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Commercial Rice Cultivation and the Regional Economy of Southeastern Asia, 1850–1950

Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book Chapter

...Trading and settlement patterns across Asia owe much to the availability of rice in particular locations. In the early nineteenth century, the majority of those who ate rice also grew it, but a century later a large and growing number...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...The chapters in this volume have illustrated different aspects of food culture during the Middle Ages in Europe and in the Mediterranean world. This last section is an overview of the techniques, products, food-related behaviors, social...

The Taisho Democratization of Prostitution

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Liberty for men is often construed in sexual terms and includes liberal access to women, including prostituted ones. So while, for men, liberty entails that women be prostituted, for women, prostitution entails loss of all that liberty...


A Cultural History of Education in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...I thank Jyotsna Singh, Tomi Suzuki, and Keiko Nakamichi for help in identifying images of women reading and writing in India and Japan; Leah Knight and Amy Erickson for bibliographic suggestions; and Jeroen Dekker for guidance in preparing...

Erotica: Representing Sex in the Eighteenth Century

A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

Cultural History Chapter

...The School of Venus (1680), an English translation of the erotic French dialogue L’Éscole des Filles (1655), features Frances encouraging her younger cousin, Katherine, to have sex with Roger. Throughout, Frances extols the pleasures...

Family and Household: Domestic Service in Colonial India

A Cultural History of the Home in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Cultural History Chapter

...This chapter is based on research undertaken for my PhD thesis (2005), which was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Board Competition B: ‘The Master–Servant Relationship in 19th Century England and India’, PhD thesis, University...

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...

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...

The Politics of Form in Post-Ankoku Butoh: (Not) a Dance of the Nation-state

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

...The Ganimata posture (lit. ‘crab groin’), based on the ‘Walking’ phrase (Chapter 4), was hunched, bent and splayed like an agrarian farmer who had descended from generations of farmers who planted rice in the soft wet mud. Rather than...

Adult activist resistance to Vietnamization 1969–1975

Amy C. Schneidhorst

Amy C. Schneidhorst, Ph.D. has worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Eastern Illinois University and Alma College, USA. She is the author of the article, “‘Little Old Ladies and Dangerous Women’: Women’s Peace and Social Justice Activism in Chicago, 1961-1973,” in Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research (July 2001) and an active community activist. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building a Just and Secure World : Popular Front Women’s Struggle for Peace and Justice in Chicago During the 1960s

Continuum, 2011

Book Chapter

...As one activist recalled, in 1969 the movement moved away from “thinking that the world was going to be saved by young people, particularly students on campus.”Zaroulis and Sullivan, 316. The adult peace-movement asserted its own priorities...