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Domestic Life and Habits

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses Lu Xun and Xu Guangping's domestic and working life and habits. Deletions and recensions about domestic matters were mainly carried out on trivial detail and repetition, and ... More


The Lives of Byron

Julian North

in The Domestication of Genius: Biography and the Romantic Poet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571987
eISBN:
9780191722363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571987.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter considers the question of how literary biography produced and was, in turn, produced by ‘Byron’ and Byronism, taking account of the full range of earlier nineteenth‐century Lives of the ... More


A Domestic Disturbance: Talking About the Triumvirs in the Early Empire

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The age of the triumvirs refers to the period following the assassination of Julius Caesar which marked the beginning of Octavian's rise to the pinnacle of political power. This chapter considers the ... More


Natural Urges: Marriage, Philosophy, and the Work of the House

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter addresses what might be called popular philosophy in the early Roman empire, turning away from the more ‘public’ forms of historical commemoration discussed earlier to texts which offer ... More


‘Choose thee a bed and hangings for a chamber; Take with thee everything that hath thy mark’: objects and spaces in the early modern house

Catherine Richardson

in Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter investigates the relationship between domestic spaces, household objects and the individuals who owned them, examining the manner in which those individuals furnished their houses and ... More


The Home

Katherine West Scheil

in She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450426
eISBN:
9780801464225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450426.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter maps out the ways in which Shakespeare became part of American home life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through women's Shakespeare clubs. In the late nineteenth ... More


Women, History, and the Law

KRISTINA MILNOR

in Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235728
eISBN:
9780191712883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235728.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the ways in which law and the history of law became important in Augustan ideology as a means of situating women within the public/private dichotomy. For the first time in ... More


Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Lynne Attwood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

An acute housing shortage was one of the defining features of Soviet life. This book explores the housing problem throughout the 70 years of Soviet history, looking at changing political ideology on ... More


‘My narrow-prying neighbours blab’: moral perceptions of the early modern household

Catherine Richardson

in Domestic Life and Domestic Tragedy in Early Modern England: The Material Life of the Household

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065446
eISBN:
9781781701164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065446.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In late sixteenth-century England, domestic life became the subject of scrutiny: just what was the household, how might it be made to further God's intentions for the world, what ideals should govern ... More


After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

Heonik Kwon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247963
eISBN:
9780520939653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247963.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Though a generation has passed since the massacre of civilians at My Lai, the legacy of this tragedy continues to reverberate throughout Vietnam and the rest of the world. This engrossing study ... More


Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Myriam Arcangeli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In historical archaeology, the concept of “ceramic culture” is a new approach to the analysis of material culture and the exploration of the past. By focusing on the users that handled archaeological ... More


Holy Matrimony

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the ritual components of matrimony and explores some of the concomitants of marriage in Tudor and Stuart England. It focuses on the social and religious meaning of the wedding ... More


Listening In

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), its relations with its listening audience, and the way in which the corporation reacted to the commercial stations. It considers ... More


‘Useful and Agreeable’ (1770–80)

Wilfrid Prest

in William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Blackstone evidently presented a somewhat forbidding countenance, both in and out of court, especially in his later years. But while neither gregarious nor sociable, he maintained a number of close ... More


The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home

Abigail Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300208290
eISBN:
9780300228106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208290.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Two centuries before the advent of radio, television, and motion pictures, books were a cherished form of popular entertainment and an integral component of domestic social life. This history ... More


Men, Women, and Emotion

John Corrigan

in Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter addresses the Victorian construction of the emotionality of women and men. The categories—masculine/feminine and private/public—were detectable with reference to boundaries that they ... More


Domestic Life

in Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early twentienth century, the domestic lives of police constables and their families in Manchester, Birmingham, and Liverpool followed common working-class patterns. These patterns were also ... More


Books and Domesticity, 1794–1802

L. G. Mitchell

in Charles James Fox

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201045
eISBN:
9780191674815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201045.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The years 1794–1802 saw Fox develop and consolidate a lifestyle that had little or nothing to do with politics. Secession from Parliament was the easier option because there was an alternative way of ... More


Pastors and Their Households

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 4 focuses on the households of Geneva’s pastors, looking for clues as to the nature of the ministers’ marriages and family relationships, and describing the material and financial ... More


Living in Bohíos: Domestic Life at La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the various facets of domestic life at La Isabela. La Isabela was dramatically different from other late fifteenth-century European towns in many ways. The population was ... More


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