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Playing with radio waves : radio amateurs in Russia, 1920-1930s

Author: RYBKINA, Ekaterina
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: The thesis is devoted to the history of radio communication in Russia, investigating how, where, and for what purposes radio enthusiasts constructed…

A ‘Global’ casa : the Bouligny Family (1700-1800)

Author: HERNÁNDEZ SAU, Pablo
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: A Global casa? The Boulignys (1700-1790) is a global microhistory about an eighteenth-century family characterized by their mobility, the Boulignys.…

Le monde au bout des doigts : François Le Large, le globe de Coronelli et les cultures géographiques dans la France de Louis XIV

Author: VAILLY, Martin
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: My doctoral thesis explores the constitution of the geographical cultures of the French elite and courtiers at the end of the reign of Louis XIV,…

Les professionnels de bouche français dans la Suède gustavienne (1750-1820)

Author: BELLAMY, Charlotte
Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2020
Year: 2020
Abstract: Cette thèse explore, à travers la mise en exergue et l’analyse de sources variées et souvent méconnues, les parcours de professionnels de bouche…

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…
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