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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...

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

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...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...

Postcolonial Paradoxes: The Cultural Economy of African Export Horticulture

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

Berg, 2008

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...Imagine a plane taking off in the middle of the night from a town seemingly in the middle of nowhere. The time was January 1994, the place Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, and the plane was full of premier-quality French beans, headed north...

Conclusion: The Afterlife of Fashion Victims

Alison Matthews David

Alison Matthews David is Associate Professor in the School of Fashion, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Victims : The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2015

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...I wish that I could conclude this book with a salutary tale about how modern medicine and science have solved all of the historical problems with fashion. But the truth is that we have exported most of them and created entirely new ones....

Occupied Bodies in the Twenty-First Century: Continuing the Butoh Legacy

Adam Broinowski

Adam Broinowski is Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Culture, History and Language in the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan : The Performing Body During and After the Cold War

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...After Hijikata’s death, butoh mushroomed in several transnational reconfigurations. Too many to engage here, most groups chose to freely aestheticize, decontextualize and instrumentalize butoh to their own ends. Kaitaisha delved further...

Buying Time

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...Introduction One of the most curious aspects of the relationship between time and consumption is the circumstances under which we are able to, in some sense or other, buy time. When the busy rhythms and routines of our contemporary lives...

Conclusion: Sexual Slavery and the Crucible of Contemporary Japan

Caroline Norma

Caroline Norma is Lecturer in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery during the China and Pacific Wars

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Japan today is a frightening place. We’ve got these ex-military men who have the gall to stand for parliament handing out their business cards at polling booths, just full of themselves and riding high in their civilian lives (Japanese ‘Ms...

Empire, Free Trade and the Moral Economies of Food in the Modern World

Frank Trentmann

Frank Trentmann is Professor of Modern History at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Director of the Cultures of Consumption research programme, co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Berg, 2008

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...Can moral communities be created and sustained across distance? Globalization has disrupted space and time, making us aware of the porous nature of place and identity. The international trade in food in particular has given physical...

Introduction

Esther Jilovsky

Esther Jilovsky is Senior Tutor in German Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is coeditor of In the Shadows of Memory: The Holocaust and the Third Generation (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembering the Holocaust : Generations, Witnessing and Place

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The introduction outlines the theory behind the main concepts used in this book: generations, witnessing and place. It addresses sites of Holocaust memory, which are physical locations where events of the Holocaust took place, as well...

The Rule of Law

Florin Abraham

Florin Abraham is Senior Researcher at the National Institute for the Study of Totalitarianism at The Romanian Academy and Lecturer at The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Romania Since The Second World War : A Political, Social and Economic History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Democratization was subsumed to the ‘rule of law’ concept. The judicial system manifested most inertia in adapting to an open society criteria. Romania imported two institutions from western democratic systems: the Constitutional Court...