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Engineering, resources and nature : Organisation Todt in Finland 1941-1944

Author: LUNDEMO, Mari Olafson
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: Organisation Todt (OT) was a product of the Third Reich and had a central role as assistant of the Wehrmacht during the Second World War. Starting…

Hegel and the representative constitution

Author: BUCHETMANN, Elias
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: This thesis makes the case for reading G.W.F. Hegel’s Philosophy of Right from 1820 as a pertinent contribution to the public debate on the…

Inside the island of Manila : mobility and friction in an eighteenth-century hinterland

Author: DIZON, Mark Alexander
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: Mobility and friction characterized the interactions in the hinterland of the island of Manila in the eighteenth century. Although historical actors…

Overcoming uncertainty : Moscow merchants’ wealth and inheritance in the second half of the nineteenth century

Author: PAVLENKO, Olga
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: In recent years, there has been an explosion of literature about material inequality and the historical linkages between socio-economic disparities…

Mediating the land, landing the media Soviet Ukrainian television and popular media culture, 1957-1989

Author: SHUMYLOVYCH, Bohdan
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: This thesis considers period between the late 1950s, when television was commenced in many places of UkrSSR, and late 1980s, when various groups used…

In pursuit of the world’s trade : Tuscan and Genoese attempts to enter trans-oceanic trade in the seventeenth century

Author: TOSCO, Giorgio-Giòrs
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: In this dissertation, I analyze how two Italian states, the Republic of Genoa and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, tried to enter trans-oceanic trade in…

Bolsheviks’ great expectations : Sovietizing Jews in the Ukrainian province, 1919-1930

Author: BATSMAN, Maryna
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2019
Year: 2019
Abstract: This dissertation examines the Sovietization of Jews in the interwar Ukrainian province. It is concerned with the transformation of Jewish life…

Capital in banking : an analysis of the role of capital in British and Swiss banking, 1830-1990

Author: AMREIN, Simon
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2019
Year: 2019
Abstract: Capital in banking is a central pillar of financial regulation. In the wake of the last financial crisis, the low levels of capital have become a…
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