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Digital Humanities in der internationalen Schulbuchforschung

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ISBN: 9783847109532 9783737009539 Year: Language: German
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103654
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Der Einzug digitaler Techniken in die geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung bringt neue Chancen, aber auch Herausforderungen mit sich. Dieser Band beleuchtet, welche Projekte das Georg-Eckert-Institut entwickelt, um die Potentiale der Digital Humanities für die Schulbuchforschung zu erkunden und nutzbar zu machen. Wie werden Daten akquiriert und aufbereitet? Wie Informationen daraus gewonnen? Wie werden diese zugänglich gemacht und zur Nachnutzung zur Verfügung gestellt? Zu Wort kommen neben den Entwicklerinnen und Entwicklern digitaler Forschungsinfrastrukturen auch diejenigen, die die Anwendungen nutzen.

The Eastern Question or Balkan Nationalism(s)

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ISBN: 9783847108306 9783737008303 Year: DOI: 10.14220/9783737008303 Language: English
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103605
Subject: History
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This volume is critical to the two dominant historiographical paradigms on the topic of Balkan revolutions. This new treatment does not adopt a description of the national movements resulting from the dissolution of the territories of the “Sick man of Europe” from the Great European Powers (Eastern Question Paradigm). Nor is it based on the autonomous process of repetitive awakenings of sleeping Nations, drugged from the Oriental influence of their ruler (Balkan Nationalism Paradigm). Instead, the author attempts a classification as well as a new description of the Balkan national movements as a continuous feedback with the internal sociopolitical schisms in Western Europe, as expressed in the great revolutionary crises from the end of the eighteenth to the beginning of the twentieth century.

Escaping Poverty

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ISBN: 9783847101680 Year: Language: English
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100299
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One of the biggest debates in economic history deals with the Great Divergence. How can we explain that at a certain moment in time (the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries) a certain part of the world (the West) escaped from general poverty and became much richer than it had ever been before and than the rest of the world? Many prominent scholars discussed this question and came up with many different answers. This book provides a systematic analysis of the most important of those answers by means of an analysis of possible explanations in terms of natural resources, labour, capital, the division of labour and market exchange, accumulation and innovation, and as potential underlying determining factors institutions and culture. The author juxtaposes the views of economists / social scientists and of global historians and systematically compares Great Britain and China to illustrate his position.

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economics

Fachspezifische und fachübergreifende Argumentation am Beispiel von Schöpfung und Evolution

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ISBN: 9783847105060 Year: Pages: 561 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - PUB 330
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The study is in the German-speaking area the first and only one, which empirically evaluates the argumentation skills of students (n=48) at the high school level. It furthermore draws consequences for the research in youth theology. As the technical didactical background served creation as a narration about a good beginning, and evolution as a description of the origin and development of different species. This made it possible to explore the communication form „arguing“ in this fundamental research of the pedagogy of religion not only subject-specific but across different subjects. The results show that the researched students argue and thereby use different patterns subject-specific but also across different subjects. However, it remains unclear, whether they use these patterns consciously.

Geschichtsmythen über Hispanoamerika

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ISBN: 9783847102045 Pages: 246 Seiten Language: German
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - PUB 106
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There are numerous popular myths concerning Hispanic America in German and Austrian textbooks from the first decade of the 21st century, and thus there is a big gap between historical narratives in textbooks and the scientific historical discourse. An analysis of textbooks from four centuries shows, that some of the myths were introduced into the textbooks in the twentieth century – for example the “myth of the flat earth” of medieval times. The myths relating to Hispanic America and the images and assumptions they conveyed were important to many different groups throughout history, became incorporated into collective memory and were uncritically incorporated into German and Austrian textbooks.

