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Introduction

Mary Sparks

Mary Sparks is an independent scholar with a PhD in history from the Open University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Development of Austro-Hungarian Sarajevo, 1878–1918 : An Urban History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...For visitors to Sarajevo in the first years of the twenty-first century, the burned-out National and University Library of Bosnia and Hercegovina, dominating the east end of the right bank of the river, was a poignant reminder that the city...

Introduction: The Sensual Middle Ages

Richard G. Newhauser

Richard G. Newhauser is Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Arizona State University, Tempe, USA. He is the author of, among other works, The Early History of Greed (2000); Sin: Essays on the Moral Tradition in the Western Middle Ages (2007); and co-editor of Sin in Medieval and Early Modern Culture (2012). He recently co-edited “Pleasure and Danger in Perception: The Five Senses in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a special issue of The Senses & Society (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...Recent scholarship on the senses has demonstrated that an essential step in writing a comprehensive cultural history involves the reconstruction of a period’s sensorium, or the “sensory model” of conscious and unconscious associations...

Smelling

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

...Creating a Stink Historical writing on the history of smell, measured by quantity, has some way to go before it catches up with that on hearing. Given the importance of scent and smell to any number of societies throughout history...

Introduction: The Material Culture of Everyday Life

Judy Attfield

Judith Attfield is Senior Lecturer in History and Design at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wild Things : The Material Culture of Everyday Life

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...This is a contradictory project, because although its main focus is on the material object it is not really about things in themselves, but about how people make sense of the world through physical objects, what psychoanalytic theory calls...

Introduction

Kim M. Phillips

Kim M. Phillips is Senior Lecturer in History, University of Auckland, New Zealand, and author of Medieval Maidens: Young Women and Gender in England, 1275-1540 and co-author of Sex Before Sexuality: A Premodern History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Women in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...Who are women? Who are they? Are they serpents, wolves, lions, dragons, vipers, or rapacious, devouring beasts and enemies of humanity? Then read this Art [of Love]: learn how to invent ruses! Take them forcefully! Deceive them! Insult...

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A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...In 1995, a leading medieval historian published an essay entitled “Why All the Fuss about the Medieval Body?”Caroline Walker Bynum, “Why All the Fuss about the Body? A Medievalist’s Perspective,” Critical Inquiry 22 (Autumn 1995): 1–33...

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

Cultural History Chapter

...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,...

Introduction: The Holocaust and the genocides in Europe

Benjamin Lieberman

Benjamin Lieberman is Professor at Fitchburg State College, Massachusetts, USA. His research interests include ethnic cleansing and genocide. He is the author of Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing and the Making of Modern Europe (2006) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Holocaust and Genocides in Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book Chapter

...Today Auschwitz Birkenau is a museum and memorial at the town of Os´wie˛cim in southern Poland. During the Second World War close to 1 million European Jews were murdered at Auschwitz, along with tens of thousands of other victims...

Introduction

Florin Abraham

Florin Abraham is Senior Researcher at the National Institute for the Study of Totalitarianism at The Romanian Academy and Lecturer at The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Romania Since The Second World War : A Political, Social and Economic History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...We live in a world in which the impression of space compression, as a result of global communication, creates the false appearance of dilating time, of a break with the past. But this is the link of superposed plates of our memory...

Conclusion

Annette F. Timm

Annette F. Timm is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Calgary, Canada. She is the author of The Politics of Fertility in Twentieth-Century Berlin (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joshua A. Sanborn

Joshua A. Sanborn is Professor of History at Lafayette College, USA. He is the author of Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire (2014) and Drafting the Russian Nation: Military Conscription, Total War, and Mass Politics, 1905-1925 (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gender, Sex and the Shaping of Modern Europe : A History from the French Revolution to the Present Day

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1991, as Europe was being wholly transformed by the massive political and demographic changes associated with the end of the Cold War, an anthropologist named Miguel Vale de Almeida travelled to Pardais, a village of 659 people...