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...Julie V. Gottlieb and Judith Szapor, with Tiina Lintunen (on Finland) and Dagmar Wernitznig (on Rosika Schwimmer)There can be no doubt that the First World War and its immediate aftermath represented a watershed in the history of women...

Object in focus 4: Comfort compromised? The ‘bachelor box’ in Finland at the turn of the twentieth century

The Comforts of Home in Western Europe, 1700–1900

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book Chapter

...In Finnish periodicals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, bachelors’ apartments were often described as cold, bleak, lonely, sad, small, dark and empty. See for example, Bor, ‘Meidän lähimmäisiämme’, Oulun ilmoituslehti, 8...

English Luxuries in Nineteenth-Century Vyborg

A Taste for Luxury in Early Modern Europe : Display, Acquisition and Boundaries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...In August 1802, Johan Friedrich Hackman, a prominent merchant of Vyborg in present-day Finland,I have chosen to use the name Vyborg, when referring the town of Vyborg/Wyborg/Viborg/Wiborg/Wijborg/Wybourg/Viipuri/Выборг. The town, during its...

The Finnish Sauna and Its Finnishness

Water, Leisure and Culture : European Historical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

Book Chapter

...The sauna is generally regarded as a Finnish phenomenon both within and outside Finland. However, other forms of sauna bathing have been practised widely throughout the northern Eurasian coniferous zone. The sauna experience was also known...