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The Life Cycle

A Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...The Australian nation was “born modern.”This phrase is borrowed from Susan Magarey who has used it to describe the Australian Woman Movement of the late nineteenth century, which she argues was “not only born modern but a force...

New Zealand’s Response to Europe’s Children and Youth, 1933–49

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...New Zealanders are justly proud of their country's record of refugee settlement. From the perspective of some refugees, however, New Zealand's policies have been harsh. Discriminatory policies regarding adult refugees existed alongside...

Death on a river: Honour and violence in an Australian penal colony

Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...In the autumn of 1826, four convict workers plotted together to commit a murder. They were cedar-cutters, members of a timber gang who laboured in country north of Port Stephens, a lonely outpost of settlement in the penal colony of New...

A Distant Sanctuary: Australia and Child Holocaust Survivors

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Hitler's assumption of power in 1933 created a refugee problem of unprecedented proportions. By 1938, with the ‘Anschluss’ of Austria and ‘Kristallnacht’, parents were prepared to send their children away, even to distant Australia....

Sex, Religion, and the Law

A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

Cultural History Chapter

...In the past, the concepts of crime and sin were, to a large extent, concomitant, but since 1920, the concepts have been increasingly divergent. Now crimes can be committed that are not considered sins, and sins might take place...

Public and Private

A Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...In 1997 renowned French feminist historian Michelle Perrot published Femmes publiques, the title being a deliberate play on words.Michelle Perrot, Femmes publiques, interviews with Jean Lebrun (Paris: Textuel, 1997). In French, femme...

Sexual Variations

Gert Hekma

Gert Hekma teaches in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He is co-editor of The Pursuit of Sodomy; Gay Men and the Sexual History of the Political Left; and Sexual Cultures in Europe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

Cultural History Chapter

...By the time of the Great War, most perversions had received names and been described in the medical literature of the fin de siècle. In various editions of Richard von Krafft-Ebing’s Psychopathia sexualis (there were seventeen German...

Social Functions: The Social Function of Theatre

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...A key social function of nineteenth-century theatre was to enable audiences to engage and negotiate with the uncertainties and crises arising from modernity. If we are to understand the social function of nineteenth-century European...

Types of Gardens

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...The garden is first and foremost the physical expression of a conscious act to create beauty, to provide refuge, to explore natural process, to design a social gathering space, or to achieve some combination of these objectives....

Marked Bodies and Social Meanings

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...Frank 1997: 103.In the recent historical period in the West (from about the 1920s to the present), a defining characteristic of the cultural experience of the human body is the ubiquitous idea of its mutability. That the body, rather than...