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Vacationing on France's Côte d Azur, 1950-2000

Water, Leisure and Culture : European Historical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

Book Chapter

...Introduction Vacations have been leading the French masses towards the sea. The number of holidaymakers staying at the coast has increased considerably in the last half century, and they have sought out the Mediterranean shores more than...

The Exotic Luncheons of the Société d’acclimatation

Lauren Janes

Lauren Janes is Assistant Professor of History at Hope College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colonial Food in Interwar Paris : The Taste of Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...On April 14, 1921, ninety-seven diners gathered for a grand luncheon banquet at the Buffet de la Gare de Lyon in Paris. The group consisted mostly of members of the Société d’acclimatation, including France’s leading zoologists...

Philosophical Beliefs

A Cultural History of Animals in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Berg, 2007

Cultural History Chapter

...During the eighteenth century, the question of animals acquired a new philosophical importance.The present chapter is based on a selection of passages from Jean-Luc Guichet, Rousseau, l’animal et l’homme: L’animalité dans l’horizon...
...Drawing on the work of Pierre Bourdieu I have insisted elsewhere (see Rocamora 2001, 2002, 2006 forthcoming) on the significance of the process of symbolic production of fashion. Fashion is both a material and a symbolic reality. Its...

Colonial Food in the First World War

Lauren Janes

Lauren Janes is Assistant Professor of History at Hope College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colonial Food in Interwar Paris : The Taste of Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...France was agriculturally self-sufficient before the First World War, with agricultural output growing at the beginning of the twentieth century. Food exports to France, therefore, were not yet a central goal of the colonial project...

Promoting the Colonial Empire through French Interior Design

Oriental Interiors: Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...Here is traditional art and modern art. Here is rustic oak, bourgeois walnut, plush palisander, formal mahogany. And here the same is satinwood, elm burl, thuya, amboina burr and bois des îles made fashionable and which cause one to dream...

The Environment of Theatre: Power, Resistance and Commerce

Mechele Leon

Mechele Leon is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Theatre at the University of Kansas, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Histories of theatre typically focus on what goes on inside a playhouse – on performances that take place within theatre buildings – and the buildings themselves. We do not often think about theatre within the larger context of the physical...

The Social Life of the Senses

A Cultural History of the Senses in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

...The senses have, by now, thoroughly infiltrated the study of social life in the eighteenth-century West. The Foul and the Fragrant, Tastes of Paradise, Intimate Vision: such book titles suggest that we are now routinely called upon...

Public and Private

A Cultural History of Women in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...There is no question that the Enlightenment, as an intellectual and social movement, possessed universal aspirations. In practice, as this volume demonstrates, it transcended national boundaries. Yet perhaps no country is as closely...

Self and Society

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...In a sermon for Ash Wednesday, the twelfth-century theologian and poet Alan of Lille explicates the three “books” in which human nature can be read. These are, he states, the book of knowledge, the book of experience, and the book...