Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: cultural ideas x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Conclusion: Cultural Intersections

Cordelia Beattie

in Medieval Single Women: The Politics of Social Classification in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199283415
eISBN:
9780191712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283415.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This conclusion reflects on how the power of classification resides as much in language, in dominant cultural ideas that influence and inflect language use, as with individual classifiers. Key ... More


Medieval Single Women: The Politics of Social Classification in Late Medieval England

Cordelia Beattie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199283415
eISBN:
9780191712616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283415.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book is a focused study of the use of the category ‘single woman’ in late medieval England. In a culture in which marriage was the desirable norm and virginity was particularly prized in ... More


Women's Blood, Warriors' Blood, and the Conquest of Vitality in Amazonia

Beth A. Conklin

in Gender in Amazonia and Melanesia: An Exploration of the Comparative Method

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228511
eISBN:
9780520935815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228511.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter draws a parallel between Amazonian rituals of death and life to the killing of people, and how people can transcend or regulate biological forces of morbidity and mortality. A number of ... More


A Shabby, Dying Town: Splitville

Jane B. Tornatore

in Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734125
eISBN:
9780226734118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734118.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents a case study of the failure of newcomers to make significant influence on the rural town of Splitville, Illinois. It discusses the struggle between village status groups ... More


Argentina's Partisan Past: Nationalism and the Politics of History

Michael Goebel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312380
eISBN:
9781846317149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317149
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is a challenging new study about the production, spread, and use of understandings of national history and identity for political purposes in twentieth-century Argentina. Based on extensive ... More


View: