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Introduction

Liz Conor

Liz Conor is Research Fellow in the Dept of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and author of The Spectacular Modern Woman: Feminine Visibility in the 1920s and co-editor of Double Take: Colonial Visualities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...The modern era has again and again been defined not only by innovative ideas, technologies, and modes of production but by the velocity of their circulation and exchange. The ethos of modernity has been characterized as voluble, skittish...

Technologies of Performance: Machinic Staging and Corporeal Choreographies

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Contradictions are our only hope!The past century witnessed a series of technological revolutions that deeply impacted the social relations and cultural productions of their time. In this chapter, we review technological production from...

Knowledge Transmission: Media and Memory

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction Philip K. Dick’s short story, ‘The Preserving Machine’, describes the efforts of Doc Labyrinth to preserve music for future generations. Confronting a future in which warfare threatens to destroy all remnants of civilization,...

Introduction: The Impossible Modern Age

Kim Solga

Kim Solga is Associate Professor of Theatre Studies at Western University, Canada. Her books include Performance and the City (2009), Performance and the Global City (2013), Violence Against Women in Early Modern Performance (2009), and A Cultural History of Theatre: The Modern Age (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Modern, Modernity, Modernism . . . and the Theatre There may be no modern age. Clearly, this is a counterintuitive way to begin an introduction to a book that takes this term as central to its title, and yet ‘the modern’ is perhaps less...

The Meaning of Design: Things with Attitude

Judy Attfield

Judith Attfield is Senior Lecturer in History and Design at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wild Things : The Material Culture of Everyday Life

Berg, 2000

Book Chapter

...The rise of Material Culture as a specific field offers a place for the study of the history and theory of design that refuses to privilege it as it is customarily seen, as a special type of artefact. By amalgamating design with the object...

Communities of Production: A Materialist Reading with an Offstage View

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...On 7 November 1920, 8,000 performers gathered around Petrograd’s city square facing the Winter Palace to recreate the revolutionary event that had occurred there three years earlier; the Bolsheviks selected this stage as the ideal symbol...

An Aryan World and the ‘Worldlessness’ of Jews

Kitty Millet

Kitty Millet is Professor of Holocaust Studies and Comparative Jewish Literatures at San Francisco State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Victims of Slavery, Colonization and the Holocaust : A Comparative History of Persecution

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Wachsmann, KL, p. 258. The ‘exterminatory consciousness’ before 1940 In 1924, in his jail cell, Hitler wrote Mein Kampf. The text detailed his ideology and described his unfair incarceration due to the ‘lies of the Jewish press...

Commercial Rice Cultivation and the Regional Economy of Southeastern Asia, 1850–1950

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

Berg, 2008

Book Chapter

...Trading and settlement patterns across Asia owe much to the availability of rice in particular locations. In the early nineteenth century, the majority of those who ate rice also grew it, but a century later a large and growing number...

How is the Memory of the Holocaust Transmitted Across Generations?

Daniel H. Magilow

Daniel H. Magilow is Associate Professor of German at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. He is the author of The Photography of Crisis: The Photo Essays of Weimar Germany (2012) and In Her Father’s Eyes: A Childhood Extinguished by the Holocaust (2008) and the co-editor, along with Elizabeth Bridges and Kristin T. Vander Lugt, of Nazisploitation! The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Culture and Cinema (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lisa Silverman

Lisa Silverman is Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. She is the author of Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars (2012), the co-editor, along with Arijit Sen, of Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City (2014) and the co-editor, along with Deborah Holmes, of Interwar Vienna: Culture between Tradition and Modernity (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holocaust Representations in History : An Introduction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...A page from the Hungarian translation of Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus (1992) is displayed on a subway train in Budapest on March 4, 2005 to advertise the opening of an exhibition of Spiegelman’s work. Due to its comic...

Introduction: A Proustian Anthropology?

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book Chapter

...The Remembered Octopus “Food and memory? Why would anyone want to remember anything they had eaten?” This sardonic comment, made by an Oxford don, seemed to sum up the response when I presented a paper on the topic in 1996...