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The Ties That Bind

A Cultural History of Marriage in the Age of Empires Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...This chapter focuses on marriages in Europe and Asia during the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Marriage is the tie that binds a couple together, secures the stability and well-being of the household, guarantees specific...

The Empty Core of Western Aesthetics

Oriental Interiors: Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...The Bloomsbury aesthetic of E. M. Forster that such critics as S. P. Rosenbaum and Ann Banfield identify in their analysis of the modernist movement of literary impressionism has long established the philosophical and aesthetic...

Deafness and the politics of hearing

Russian History through the Senses : From 1700 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In 1983, the linguist, teacher, and child of deaf parents Iosif Florianovich Geil’man wrote that “we live in a world of surprisingly diverse sounds. In fact, speech, music and natural sounds, which convey lasting, active information, play...

Empty Promises

Olga Kucherenko

Olga Kucherenko is the author of Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941–45 (2011). She is currently working on a new project, investigating Anglo-Soviet relations in the 1940s Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soviet Street Children and the Second World War : Welfare and Social Control under Stalin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...With much of the country’s resources devoted to the war effort, central government relied on its local representatives to manage supply for the civilian population and to combat the problem of abandoned children and juvenile delinquency...

Urbane Fashion

Fashion’s World Cities

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...There was for a long time an assumption that modernity, urbanization and the growth of fashion went hand in hand. This was one aspect of the idea, so influentially developed by the German sociologists of the late nineteenth century, Georg...

Introduction: The sensory in Russian and Soviet history

Russian History through the Senses : From 1700 to the Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...This volume is the first to focus upon the experience of the senses in Russia, gathering together scholars from the United States, Canada, and Britain, who focus their collective skills and creativity on the particular and peculiar ways...

Introduction

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In Sophocles’ version of Antigone in his Theban plays, Antigone’s brothers Polyneices and Enteocles struggled over rights to the throne of Thebes, which was granted to them by their father Oedipus who had been banished from the kingdom...

Law and Order Soviet Style

Olga Kucherenko

Olga Kucherenko is the author of Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941–45 (2011). She is currently working on a new project, investigating Anglo-Soviet relations in the 1940s Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soviet Street Children and the Second World War : Welfare and Social Control under Stalin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...To maintain order on the home front, the Soviet state clamped down on the slightest signs of deviant behaviour in the juvenile population, broadening the list of punishable offences and encouraging extrajudicial punishment. Already...

Tasting

Mark M. Smith

Mark M. Smith is Carolina Distinguished Professor of History at the University of South Carolina. He is the author of several books, including Mastered by the Clock: Time, Slavery, and Freedom in the American South, which was co-winner of the Organization of American Historians’ 1997 Avery O. Craven Award and the South Carolina Historical Society’s Book of the Year. His work on sensory history has been featured in the New York Times. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensory History

Berg, 2007

Book Chapter

...A good deal of what we know about the history of taste is courtesy of philosophers, some literary scholars, and work on the history of individual foods, especially in the ways in which they functioned as commodities. Thanks principally...

Challenges to Authority

Olga Kucherenko

Olga Kucherenko is the author of Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941–45 (2011). She is currently working on a new project, investigating Anglo-Soviet relations in the 1940s Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Soviet Street Children and the Second World War : Welfare and Social Control under Stalin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...There were several ways in which juveniles could attract official attention to the dehumanising conditions in juvenile reformatories. The most effective, but also most dangerous, tactic was rioting, which occurred with alarming regularity...