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Published: 27 August 2015

364 Pages


ISBN: 9780198745532

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Civilizing Emotions

Concepts in Nineteenth Century Asia and Europe

Margrit Pernau, Helge Jordheim, Orit Bashkin, Christian Bailey, Oleg Benesch, Jan Ifversen, Mana Kia, Rochona Majumdar, Angelika C. Messner, Myoung-kyu Park, Emmanuelle Saada, Mohinder Singh, and Einar Wigen

Emotions in History

  • A new global perspective on how the concepts of civility and civilization informed the history of emotions
  • Contributes to the growing areas of the history of emotions, global history, and the history of concepts
  • Contains a unique in-depth study of a concept in thirteen different languages
  • Provides detailed case studies on how the concepts travelled, not only from Europe to the colonies, but also within different regions

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