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Young men, honour and violence in the backlands of Northeast Brazil

Honour, Violence and Emotions in History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...One October afternoon in 1883, a 32-year-old day labourer named Alexandre Rodrigues and a 25-year-old farmer, Luís Pereira de Sousa, engaged in a fight outside a residence in the rural northeastern town of Santa Cruz, province of Ceará...

German-Jewish Refugee Children and Youth in Brazil (1933–45)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...See Eva Sopher, ‘Dieser Riss bleibt für immer . . .’, in ‘. . . auf brasilianischem Boden fand ich eine neue Heimat.’ Autobiographische Texte deutscher Flüchtlinge des Nationalsozialismus 1933–1945, ed. by Marlen Eckl (Remscheid: Gardez...

World Contexts

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...The long eighteenth century, the Age of Enlightenment, has been called “the first genuinely global era.”Outram 2006: 10. The expansion of international trade and the growth of the Western European powers’ overseas empires facilitated...

World Developments

A Cultural History of Food in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Cultural History Chapter

...The production, storage, distribution, and consumption of food have arguably been among humankind’s main concerns since its beginnings. Besides the preparation and organization of meals, various food-related features of human life were...

Breaking Vows

A Cultural History of Marriage in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...Divorce and marriage legislation in European, Scandinavian, and Latin American nations was determined largely by the Roman Catholic Church until after the Reformation. The English Civil War, French Revolution, and national socialism...

Money and its Ideas

A Cultural History of Money in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Money, John Maynard Keynes wrote at the beginning of his Treatise on Money (1930: 3–4), has two basic aspects. There is “money-of-account,” in which prices and debts are expressed. Then there is “money itself”—what people use to pay...

Gardens and the Larger Landscape

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...Prato is never found on the way to Prato, but only where it is. And a person is more certain of being outside Prato when he sees it at arm’s length, then he is when ten miles distant, unable to see it at all.Gardens can be distinguished...

Literary Representations

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...In The Sorrows of Young Werther (Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) (1774), the debut novel by celebrated German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832), the main character adopts a distinctive manner of dress consisting of a blue...

Americanizing Coffee: The Refashioning of a Consumer Culture

Food and Globalization : Consumption, Markets and Politics in the Modern World

Berg, 2008

Book Chapter

...The authors thank Frank Trentmann, Alexander Nützenadel and the members of the Food and Globalization seminars held at Wassenaar, NL and Cambridge, England in 2005 and 2006 for their helpful insights. In particular, we thank Sidney Mintz...

Chronic Pain and Illness

A Cultural History of Disability in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction Modern times and chronic suffering Chronic pain and illness as a medical category describes ongoing experiences of suffering or impairment with periods of remission and relapse. Chronic conditions such as Lyme disease, lupus...