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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...

Object in focus 1

Writing Material Culture History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book Chapter

...Stacked bundles and broken statues, pieces of lumber, chairs in need of mending, a dusty floor – all of this, along with damaged doors and candlesticks and an unwanted painting, clutter a storage space in the church of San Agustín, in Lima,...

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...

Body and Clothing

A Cultural History Of Color in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...Color and the human body are intimately connected. This tie is reflected in the etymology of the adjective chromatic or the compound element—chrome denoting color or describing colored objects. The word is borrowed from chrōma, the ancient...

Church, Religion, and Morality

A Cultural History of Education in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...IntroductionIn this brief and certainly inexhaustive historical exposition on church, religion, and morality, I examine the intersection of religion, sociopolitical ethics as a moral ideal, and education, with the point of reference being...

The House: The Global Age of Housing

A Cultural History of the Home in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Cultural History Chapter

...During the twentieth century, the world’s population increased more than in any other period in history, from about 1.6 billion in 1900 to over six billion in 2000.Many thanks go to Matt Lasner for his incisive comments on multiple versions...

Liberation and Confrontation, 1965–81

Laura A. Belmonte

Laura A. Belmonte is Professor of History at Oklahoma State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International LGBT Rights Movement : A History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book Chapter

...In the mid-1960s, militant members of the homophile movement staged protests that garnered international attention and signaled a more confrontational phase of gay and lesbian advocacy. Unafraid of visibility and unwilling to defer...

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...