Loading

Results

  • Book Chapter Close
Sort By:  1-10 of 876 (88 pages)
Results per page:
         

French Women of Vietnamese Origin and the Homeland

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...How might Vietnamese women of the diaspora carry with them their association with their homeland? As a stranger might carry an orphan, ‘for whom he seeks nothing but a tomb?’ (Lê, 1995, p. 58). As the monstrous dead foetus of an unborn...

Introduction

John Price

John Price is a historian and Lecturer in Modern British History. His previous publications include Postman's Park: G. F. Watts's Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Everyday Heroism : Victorian Constructions of the Heroic Civilian

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

Book Chapter

...The men whose bravery and great deeds are described in these pages have been selected not because they are faultless in character and life, but because they were brave, generous, self-forgetful, self-sacrificing and capable of splendid...

Map

Shivaun Woolfson

Shivaun Woolfson has a PhD from the University of Sussex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Holocaust Legacy in Post-Soviet Lithuania : People, Places and Objects

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...Shtetls and villages of significance to the interviewees...

Knowing Consumers – Histories, Identities, Practices: An Introduction

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

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

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...Missing Person The consumer as an engine of wealth and representative of the public interest is an established figure in contemporary politics and discourse. Indeed, the consumer may have become all too familiar, exhorted to keep...

Historical perspectives on honour, violence and emotion

Carolyn Strange

Carolyn Strange is Graduate Director and Senior Fellow in the School of History at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Robert Cribb

Robert Cribb is Professor in the School of History, Culture and Language at the Australian National University, Canberra. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...From the vantage point of the early twenty-first century, connecting the words ‘honour’ and ‘violence’ conjures up two images: the assault and murder of girls and women thought to have cast family honour into question; and the duel...

Introduction: Making Sense of History

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.

Search for publications

Sensory History

Berg, 2007

Book Chapter

...What Was, Is, and Is Not This book tries to make sense of, well, the senses. It is a relatively short study of a very large topic. It traces the history of the senses from antiquity to the twentieth-first century, roams over dozens...

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.

Search for publications

Cultural Memory and Identity in Ancient Societies

Continuum, 2011

Book Chapter

...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...

The Sans-papières: An Interview with Madjiguène Cissé

Jane Freedman

Jane Freedmanis is Lecturer in French Politics, at the University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr is a Senior Research Fellow, at Kingston University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...On 18 March 1996, 300 Africans who had no residence papers and were, therefore, living ‘illegally’ in France, occupied the church of Saint-Ambroise in Paris to protest about their situation and to demand that the French authorities...

Daughters and Mothers in Souviens-toi de moi and Sous les pieds des femmes

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr is a Senior Research Fellow, at Kingston University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...An earlier, shorter version of this chapter was given as a paper at the conference on Refocusing: Women Filmmakers, Vancouver, March 1999. Some of the material on Souviens-toi de moi has also appeared in an earlier article (Tarr, 1997b...

Maghrebi Families in France

Women, Immigration and Identities in France

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...The major problems within Maghrebi families in France, problems that often spill out of the family circle and become a primary topic for the media, concern the young and above all adolescents. In effect, adolescence is a critical time...