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Power

Teresa Mangum

Teresa Mangum directs the University of Iowa's Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, USA, and is author of Married, Middlebrow, and Militant: Sarah Grand and the New Woman Novel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

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...Flora Annie Steel and Grace Gardiner, The Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1888/2010), p. 195.It has been well said, “Cholera is a dirt disease, carried by dirty people to dirty places from dirty...

Introduction

Teresa Mangum

Teresa Mangum directs the University of Iowa's Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, USA, and is author of Married, Middlebrow, and Militant: Sarah Grand and the New Woman Novel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

2

...For women in North America and Europe, the long nineteenth century was a time of breathtaking change. Women who had worked the fields or supported themselves and their families at home through cottage industries at the beginning...

Bodies and Sexuality

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

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...Women’s sexuality is at once one of the most familiar and most complex subjects in the age of empire. Until recently, bourgeois sexuality has preoccupied scholars, if only because middle-and upper-middle-class writers dominated public...

Education and Work

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...When the political scientist Morton Grodzins introduced the notion of a tipping point in 1958 in a book devoted to The Metropolitan Area as a Racial Problem, he had a relatively clear phenomenon in mind: a threshold-number or percentage...

Medicine and Disease

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

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...Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “Santa Filomena,” in The Complete Poetical Works of Longfellow, ed. Horace Elisha Scudder (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1922), p. 197.Oscar Wilde, “Impression du Matin,” in The Writings of Oscar Wilde: Poems...

Religion and Popular Beliefs

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...George Eliot’s publication of her last novel, Daniel Deronda, in 1876 prompted, and continues to provoke, diverse responses to her allusion about a return to a Jewish homeland at the novel’s close. When Theodor Herzl first visited London...

Public and Private

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

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...The concept of separate spheres has become such a staple of nineteenth-century studies that we often forget its constructed nature and its contested application in the lives of Victorian women. The belief that men and women had different...

Artistic Representations

Teresa Mangum

Teresa Mangum directs the University of Iowa's Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, USA, and is author of Married, Middlebrow, and Militant: Sarah Grand and the New Woman Novel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Berg, 2007

Cultural History Chapter

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...Represented animals, like represented humans, often find themselves at the mercy of whatever genres constitute the available repertoire of representations. During the nineteenth-century, character-driven and ideologically charged narratives...

Artistic Representation

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

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...In her groundbreaking study of 1859, Women Artists in All Ages and Countries, Elizabeth Fries Lummis Ellet observed that the nineteenth century had witnessed “the advancement of women as artists beyond any point reached in preceding ages...

The Life Cycle

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Throughout the nineteenth century, women lived, on average, longer than men, so they contemplated and experienced a longer life cycle. This had probably always been true, but it is only from the early nineteenth century that we begin...