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The Body

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

3

... their nakedness; and self-care in the form of charity to the poor is a way of resuming Adam’s primal clothing.For more on the loss of an original garment in Christian theology, see S. Brazil, The Corporeality of Clothing in Medieval Literature...

Drama

A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

3

... the catastrophic change to the embodied and spiritual condition of the first parents (Brazil 2015). Their own despair in response to this change is also conveyed through specific actions and postures. They are to “hide in a corner of paradise,...

Race and Ethnicity: Strands of the Diaspora

A Cultural History of Hair in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

1

... in the late eighteenth century—the 1780s saw 75,000 new Africans enslaved in the Americas each year, though another 2.3 million would arrive, mostly in Brazil and Cuba, by the mid-nineteenth century. This influx of slaves was absolutely...

Art and the Senses

A Cultural History of the Senses in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Cultural History Chapter

2

...The Visual Arts Sarah Cohen Too impatient to wait for the guitarist to finish tuning his instrument, an ardent male lover yanks his partner’s arm upwards and rolls her around and off her seat. As she plunges...