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Book Conservation and the Digital Turn

Brendan Dooley

Brendan Dooley is Professor of Renaissance Studies at University College Cork, Ireland. His numerous publications include A Mattress Maker’s Daughter: The Renaissance Romance of Don Giovanni de’ Medici and Livia Vernazza (2014), Morandi’s Last Prophecy and the End of Renaissance Politics (2002) and, as author/ editor, The Dissemination of News and the Emergence of Contemporaneity in Early Modern Europe (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Angelica’s Book and the World of Reading in Late Renaissance Italy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...I realize the road ahead is not easy; and it has not been easy for the object of my thoughts. A time in the history of my broken book is entirely obscure and must remain so. When it went out of Angelica’s possession and later surfaced among...

Conclusion: Making the Future

Nicholas Campion

Nicholas Campion is Senior Lecturer in the School of Archaeology, History and Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He is director of the University’s Sophia Centre for the Study of Cosmology in Culture, and programme director of the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astrology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The New Age in the Modern West : Counterculture, Utopia and Prophecy from the late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The belief that history has a direction and a purpose is remarkably persistent. This should not be surprising, for human beings spend much of their lives searching for meaning. Some say that we cannot function effectively without a sense...

Embodying Otherness in Contemporary Interiors of Modern Yoga

Oriental Interiors: Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In an article entitled “The Most Beautiful Yoga Studios in New York City” from January 2012, online magazine Well&Good NYC outlines the parameters that define a “pretty” yoga studio—something, the authors claim, that is undeniably important...

Afterword: Hauntings and Revisitings

Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and Beyond : Disturbing Pasts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Disturbing Pasts, the richly textured subject of this volume, has long been a personal and intellectual preoccupation of mine. It colours my fiction and non-fiction alike. You could even say that memory and its overt and ghostly...
...According to Goffman’s typology of stigma, cleft lip and palate (CLP) registers as an example of stigma of the body, a mark of difference that is physical in nature and immediately apparent on meeting. The social and psychological burden...

Afterword: an uncertain future for domesticity and broadcast media

Maggie Andrews

Dr Maggie Andrews is Senior Lecturer in Popular and Modern History at Staffordshire University, UK with over twenty years of experience in teaching History, Cultural Studies and Media Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Domesticating the Airwaves : Broadcasting, Domesticity and Femininity

Continuum, 2012

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...It has been argued that broadcasting, radio and then television, have not merely entered the domestic space of the home but have been structured by that very domestic space, consequently domesticity has continually been a preoccupation...

Gender and the Future of Genocide Studies and Prevention

Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century : A Comparative Survey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Gender-based violence, particularly mass rape, has become a core element of scholarly, legal, and activist approaches to genocide in the past ten years. There are many reasons for this: the ubiquity of sexual violence during the Bosnian...

Religion, Ritual and Myth

A Cultural History of Tragedy In The Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...This topic is potentially vast, and I propose in what follows to speak from my own disciplinary vantage point, as a Christian theologian with a particular interest in the arts (in all their forms; the visual and the literary especially...

Philosophy and Social Theory

A Cultural History of Tragedy In The Modern Age Volume 6

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...To speak of tragedy and philosophy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries is to arrive rather late to the play. The philosophical investigation of tragedy in the Western tradition is at least a three-act drama, one that reaches back...

Fads, Fashions and ‘Real’ Innovations: Novelties and Social Change

Jukka Gronow

Jukka Gronow is at the Department of Sociology, Uppsala University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Time, Consumption and Everyday Life : Practice, Materiality and Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...The Novelty of Fashion A new fashion is by definition a novelty and, as such, is an invention. This is after all why fashion seduces its customers. Since fashion, at least in the fields of consumption with an institutionalized system...