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On the Move

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses the tourists' quest for panoramas and the start of walking and package tours. It discusses the role of railways in opening up the West for tourism and developing the idea of ... More


The Man Who Ate the Cannibals

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Drawing on the previous chapters and on new evidence of the way Hyde Clarke straddled finance and science, this chapter provides a new narrative of the way the Anthropological Society was brought ... More


Northwest China

Laurel Bossen and Hill Gates

in Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799553
eISBN:
9781503601079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799553.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter continues the inquiry at the western edges of the North China Plain in Shanxi and Shaanxi. Here the four village sites present differences in cotton production, political influence, ... More


The Ogre of Foreign Loans

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides a deconstruction of the stigmatizing process characterizing financial discourse during the last quarter of the 19th century and the heyday of the colonial era. It underscores ... More


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