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Doing Anthropology in Wartime and War Zones

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Book Series: Histoire ISBN: 9783837614220 9783839414224 Year: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14361/transcript.9783839414224 Language: English
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101944
Subject: History
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World War I marks a well-known turning point in anthropology, and this volume is the first to examine the variety of forms it took in Europe. Distinct national traditions emerged and institutes were founded, partly due to collaborations with the military. Researchers in the cultural sciences used war zones to gain access to »informants«: prisoner-of-war and refugee camps, occupied territories, even the front lines. Anthropologists tailored their inquiries to aid the war effort, contributed to interpretations of the war as a »struggle« between »races«, and assessed the »warlike« nature of the Balkan region, whose crises were key to the outbreak of the Great War.

Dinge sammeln, Wissen schaffen

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Book Series: Edition Museum ISBN: 9783839437018 9783837637014 Year: Pages: 424 DOI: 10.14361/9783839437018 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Subject: History
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From how the mammoth came to the museum to how scientific facts emerged from the collected artifacts - a history of scientific collections.

Experimentieren

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Book Series: Science Studies ISBN: 9783839446386 9783837646382 Year: Pages: 362 DOI: 10.14361/9783839446386 Language: German
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Subject: Science (General)
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The volume offers an inventory of contemporary experimental cultures in the conflicting area between science and design and outlines a praxeology of the experiment.

Epistemologien des Umgebens

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Book Series: Edition Medienwissenschaft ISBN: 9783839448397 9783837648393 Year: Pages: 562 DOI: 10.14361/9783839448397 Language: German
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Subject: Media and communication
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The rise of the term "environment" to describe the present marks the influence that reflection on environmental relations and the possibility of engineering artificial environments have gained since the mid-nineteenth century. In closed artificial worlds such as space stations or artificial ecosystems, the entanglement of the "environment" with the surrounding organisms becomes the subject of a biopolitics that today opens up new spaces in autonomous environmental control technologies. Florian Sprenger pursues this transformation of ecological environmental knowledge with the aim of better understanding current technologies, making the term understandable and highlighting the biopolitical dimension of each ecology.

Gesundheitswissen in der Schule

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Book Series: Pädagogik ISBN: 9783839435137 9783837635133 Year: Pages: 310 DOI: 10.14361/9783839435137 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Subject: Education
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What influence did doctors have on schools? A study on school hygiene from the middle of the 19th century onwards.

Archäologische Untersuchungen

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Book Series: Histoire ISBN: 9783839435861 9783837635867 Year: Pages: 246 DOI: 10.14361/9783839435861 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Subject: History
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How does time figure in archeology? This volume shows how the past can emerge as history and the reason why a part of human history was temporalized into a Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age.

Fiasko – Scheitern in der Frühen Neuzeit -- Beiträge zur Kulturgeschichte des Misserfolgs

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Book Series: Histoire ISBN: 9783839427828 9783837627824 Year: Pages: 224 DOI: 10.14361/9783839427828 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: OGeSoMo
Subject: History
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This volume elaborates the mostly unwritten history of failure for the Early Modern period with case studies from English Studies, History, German Studies, and Theology.

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