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Kate Warburton

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Katherine Anne Egerton Warburton or Kate Warburton, or “Mother Kate”, as she was known for her entire adult life. Kate was only eighteen when she was received as a novice by ... More


The Office of the Circumcision

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the subdeacons' offices for the feast of the Circumcision in France and their roles in the early Feasts of Fools. Peter of Corbeil, archbishop of Sens between 1200 and his death ... More


“Lost in Focused Intensity”: Spectator Sports and Strategies of Re-Enchantment

Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

in The Re-Enchantment of the World: Secular Magic in a Rational Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752992
eISBN:
9780804787499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752992.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines a mental attitude, most often found in the semi-sacred space of the stadium. It notes that spectator sports are the privileged site of today's “secular epiphanies,” moments of ... More


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