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Devouring JapanGlobal Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Nancy K. Stalker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

In recent years, Japan’s cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world’s most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013, and Tokyo ... More

The Global History of Organic Farming

The Global History of Organic Farming

Gregory A. Barton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199642533
eISBN:
9780191851186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199642533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Organic farming is a major global movement that is changing land use and consumer habits around the world. This book tells the untold story of how the organic farming movement nearly faltered after ... More

The Great Exhibition, 1851A Sourcebook

The Great Exhibition, 1851: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719099120
eISBN:
9781526128270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This Sourcebook is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive selection of carefully edited primary material on the subject of the Great Exhibition of 1851. The book allows teachers and ... More

How the Past was UsedHistorical cultures, c. 750-2000

How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume brings together anthropologists, historians and literary scholars in order to explore how societies represented and used the past. Case studies range from the seventh century to the ... More

Inventing the Cave ManFrom Darwin to the Flintstones

Inventing the Cave Man: From Darwin to the Flintstones

Andrew Horrall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526113849
eISBN:
9781526128225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Cave men are among the most widely recognised characters in global popular culture. They look like modern humans and inhabit a humorously archaic, but scientifically invalid version of the ... More

The Middle Ages in the Modern WorldTwenty-first century perspectives

The Middle Ages in the Modern World: Twenty-first century perspectives

Bettina Bildhauer and Chris Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266144
eISBN:
9780191860027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266144.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Middle Ages continue to provide an important touchstone for the way the modern West presents itself and its relationship with the rest of the globe. This volume brings together leading scholars ... More

Mixing ItDiversity in World War Two Britain

Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain

Wendy Webster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198735762
eISBN:
9780191799747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

During the Second World War, people arrived in Britain from all over the world as troops, war workers, nurses, refugees, exiles, and prisoners of war—chiefly from Europe, America, and the British ... More

Modern PlayhousesAn Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945 - 1985

Modern Playhouses: An Architectural History of Britain's New Theatres, 1945 - 1985

Alistair Fair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807476
eISBN:
9780191845406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807476.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the 1950s and the 1980s, Britain witnessed a theatre-building boom. Across the country, substantial new theatres were constructed in town and city centres, and on university campuses. The ... More

The Paradox of PaternalismWomen and the Politics of Authoritarianism in the Dominican Republic

The Paradox of Paternalism: Women and the Politics of Authoritarianism in the Dominican Republic

Elizabeth S. Manley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054292
eISBN:
9780813053042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054292.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the Dominican Republic, the period from the ascendancy of dictator Rafael Trujillo in the late 1920s through the twelve-year rule of his successor Joaquín Balaguer in 1978 has been understood ... More

The Place of WordsThe Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

The Place of Words: The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644536
eISBN:
9780190644567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644536.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From its initial appearance in 1694 and through successive editions in 1718, 1740, and 1762, the Dictionnaire de l’Académie Française had risen to become the definitive arbiter of the French ... More

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