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Constitution

A Cultural History of Law in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Constitutions, understood as legal documents or unwritten conventions, set out the highest principles of a state’s laws, and establish the institutional structure of government. Approaching them more conceptually, they articulate...

Case Study of Dirck Hartogh Plate, 1616

Susan Broomhall

Susan Broomhall is Professor of History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Object Case Studies

...Object Description Round pewter dish (plate), with completely flattened edge, measuring 70 cm (h) × 50 cm (w) × 4 cm (t). An inscription runs over the entire surface of the plate, the last three lines of which are almost completely worn...

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...

Popularizing Anthropology: Elsie Masson and Baldwin Spencer

Jane Lydon

Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. She currently leads the Australian Research Council-funded project, ‘Globalization, Photography, and Race: the Circulation and Return of Aboriginal Photographs in Europe’, which is partnered with four major European museums. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...In 1915 Elsie Rosaline Masson (later Malinowska) published An Untamed Territory, an account of a year spent as an au pair with the inaugural Northern Territory Administrator John Gilruth and his family in Darwin.Elsie Rosaline Masson...

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...

Life Histories

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...IntroductionThis chapter explores educational life history through Lawrence Cremin’s view of educational biography as a “life history prepared with educational matters uppermost in mind.”Cremin 1980: 588. Cremin maintains that individuals...

Australia: Cosmopolitan Capitalists Down Under

Immigrant Entrepreneurs : Venturing Abroad in the Age of Globalization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

Book Chapter

...Immigrants in Australian Society Cosmopolitan Australia Australian society has been shaped more by immigration and immigrants than most countries in the world today. After Israel and Luxembourg, Australia has the greatest proportion...

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...

One Blood: The Nucleus of the Native Church

Jane Lydon

Jane Lydon is the Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at the University of Western Australia, Australia. She currently leads the Australian Research Council-funded project, ‘Globalization, Photography, and Race: the Circulation and Return of Aboriginal Photographs in Europe’, which is partnered with four major European museums. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation.The like feelings [of] … Etonians and Harrovians at the cricket...

Bodily Objects

A Cultural History of Objects in the Age of Industry Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Cultural History Chapter

...Bodily objects in the Age of Industry In an 1867 advertisement for shoe polish, a fashionably dressed mother and daughter remark on a man’s shiny boots (Figure 7.1). The Woodhead & Company is in the background of the advertisement, located...