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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

Empire in the AirAirline Travel and the African Diaspora

Empire in the Air: Airline Travel and the African Diaspora

Chandra D. Bhimull

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479843473
eISBN:
9781479800643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479843473.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book is a historical and anthropological study of the racial dimensions of airline travel. It analyzes the colonial beginnings of a seemingly national airline: British Airways. It focuses on the ... 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

Little Cold WarriorsAmerican Childhood in the 1950s

Little Cold Warriors: American Childhood in the 1950s

Victoria M. Grieve

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190675684
eISBN:
9780190675714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675684.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

American children’s experiences during the Cold War were complex. Both conservative and liberal Baby Boomers have romanticized the 1950s as an age of innocence, but these nostalgic narratives obscure ... More

Misery to MirthRecovery from Illness in Early Modern England

Misery to Mirth: Recovery from Illness in Early Modern England

Hannah Newton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198779025
eISBN:
9780191826122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779025.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The history of early modern medicine often makes for depressing reading. It implies that people fell ill, took ineffective remedies, and died. This book seeks to rebalance and brighten our overall ... 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

UnsettledRefugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain

Jordanna Bailkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198814214
eISBN:
9780191851827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814214.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Today, no one thinks of Britain as a land of camps. Instead, camps seem to happen “elsewhere,” from Greece to Palestine to the global South. Yet over the course of the twentieth century, dozens of ... More

War Owl FallingInnovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society

War Owl Falling: Innovation, Creativity, and Culture Change in Ancient Maya Society

Markus Eberl

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056555
eISBN:
9780813053486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056555.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Innovation causes change. Indeed, modern Western societies see it as a crucial asset to advance. But can it also explain change in ancient societies? This book approaches material change as a crucial ... More

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