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Cultures and Practices of Coexistence from the Thirteenth Through the Seventeenth Centuries
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Marco Folin, Antonio Musarra
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-07 - Publisher: Routledge

This book focuses on the ethnically composite, heterogeneous, mixed nature of the Mediterranean cities and their cultural heritage between the late middle ages and early modern times. How did it affect the cohabitation among different people and cultures on the urban scene? How did it mold the shape and image
The Cultural Life of Risk and Innovation
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Chia Yin Hsu, Thomas M. Luckett, Erika Vause
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-30 - Publisher: Routledge

How did "innovation" become something to strive for, an end in itself? And how did "the market" come to be thought of as the space of innovation? This edited volume provides the first historical examination of how innovations are conceived, marketed, navigated and legitimated from a global perspective that highlights
Controversial Heritage and Divided Memories from the Nineteenth Through the Twentieth Centuries
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Marco Folin, Heleni Porfyriou
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-07 - Publisher: Routledge

What is the role of cultural heritage in multi-ethnic societies, where cultural memory is often polarized by antagonistic identity traditions? Is it possible for monuments that are generally considered as a symbol of national unity to become emblems of the conflictual histories still undermining divided societies? Taking as a starting
Negotiating Memory from the Romans to the Twenty-First Century
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Øivind Fuglerud, Kjersti Larsen, Marina Prusac-Lindhagen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Manipulation of the past and forced erasure of memories have been global phenomena throughout history, spanning a varied repertoire from the destruction or alteration of architecture, sites, and images, to the banning or imposing of old and new practices. The present volume addresses these questions comparatively across time and geography,
Science in the Metropolis
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Mitchell G. Ash
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-26 - Publisher: Routledge

This book presents new research on spaces for science and processes of interurban and transnational knowledge transfer and exchange in the imperial metropolis of Vienna in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters discuss Habsburg science policy, metropolitan natural history museums, large technical projects including the Ringstrasse and water