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Making Time: Reciprocal Object Relations and the Self-legitimizing Time of Wooden Boating

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

...Introduction This chapter develops and substantiates the argument that material, stuff and objects have temporalities. In particular, I want to explore the idea that such temporalities are not located in or properties of the material...

Is There an End to Holocaust Memory?

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

...Peter Eisenman’s Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, just south of the Brandenburg Gate in the center of Berlin in May 2011. With its 2,700 concrete slabs, known as stelae, the memorial has drawn praise for suggesting the open-ended...

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

Book Chapter

...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...

The Edge of Agency: Routines, Habits and Volition

Richard Wilk

Richard Wilk is Provost’s Professor of Anthropology and Director of Food Studies at Indiana University. His recent books include Home Cooking in the Global Village (2006) and Fast Food/Slow Food (2006). 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

Book Chapter

...Introduction The community of dog walkers is rarefied and intangible. We do not know each other, but we meet and pass on sidewalks and in parks, our interactions focused on and mediated by our canine companions. We are generally dutiful...

Cultural History of Climate Change

Vladimir Janković

Vladimir Janković is Reader in History of Science and Atmospheric Humanities at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Manchester, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction What is this unit about? As a defining issue of the twentieth century, climate change has garnered extraordinary attention in sciences and humanities alike. It has defied traditional disciplinary analyses and challenged...

The Ethics of Routine: Consciousness, Tedium and Value

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

Book Chapter

...Introduction This chapter opens up a slightly different analytical level: the ‘ethical framing of routine’. We need to look not only at empirically occurring routines, but also at the normative or ethical framing of the very notion...

War Crimes and Their Treatment Since The Second World War

Michael Bryant

Michael Bryant is Professor of History and Legal Studies, Bryant University, USA. He is the author of Confronting the “Good Death:” Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945–53 (2005) and Eyewitness to Genocide: Jewish Witnesses, West German Courts, and the “Operation Reinhard” Trials, 1956–1966 (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A World History of War Crimes : From Antiquity to The Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Geneva Conventions and the problem of irregular warfare On the cusp of the Second World War, the Law of War as embodied in international treaties contained few explicit protections for civilians. The first of the Geneva Conventions...

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...

Gender and the Future of Genocide Studies and Prevention

Genocide and Gender in the Twentieth Century : A Comparative Survey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book Chapter

...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...