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Jewish Materialism: The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s

Eliyahu Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221800
eISBN:
9780300235586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221800.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

To understand the organizing framework of modern Judaism, Eliyahu Stern believes that we should look deeper and farther than the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, and the influence ... More


Women and Museums 1850-1914: Modernity and the Gendering of Knowledge

Kate Hill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719081156
eISBN:
9781526115058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081156.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the roles and activities of women in British museums between 1850 and 1914. It shows women were active as employees, volunteers, donors, visitors, and patrons of museums, and ... More


The experience of suburban modernity: How private transport changed interwar London

Michael John Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089190
eISBN:
9781781707999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Experience of Suburban Modernity explores how the adoption of new forms of private transport transformed inter-war suburban London. It shows how London’s suburban middle classes used their newly ... More


The discourses of order and modernisation

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Coexisting with the laissez-faire discourse described in chapter two, British accounts of Hong Kong—including official ones—also emphasized modernization. Above all, this meant containing the ... More


Socialism and the Experience of Time: Idealism and the Present in Modern France

Julian Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199533589
eISBN:
9780191841965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199533589.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Cultural History

How do we make social democracy? Should we seize the unknown possibilities offered by the future, or does lasting change really occur when we focus our attention on the immediate present in which we ... More


Modernist perambulations through time and space: From Enlightened walking to crawling, stalking, modelling and street-walking: Lecture in Modern Languages read 19 May 2016

Anne Fuchs

in British Academy Lectures, 2015-16

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266045
eISBN:
9780191851452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266045.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Analysing diverse modes of walking across a wide range of texts from the Enlightenment period and beyond, this article explores how the practice of walking was discovered by philosophers, educators ... More


Dancing and gender

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 6 asks how youthful masculinities were performed, constructed and contested in sexualised leisure locales such as the dance hall – like letters to advice columnists, an expressive outlet more ... More


Civil War Cybernetics: Medicine, Modernity, and the Intellectual Mechanics of Union

Susan-Mary Grant

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Through an analysis of newspaper accounts of Union medical care and frontline and home-front medical writings this chapter seeks to draw the experiences, expectations, and perceptions of Union ... More


“Evolutionary Theory Is the Superstition of Modernity”

G. Clinton Godart

in Darwin, Dharma, and the Divine: Evolutionary Theory and Religion in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858513
eISBN:
9780824873639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858513.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The 1930s and the wartime period saw the rise of religious—mainly Shintō—antievolutionary thought. Evolutionary theory took on a complex role in this period, as it was discussed by biologists, ... More


Neither Renaissance nor Enlightenment: A Historian’s Reflections on the May Fourth Movement

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This article examines the history of how the May Fourth Movement in China became widely known as a Chinese Renaissance or Enlightenment. It shows why neither of these Western analogies fit the ... More


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