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The Cultural Values of Europe

Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315800
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is the cultural identity of Europe? Are there specifically European values? Questions such as these are at the centre of a considerable number of political and scholarly debates in contemporary ... More


The Cultural Values of Europe: An Introduction

Hans Joas

in The Cultural Values of Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311383.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter explores the definition of European values and Europe's cultural tradition. It also summarises the axial age character of the traditions that shaped Europe and lists some ... More


Ritual of Memory in Constructing the Modern Identity of Eastern European Romanies

Slawomir Kapraiski (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which cultural tradition may be associated with memories of the Holocaust. It looks at the ‘Romani Caravan of Memory’, an annual pilgrimage made by Polish Romanies ... More


Paradoxical Encounters: The Essay as a Space of Globalization in Montaigne’s ‘Des Cannibales’ and Maryse Condé’s ‘O Brave New World’

Eva Sansavior

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the cultural history of globalization by focusing on the genre of the essay as a site of paradoxical trans-historical and transcultural encounters. Reading against the grain of ... More


Introduction: Locating the English Diaspora: Problems, Perspectives and Approaches

Tanja Bueltmann, David T. Gleeson, and Donald M. MacRaild

in Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318191
eISBN:
9781846317712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317712.001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the history the ‘invisible’ English Diaspora during the period from 1500 to 2010. This volume attempts to locate the hidden ... More


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