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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

Book Chapter

...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...

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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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...

What is the Americanization of 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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...In this January 25, 1956 image, seventeen-year-old Susan Strasberg mounts a ladder and sees her name in lights over the Cort Theater (New York), where she appeared in the title role in The Diary of Anne Frank. She shares the billing...

Liminality: A Governing Category in Animate History

Clemens Wischermann

Clemens Wischermann is Chair of Economic and Social History at the University of Constance, Germany. He has published widely on the history of industrialization and urbanization in 19th- and 20th-century Europe. He is the author of Advertising and the European City: Historical Perspectives (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philip Howell

Philip Howell is Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, UK. He is the author of At Home and Astray: The Domestic Dog in Victorian Britain (2015) and Geographies of Regulation: Policing Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the Empire (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Animal History in the Modern City : Exploring Liminality

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...A generation ago animal history was in its infancy, if hard to place historiographically. Was it an extension of growing environmental awareness in the humanities, with non-human animals as useful proxies for the fate of ‘Nature...

Belief

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction Dress is inherently material. In the sense that it is physical, corporeal, and tangible, it seems to anchor the wearer to the secular world. The textiles that go to make up dress are subject to the economic processes...

Class and Social Status: Hair and Social Boundaries

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Hair raised a philosophical crisis in the long eighteenth century. Continuing to grow after the spirit had left the body and persisting as a relic of a past long gone, hair’s vital animism troubled the Enlightenment’s ideas about causality,...

Things and the Dynamics of Social Change

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

...If, as suggested in the last chapter, we are to capture some sense of the wild things, the material world of the everyday which escapes the order of visual aesthetic categorisation, it is necessary to diagnose features that give them value...

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German Travel Cultures

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...The modern tourist seeks ‘elsewherelands,’ writes Orvar Löfgren, whose history of vacationing charts a search for transcendence lying at the heart of leisure travel. For Löfgren, it is the longing for a ‘great personal experience...

Hearing

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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...Look, Hear: Listening In their attentiveness to the heard worlds of the past, many historians, myself included, have sometimes echoed the traditional hierarchy of the senses: quantitatively, historical work on hearing is second only to work...