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Historical perspectives on honour, violence and emotion

Carolyn Strange

Carolyn Strange is Graduate Director and Senior Fellow in the School of History at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Cribb

Robert Cribb is Professor in the School of History, Culture and Language at the Australian National University, Canberra. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...From the vantage point of the early twenty-first century, connecting the words ‘honour’ and ‘violence’ conjures up two images: the assault and murder of girls and women thought to have cast family honour into question; and the duel...

Introduction: Making Sense of History

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

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...What Was, Is, and Is Not This book tries to make sense of, well, the senses. It is a relatively short study of a very large topic. It traces the history of the senses from antiquity to the twentieth-first century, roams over dozens...

Introduction

Martin Bommas

Martin Bommas is senior lecturer in Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the University of Birmingham, UK. He was a research associate of Professor Jan Assmann at the University of Heidelberg until 2000, and has published five monographs on ancient Egyptian rituals, religious texts, and memory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies

Continuum, 2011

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...History and Memory As an introduction to a volume on cultural memory in antiquity it is instructive to consider a more recent historical event. The year 2010 marked the 70th anniversary of the German Luftwaffe’s first strike against Britain...

Introduction: Enlightenment Bodies

Carole Reeves

Carole Reeves is Outreach Historian at The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London, UK. She is co-author of Medical Book Illustration: A Short History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The Enlightenment was a time when people began to take stock of their intrinsic worth as individuals. This appraisal was different of course from ownership of one’s body. Slaves were still property, servants and apprentices were indentured,...

States of War: ‘Being Civilian’ in 1940s Spain

Interrogating Francoism : History and Dictatorship in Twentieth-Century Spain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Franco's military victory on 1 April 1939 did not mean the end of the war in Spain. Civilians from the defeated side continued to be subjected to a high intensity regime of terror until at least 1948, when the state of war in Spain...

Lessons and Legacies: ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’

Fiona Reid

Fiona Reid is Associate Head of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of South Wales, UK, where she teaches modern European History. She is the author of Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain, 1914-1930 and a co-author (with Sharif Gemie and Laure Humbert) of Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War, 1936-1948 (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medicine in First World War Europe : Soldiers, Medics, Pacifists

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The Great War finally ended on 11 November 1918. The German authorities had agreed to an armistice, and although official peace treaties were not signed until June 1919, the conflict was effectively over. As the war ended it was time...

The History of Freedom in Early Modern Europe (1348–1648)

Jim Coons

Jim Coons is an assistant professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lesson Plan

...Introduction “Freedom” in the modern world often appears as an absolute, self-evident ideal—in many ways individual liberty defines modernity itself. The lessons outlined below are designed to encourage an historical understanding...

What Does it Mean to Lie About the Holocaust?

Daniel H. Magilow

Daniel H. Magilow is Associate Professor of German at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. He is the author of The Photography of Crisis: The Photo Essays of Weimar Germany (2012) and In Her Father’s Eyes: A Childhood Extinguished by the Holocaust (2008) and the co-editor, along with Elizabeth Bridges and Kristin T. Vander Lugt, of Nazisploitation! The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Culture and Cinema (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lisa Silverman

Lisa Silverman is Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. She is the author of Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars (2012), the co-editor, along with Arijit Sen, of Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City (2014) and the co-editor, along with Deborah Holmes, of Interwar Vienna: Culture between Tradition and Modernity (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holocaust Representations in History : An Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Binjamin Wilkomirski, author of Fragments: Memories of a Wartime Childhood is pictured in Zürich on September 15, 1999 holding an artistic depiction of World War II. Wilkomirski proclaimed himself to be a Latvian Jew who survived...

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Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies

Continuum, 2011

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...Identity is a complex issue. There are many factors that come together to create a person’s cultural identity, their sense of themselves as part of a wider cultural group. Among the most important might be their date of birth (or rough time...

An Aesthetic Analysis of Ankoku Butoh

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

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...In a period Ohno Yoshito described as the beginning of Hijikata’s ‘own dance’ beginning around 1972, Hijikata developed and recorded a set of études in choreographic notations known as the Butoh-fu (Butoh phrases). These helped butoh-ka...