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The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Welfare Machine: Immigration and Social Democracy in Twentieth-Century Sweden

Carly Elizabeth Schall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456671
eISBN:
9781501704093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456671.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Sweden is well known for the success of its welfare state. Many believe that success was made possible in part by the country's ethnic homogeneity and that the increased diversity of Sweden's ... More


Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish experience in the Second World War

John Gilmour

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627462
eISBN:
9780748671274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627462.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This history of Sweden (Sverige) led by Per Albin Hansson during the Second World War (Andra världskriget) is intended both for English-speaking readers and Nordic readers in search of a key to the ... More


Introduction

Carly Elizabeth Schall

in The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Welfare Machine: Immigration and Social Democracy in Twentieth-Century Sweden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456671
eISBN:
9781501704093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456671.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the Swedish welfare state and the theoretical frameworks that inform this study. It asserts that Sweden's economic development was the product of a ... More


Introduction: Johan Hjerpe and Enlightenment

in Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235835
eISBN:
9781846312632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235835.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Born in Stockholm in 1765, Johan Hjerpe left a large collection of literary works, including a voluminous diary, historical writings about Stockholm and world history, a book of poems, and an account ... More


Burghers, common folk and books

in Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235835
eISBN:
9781846312632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235835.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the change in people's relationship to the printed word, especially during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and places the printed word at the centre of interest ... More


The individual and history

in Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235835
eISBN:
9781846312632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235835.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the 1960s, many scholars embraced the notion that history should be depicted as a social history which characterised the joys, struggles, and hardships of ordinary people. Social history studies ... More


Epilogue: In retrospect

in Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235835
eISBN:
9781846312632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235835.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book has explored the link between Johan Hjerpe and Enlightenment, in part because Enlightenment played a very prominent role in the social debate during the reign of Gustavus III as king of ... More


The International Human Genetics Community Faces Nazi Germany

in The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226891767
eISBN:
9780226891798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226891798.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the reaction of the international human genetics community to the use of its science by Nazi Germany. It analyzes the critical position of the so-called reform eugenicist in the ... More


The Porn Wave

in Before Porn Was Legal: The Erotica Empire of Beate Uhse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226325217
eISBN:
9780226325231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226325231.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the sex wave in West Germany into the porn wave period. During this period, publishers shed all pretence of scholarly or artistic refinement in their ... More


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