History and Culture: Essays on the European Past

Edited by Nicholas C.J. Pappas

ISBN: 978-960-9549-40-0, 400 pages

First published in 2012 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 50 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Electronic copy: 30

 

Table of Contents

Preface

Gregory T. Papanikos

1

Introduction and Acknowledgements

Nicholas C.J. Pappas

3

Part I: Medieval and Early Modern Legacies

1.

Contemplating the Stars and Comprehending Humanitas: Thomas Aquinas on Astrology and the Essence of what it is to be Human

Scott E. Hendrix

11

2.

From Military Skills to Honourable Games; Crossbow Competitions in Audenarde (Flanders) in the Later Middle Ages

Laura Crombie

23

3.

The Scientific Contribution of the Holistic Concepts of Benedikt Kotruljević to European and Global Economic Thought

Ljerka Cerović, Đurđica Jurić and Sanja Mudrić

33

4.

Rubens and Early Modern Painted Political Philosophy

Katerina Georgoulia

45

Part II: 18th and 19th Century Culture

5.

The Transnational Dimensions of Jesuit Theological Enlightenment: Father Claude G. Buffier in the Scottish and French Enlightenments

Jeffrey D. Burson

61

6.

Thomas Hope's Use of Engravings from Books in his Library

Frances Van Keuren

73

7.

Classical Fantasies and Modern Realities: Nineteenth-Century European Views of Race, Fat, and Desire

Christopher E. Forth

93

8.

The Dramatic and Anxious Anticipation of a Unique Building in Istanbul: The Greek Orphanage in Prinkipo

Eva Aleksandru Şarlak

103

Part III: The Evolution of Croatian Nationalism

9.

Nation and National Identity Formation/Construction: The Case of Croatia

Martina Topić

121

10.

A Fair Union Between Croatia and Hungary: A Critical Overview of a Croatian Policy in the 19th Century

Željko Holjevac

141

Part IV: Britain and Ireland in the 19th Century

11.

Fighting over a Grave: Funeral Fights in Nineteenth Century Ireland

Diego Albano

157

12.

The Introduction of Physical Recreations into the British Young Mens Christian Associations

Geoff Spurr

169

13.

What Hath God Wrought? Ireland The Hub of the Nineteenth-Century World?

Christine Kinealy, Barry Quest and Wilson Gunn

185

14.

1845-1914: A Fine Time to Have Been Mad and Poor in England

Diane Carpenter

197

Part V: Issues in European Historiography

15.

Who Owns the Middle Ages? Competing Versions of National Identity in France and England in the Late Nineteenth Century

Martha Vicinus

213

16.

Carl Schmitt, Erik Peterson, and Ernst Kantorowicz: On the Historical Origins and Emergence of Political Theology as a Historiographical Category

Lester L. Field

223

Part VI: Aspects of Culture in the Last Hundred Years

17.

The Modern Dance History in Germany from Rudolf Von Laban to Pina Bausch: German Modern Dance Creates Modernist Tanztheater in the World

Selçuk Göldere

239

18.

When Antiquity Becomes Sacred: Italian Fascist Romanità as Biopolitics and Myth in the Making

Jan Nelis

247

19.

Protection of Historical and Artistic Heritage in the Estado Novo Regime: The Impact of Law in the Preservation of the Architectural Heritage

Helena Marques da Silva Pedreirinho

261

20.

C.P. Snows Mythical British Atomic Bomb

Terrance L. Lewis

269

21.

Obscenity Not Only Sexual: The Trial of Cains Book

Francine A. Becker

279

22.

Berlin Wall Culture

Petermichal von Bawey

287


23.

ALiberating Effect? Remarks on the Film, The Downfall, and Recent Manifestations of Collective Memory in Germany

Jürgen Pelzer

307

Part VII: War and Peace in the Twentieth Century

24.

From the Ethnikos Dikhasmos to the Ethnike Katastrophe (1916-1923): Eleftherios Venizelos and King Constantine I

George Kaloudis

317

25.

The Effects of Organization Memory: British Diplomacy in Bulgaria, 1935-1938

R. Glenn Leonard

329

26.

American Quakers and Refugees from Nazism

Haim Genizi

341

27.

The Influence of World War Two on Child Psychology in Britain: Susan Isaacs, Anna Freud, John Bowlby and Donald Winnicott

Angela Davis

351

28.

The West European Latecomer: Human Rights in Danish Development Aid, 1970-2008

Kristine Midtgaard

363

29.

When West Meets the Balkans: Viewing the Swedish NGO Kvinna Till Kvinnas Aid Practice in Post-War Bosnia-Herzegovina through a Post-Colonial Lens?

Sanela Bajramović Jusufbegović

375