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Author: Maciej Górny

to be the nation state: “We do not see the state as an organism because it is a combination of a living nation and the hard earth, but because mutual influences make this combination so strong that the two come to form a single entity which cannot be set apart without putting it to death.” 12 The War

In: Science embattled

actions and motivations were thus underpinned by traditional practicality. In contrast, liberals and Romantics were well aware of the improbability of constructing a German state, and focused instead on the nation as a living organism unbound from political reality. Hobsbawm asserts that the nation can be

In: War and Memorials
Author: Sarah Betts

commemorated event will play a leading role in the communal ritual, one that combines both that of chief mourner, and of a living, mobile accessory to the permanent monumental structures and carvings. Thus, they pay tribute to fallen comrades whilst at the same time receiving tribute from succeeding

In: War and Memorials
Author: Maciej Górny

margins of these reflections – the question of whether centuries of living side-by-side with Tatar nomads had led to the ‘Mongolisation’ of the Ukrainians as well. 51 This thesis was developed in a study by Hella Pöch, published after the death of her husband. Here she summarily rejected a truism of

In: Science embattled
Author: Maciej Górny

became a tool for segregation and institution of hierarchies. Hopes that racial anthropology would render this discourse more scientific eventually proved to have been in vain. 95 A conglomerate of scientific and para-scientific beliefs concerning race also affected other aspects of social life

In: Science embattled
Author: Maciej Górny

and British servicewomen. Like the soldiers from French and British colonies, these women supposedly supplied a living proof of the disastrous situation of the enemy, forced to tap into presumably worthless human reserves. 57 One of the figures most commonly lampooned by the propaganda apparatuses of

In: Science embattled
Author: Andrea Guidi

permanent basis meant reassessing the role of the Tuscan lower classes, including peasants living in rural areas. As explained above, one of the goals of his military project was to overcome the traditional separation between the city and the territories. Despite his efforts to create a sense of cohesion

In: Books, People, and Military Thought

period, the book functioned as a moral exemple of the virtuous life. Peiresc, living in southern France (Provence), maintaining an extensive correspondence with scholars all over Europe, and dedicated to the art of collecting, organizing, and studying, seems to have embodied certain exemplary virtues

In: Journal of Early Modern History

’s occupational lifetime and was thus a common but temporary stage in the life-cycle of many coastal dwellers. Others, who remained sailors for longer periods, passed quickly through the rank of seaman as they secured promotion to mate and captain. We now know that at least in New Eng- land, seafarers probably

In: Journal of Early Modern History
Author: Anna Busquets

directly discuss the matter with the Fujianese clan leader. Two Spanish captains living in Manila, Don Andrés Cueto and Pedro de Villavicencia, were appointed as ambassadors in the name of the Spanish King. The situation was critical enough to have them leave Manila during a monsoon, exposing the envoys to

In: Journal of Early Modern History