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Timespace and the Organization of Social Life

Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

...Introduction This chapter argues that timespace is central to the organization of social life. By ‘timespace’ I do not mean – as is usual – some combination of objective time and objective space. The timespace concerned is a phenomenon...

‘Dear Mr Brownlow, Will You Please Tell Me… ’

Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen

Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen is Associate Professor of History at the University of Central Oklahoma, US. She teaches Women’s History from a European and international perspective. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Women, Unwed Mothers and the London Foundling Hospital

Continuum, 2012

Book Chapter

...The Foundling Hospital required more than a powerful recommendation to approve a petition. Despite the extensive acclaim of his writing, Dickens wielded only a limited amount of social and moral capital with this institution. Although his...

A Becoming Subject: Consumer Socialization in the Mediated Marketplace

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

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...I hope that every-day readers will excuse my paradoxes; you cannot avoid paradox if you think for yourself and whatever you may say I would rather fall into paradox than into prejudice.Faced with a rising tide of youth vandalism...

The Body in Birth and Death

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...The thirteenth-century encyclopedist Thomas of Cantimpré concluded his discussion of human anatomy with a section on the “seven ages of man”; there, he divided the body’s path through time into distinct stages: infancy, childhood...

The Life Cycle

A Cultural History of Women in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...Carol Gilligan, “Woman’s Place in Man’s Life Cycle,” in Feminism and Methodology: Social Science Issues, ed. Sandra Harding (Bloomington/Milton Keynes: Indiana University Press/Open University Press, 1987), pp. 57–73 (at p. 59).In the life...

Life Cycle

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...The West has become accustomed to a paradigm of human progression: modern individuals grow taller and larger, and live longer; the past is filled with short people experiencing very short lives. It cannot be denied that medieval Europe...

Education

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...In overviews of Western education, the Enlightenment is often discussed in terms of educational philosophy as the “Locke to Pestalozzi” era, emphasizing prominent educational theorists and the plans and institutions of innovative educators....

Geography and the Environment

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Early Modern Age Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...Dating from the 1550s and set within the intimacy of their home in Vicenza, the portrait of the Valmarana family embodies early modern familial ideals (Figure 4.1).I would like to thank the editors, Sandra Cavallo and Silvia Evangelisti...

Family Relationships

A Cultural History of Childhood and Family in the Middle Ages Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...Most children are born and grow up within a familial context, so a broader understanding of family and family relationships is essential to the study of childhood. Although historical scholarship on the family flourishes, this is untrue...

Introduction

Simone Gigliotti

Simone Gigliotti is Senior Lecturer in History at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She is the author of The Train Journey: Transit, Captivity, and Witnessing in the Holocaust (2009). Simone is also one of the co-editors of The Holocaust: A Reader (2005) and Ethics, Art and Representations of the Holocaust (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Monica Tempian

Monica Tempian is Senior Lecturer in German at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...The Young Victims of the Nazi Regime: Migration, the Holocaust and Postwar Displacement is an edited collection of research chapters about the experiences of children and youth whose lives were indelibly affected by National Socialist...