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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...

Conclusion

Brendan Dooley

Brendan Dooley is Professor of Renaissance Studies at University College Cork, Ireland. His numerous publications include A Mattress Maker’s Daughter: The Renaissance Romance of Don Giovanni de’ Medici and Livia Vernazza (2014), Morandi’s Last Prophecy and the End of Renaissance Politics (2002) and, as author/ editor, The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of Contemporaneity in Early Modern Europe (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Angelica’s Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...I realize that I have left many stones in this inquiry still unturned. But it is time to bring together at least some of the disparate themes. I began with Robert K. Merton’s insight about accidental discovery, and I made a case...

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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

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...Lou Reed's song A Walk on the Wild Side recorded in 1972,‘A Walk On the Wild Side’ by Lou Reed (© Copyright; 1971 by Dunbar Music Inc. & Oakfield Avenue Music Ltd for the World and © Copyright 1973 by Sunbury Music Ltd. London for British...

Jewish Memory and Identity in the First Century ad

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...

Women and the Politics of Inclusion after the Armenian Genocide

Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century : A Comparative Survey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This is a shortened version of my earlier article: Lerna Ekmekcioglu, “A Climate for Abduction, A Climate for Redemption: The Politics of Inclusion during and after the Armenian Genocide,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 55:1...

Zionist Youth Movements and Resistance during and after the Holocaust

The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime : Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Under German occupation, organized Zionist youth worked to better understand the needs of the Jewish public. Whereas before the war, their activities were focused on the ‘elite’ among Jewish youth training for Aliyah to Palestine, during...

The Rise of Religious Anti-Semitism

Beth A. Griech-Polelle

Beth A. Griech-Polelle is the Kurt Mayer Chair of Holocaust Studies and Associate Professor of History at Pacific Lutheran University, USA. She is the author of Bishop von Galen: German Catholicism and National Socialism (2002). She is also the editor of The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial and Its Policy Consequences (2009) and the co-editor, along with Christina Guenther, of Trajectories of Memory: Intergenerational Representations of the Holocaust in History and the Arts (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust : Language, Rhetoric and the Traditions of Hatred

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In the beginning was the Word:The Word was with GodAnd the Word was God. Introduction In this chapter we will cover a sweeping span of history, from the ancient Roman world to the Tsars of nineteenth-century Russia. Throughout this time...

The Body

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From an anthropological perspective, in addition to their ornamental role, clothes have a fundamental part to play in maintaining decency and safeguarding the body against environmental factors such as cold and heat. In his De Civilitate...
...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...

From Stigma to Cult: Changing Meanings in East German Consumer Culture

The Making of the Consumer : Knowledge, Power and Identity in the Modern World

Berg, 2006

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...It is astonishing: an enraptured outcry travelled through East Germany when the hazelnut-filled chocolate bar Bambina (thought to be lost) appeared again on supermarket shelves. Shortly thereafter a prominent actor wistfully remembered...