Gezähnte Geschichte

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ISBN: 9783847109372 9783737009379 Year: DOI: 10.14220/9783737009379 Language: German
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103652
Subject: Science (General)
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Sich mit Briefmarken zu befassen, sie zu sammeln, zu sichten und zu besprechen, gilt auch heute noch als eines der Standardbeispiele für das, was im alltäglichen Sprachgebrauch als Hobby bezeichnet wird. Den Status einer anerkannten Hilfswissenschaft der Geschichtswissenschaft hat die Philatelie, im Gegensatz zur Numismatik oder Heraldik, nie erreicht. Und obgleich mehrere Turns der Wissenschaftslandschaft diese doch hätten erfassen müssen, man denke etwa an den Iconic Turn, den Material Turn oder auch die entstehende Visual History, blieb die Philatelie und insbesondere die Briefmarke und deren Wert für die Geschichtswissenschaft bis heute nahezu unbeleuchtet. Der vorliegende Band versucht, dies zu ändern und führt in exemplarischen Analysen vor, wovon diese Kommunikationsmittel Zeugnis ablegen.

Narratology, Hermeneutics, and Midrash

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Book Series: Poetics, Exegesis and Narrative - Band 002 ISBN: 9783847103080 Year: Language: English
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100359
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The contributions compiled in this volume comprise studies of Jewish texts – biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and modern – as well as of patristic and medieval Christian texts, and in one case, a passage of the Muslim text par excellence, the Quran. The authors, scholars in the fields of Jewish Studies, Catholic and Protestant Theology, Islamic Studies, German philology etc., invited to reflect on texts of their respective disciplines in context-sensitive interpretations, taking into account the link connecting Midrash, hermeneutics, and narrative, provide illuminating narratological and/or hermeneutical insights into the texts in question. The interdisciplinary dialogue that characterized the conference “Narratology, Hermeneutics, and Midrash” that gave rise to the volume proves to be rich and full of potential for further research in the direction proposed by the Series Poetics, Exegesis and Narrative. Studies in Jewish literature and art.

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theology

New Approaches to the Analysis of Jihadism

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Book Series: Studying Jihadism - Band 001 ISBN: 9783899719000 Year: Language: English
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100358
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Jihadism has been an important issue of public discussions since 9/11. Internet media have been used by Jihadis as means of communication, propaganda, recruitment, and even training purposes. In this volume, the processes of interaction on Jihadi internet sites are analysed. Particular attention lays on the mechanisms of spread of propaganda via the internet by diverse technical means. The process of transformation of Islamic knowledge into Jihadi knowledge, the rhetorics of videos, the development of South Asian Jihadi organisations and some conceptual issues are discussed.

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theology

Pfade in die Krise

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ISBN: 9783737008358 Year: DOI: 10.14220/9783737008358 Language: German
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103502
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Why is it so diffcult for companies like Schlecker to leave once chosen paths of strategic development at the right time, and to rearrange their strategies when faced with new environmental challenges? This paper shows with a perspective on organizational path dependence theory how economic und social mechanisms might favour the reproduction of established strategies - and at the same time complicate leaving the strategical development paths even more. The part of familial influence on decision processes is researched and the factor of family in the formation of strategic path dependence is inquired based on qualitative case studies.

Schulbuch und religiöse Vielfalt

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ISBN: 9783737007481 Year: Language: German
Publisher: V&R unipress Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103655
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Wie wird Religion in Bildung und Schulbüchern präsentiert? Religionsbezogene Analysen in Geschichts-, Ethik und Religionsschulbüchern unterschiedlicher Länder ergeben hinsichtlich der Konstruktion religiöser Vielfalt ein disparates Bild. Deutlich wird allerdings, dass alle Schulfächer im Hinblick auf religiöse und weltanschauliche Vielfalt vor ähnlichen Herausforderungen stehen. Eine Reihe von Beiträgen zeigt, dass Religionen in Bildungsmedien bisher nicht in ihren Wandlungen in den Blick genommen werden und die Grenzziehung zwischen Religion und »Nicht-Religion« unterbestimmt bleibt. Klar wird auch, dass die Debatte um den angemessenen Bildungszugang zu Religion in demokratischen Gesellschaften wieder an Dynamik gewonnen hat.

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