Series

Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman

Erik Hedling (ed.) | Ingmar Bergman. An Enduring Legacy | Lund University Press 9 | 2021

This unique collection focuses on the work of legendary Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman. Written in the wake of the centenary of Bergman's birth in 2018, the volume aims to combine new approaches to Bergman's films and writings with more traditional analyses. Established themes such ...

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The Environmental Turn in Postwar Sweden

The Environmental Turn in Postwar Sweden

David Larsson Heidenblad | The Environmental Turn in Postwar Sweden. A New History of Knowledge | Lund University Press 8 | 2021

The Stockholm Conference of 1972 drew the world's attention to the global environmental crisis, but for people in Sweden the threat was nothing new. Anyone who read the papers or watched the television news was already familiar with the issues. Five years early, in the summer of 1967, ...

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Colonial Powers and Ethiopian Frontiers 1880-1884

Colonial Powers and Ethiopian Frontiers 1880-1884

Sven Rubenson, Amsalu Aklilu, Shiferaw Bekele, Samuel Rubenson (ed.) | Colonial Powers and Ethiopian Frontiers 1880-1884 | Lund University Press 4 | 2021

Colonial powers and Ethiopian frontiers 1880-1884 is the fourth volume of Acta Aethiopica, a series that presents original Ethiopian documents of nineteenth-century Ethiopian history with English translations and scholarly notes. The documents have been collected from dozens of ...

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Heritopia

Heritopia

Jes Wienberg | Heritopia. World Heritage and modernity | Lund University Press | 2021

Heritopia investigates the meanings of the past in the present, focusing on Abu Simbel in Egypt and other World Heritage sites. It explores and resolves a number of paradoxes: the past is impossible to preserve for eternity; all preservation implies change; preservation of one site ...

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Incest in Sweden 1680–1940

Incest in Sweden 1680–1940

Bonnie Clementsson | Incest in Sweden 1680–1940. A history of forbidden relations | Lund University Press | 2020

In early modern Sweden, if a man and his deceased wife's sister were found guilty of engaging in sexual intercourse they would be sentenced to death by beheading. Today the same relationship is not even illegal. Covering the period 1680-1940, this book analyses both incest crimes and ...

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Subsidies, Diplomacy and State Formation in Europe, 1494–1789

Subsidies, Diplomacy and State Formation in Europe, 1494–1789

Svante Norrhem, Erik Thomson (ed.) | Subsidies, Diplomacy and State Formation in Europe, 1494–1789. Economies of Allegiance | Lund University Press | 2020

This book examines early modern politics, diplomacy and finance by looking at the transfer of money and other resources between sovereigns in return for military or political service, often known as the payment of 'subsidies'. Focusing on payments made by the French crown, the ...

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Overwhelmed by overflows?

Overwhelmed by overflows?

Barbara Czarniawska, Orvar Löfgren (ed.) | Overwhelmed by overflows? How people and organizations create and manage excess | Lund University Press | 2019

This transdisciplinary volume investigates the ways in which people and organisations deal with the overflow of information, goods or choices. It explores two main themes: the emergence of overflows and the management of overflows, in the sense of either controlling or coping with ...

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Exposed

Exposed

Mia-Marie Hammarlin | Exposed. Living with scandal, rumour, and gossip | Lund University Press | 2019

This book illuminates the personal experience of being at the centre of a media scandal. The existential level of that experience is highlighted by means of the application of ethnological and phenomenological perspectives to extensive empirical material drawn from a Swedish context. ...

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Scepticism and Belief in Witchcraft Drama, 1538-1681

Scepticism and Belief in Witchcraft Drama, 1538-1681

Eric Pudney | Scepticism and Belief in Witchcraft Drama, 1538-1681 | Lund University Press | 2019

This is a study of the representation of witches in early modern English drama, organised around the themes of scepticism and belief. It covers the entire early modern period, including the Restoration, and pays particular attention to three plays in which witchcraft is central: The ...

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Humboldt and the Modern German University

Humboldt and the Modern German University

Johan Östling | Humboldt and the Modern German University. An Intellectual History | Lund University Press | 2018

This book is about the idea of the university in modern Germany. Its primary focus is how the Humboldtian tradition was transformed and how it gave direction to debates around higher education. By combining approaches from intellectual history, conceptual history and the history of ...

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