Civilizing emotions : concepts in nineteenth-century Asia by Margrit Pernau, Helge Jordheim, Orit Bashkin, Christian PDF

By Margrit Pernau, Helge Jordheim, Orit Bashkin, Christian Bailey, Oleg Benesch, Jan Ifversen, Mana Kia, Rochona Majumdar, Angelika C. Messner

ISBN-10: 0198745532

ISBN-13: 9780198745532

Before everything of the twenty-first century, the vocabulary of civility and civilization is especially a lot on the vanguard of political debate. every one of these debates continue as though the that means of those phrases have been self-evident. this is often the place Civilizing feelings intervenes, tracing the heritage of the recommendations of civility and civilization and therefore including a degree of self-reflexivity to the current debates. not like previous Read more...

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strains the historical past of the thoughts of civility and civilization in nineteenth-century Europe and Asia and explores why and the way feelings have been an asset in civilizing peoples and societies - their Read more...

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Karl Löwith, Meaning in History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1950). 44. See Chapter 4, German. 45. See the sections on pan-Islam in the chapters on Ottoman Turkish (Chapter 5), Arabic (Chapter 6), Persian (Chapter 7), and Urdu (Chapter 8). 46. See Chapter 3, French. 47. See Chapter 1, Scandinavian languages, and Chapter 3, British English. 48. ), Studies in Settler Colonialism: Politics, Identity and Culture (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), 10–28. 49. ’. 50. See Chapter 7, Persian.

50. See Chapter 7, Persian. 51. See Chapter 13, Korean. 52. Falko Schmieder, ‘On the Beginnings and Early Discussions of the Metaphor Survival of the Fittest’, Contributions to the History of Concepts, 6/2 (2011), 53–68. 53. See Chapter 8, Urdu. 54. See Chapter 1, Scandinavian languages. 55. Homi Bhaba, ‘Of Mimicry and Man: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse’, in Homi Bhaba, The Location of Culture (London: Routledge, 1994), 121–31. 56. Dieter Rucht, ‘Civil Society and Civility in Twentieth-Century Theorising’, European Review of History, 18/3 (2011), 387–407.

2 Thus, the first stanza of the Swedish national anthem begins by addressing the land, as ‘ancient’, ‘free’, and ‘mountainous’, and ends by enumerating the different parts of the Swedish landscape: the sun, the sky, and the green meadows. Similarly, the Danish anthem begins by invoking ‘a lovely land’, and then describes the landscape, the waves, the beaches, the hills, and the valleys. And, 26 The Nature of Civilization in Scandinavia finally, the land to which the Norwegian anthem declares its love, is said to ‘rise forth’, ‘rugged, weathered, above the sea, with the thousand homes’.

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