within the acquisition of considerable territories in today's Togo, Cameroon, Namibia and Tanzania to new settlements in East Asia and the Pacific and divulges the colonialist tradition which permeated the German state and its politics. Drawing at the wider background of eu growth and globalisation he highlights the shut interactions and shared vocabularies of the colonial powers and emphasises Germany's significant function within the interval of excessive imperialism earlier than 1914. Even past the professional finish of the empire in 1919 the search for Lebensraum and the expansion of the Nazi empire in jap Europe might be seen inside a framework of colonialism whose results resonate to the current day.

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Download Early Modern European Society by Henry Kamen PDF

By Henry Kamen

Drawing jointly universal positive factors of society from a number varied contexts all through Europe, from Italy and Spain to Poland and Russia, Early sleek eu Society surveys the sweeping alterations affecting Europe from the top of the 15th century to the early many years of the eighteenth century.


Henry Kamen comprises dialogue on:



  • European identities, frontiers and language

  • leisure, paintings and migration

  • religion, ritual and witchcraft

  • the aristocracy, the bourgeoisie and the poor

  • gender roles

  • social self-discipline and absolutism.

 


 

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Download Women in Early Modern Polish Society, Against the European by Maria Bogucka PDF

By Maria Bogucka

whereas some distance fewer reports on ladies and gender were released in Poland than within the West, the decade has noticeable growing to be curiosity in gender background between Polish students. the 1st common heritage of Polish ladies within the early glossy instances used to be released through Dr. Bogucka in Polish in 1998; the current examine constitutes a selection, in addition to a translation into English, of that seminal paintings. girls in Early glossy Polish Society, opposed to the eu historical past makes generally to be had to historians and women's stories students within the West a mass of data approximately ladies in Poland from the sixteenth to the 18th century, formerly inaccessible in Polish documents. within the preface, Bogucka issues to the necessity for theoretical mirrored image inside Polish reviews of women's heritage, and the necessity to strengthen usual techniques and phrases for the research of gender, to permit this learn to strengthen additional. She emphasizes that students of women's historical past needs to depend upon all files of a given epoch in the event that they are looking to study women's lives. city and rural documents (especially legislation court docket records), church data, deepest documents, diaries, noblemen's files, collections of sermons, final wills, inventories, belles letters, correspondence, are all resources which constantly include scattered direct or oblique info on ladies and gender kin. Bogucka examines the levels of the common woman's life-girl, married girl, widow-discussing their place within the kin and society, in addition to the societal alterations that happened during this sphere from the 16th to the eighteenth century. She additionally seems to be, between different issues, on the function of women's paintings within the nation-state and in cities in accordance with social prestige and schooling; spiritual lifestyles, which provided chances to ladies to seem and to behave outdoor the house; the impression of Reformation at the scenario of girls; the participation of girls within the production and intake of tradition; and women's roles in political existence. ultimately, she areas her dialogue of Polish ladies in comparative context, exploring the felony prestige and common state of affairs of ladies in Poland opposed to these in Western nations - Germany, France and England - in addition to imperative and japanese Europe-Hungary, Bohemia, and Russia.

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Download The Enlightenment in Iberia and Ibero-America (Iberian and by Professor Brian Hamnett PDF

By Professor Brian Hamnett

This e-book discusses responses to the demanding situations confronted through diversified Iberian imperial platforms of their fight to maintain territorial integrity and monetary pursuits within the face of foreign pageant. in the course of a so-called interval of ‘Enlightened Despotism’, absolutist governments in Spain and Portugal sought to harness Enlightenment principles to their guidelines of reform. The Iberian Enlightenment, despite the fact that, didn't depend completely on executive sponsorship – it had present foundations in sixteenth-century Spanish humanism and next makes an attempt at reform, and knowledgeable contributors in significant towns often operated independently of presidency. The Enlightenment contributed drastically to the provision of strength political recommendations to the pressing topic of political prestige, within the try to remodel absolutist governments into constitutional structures and drawing within the procedure at the buildings of medieval foundations, modern revolutions or much less radical constitutional monarchies, or a mixture of resources extra heavily aligned with Ibero-American realities.

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Download Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce: A Socioeconomic History by Cormac Ó Gráda PDF

By Cormac Ó Gráda

James Joyce's Leopold Bloom--the atheistic Everyman of Ulysses, son of a Hungarian Jewish father and an Irish Protestant mother--may have became the world's literary eyes on Dublin, yet those that glance to him for heritage should still reassess. He may perhaps hardly ever were a manufactured from the city's bona fide Jewish group, the place intermarriage with outsiders was once infrequent and piety was once said. In Jewish eire within the Age of Joyce, a number one fiscal historian tells the genuine tale of ways Jewish Ireland--and Dublin's Little Jerusalem in particular--made ends meet from the 1870s, whilst the 1st Lithuanian Jewish immigrants landed in Dublin, to the overdue Nineteen Forties, prior to the group begun its dramatic decline.

In 1866--the yr Bloom was once born--Dublin's Jewish inhabitants rarely existed, and at the eve of global struggle I it numbered slightly 3 thousand. yet this small workforce of individuals quick chanced on an monetary area of interest in an period of melancholy, and constructed an incredibly vivid internet of institutions.

In a richly special, elegantly written combination of old, financial, and demographic research, Cormac Ó Gráda examines the demanding situations this group confronted. He asks how its styles of kid rearing, education, and cultural and non secular habit motivated its marital, fertility, and infant-mortality premiums. He argues that the community's small dimension formed its occupational profile and inspired its acculturation; it additionally compromised its viability within the lengthy run.

Jewish eire within the Age of Joyce offers a desirable portrait of a gaggle of individuals in an not going situation who, even though small in quantity, comprised Ireland's so much resilient immigrant neighborhood till the Celtic Tiger's immigration surge of the 1990s.

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