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Household Management

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Gentry households were large and complex institutions. Ensuring that a large house, family and employees were provided with food and other requirements was a complex business. Accordingly the process ... More


The Origins and Scope of Microeconomics

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the history, origins, and scope of microeconomics. The term “economics” was derived from the Greek words oikos meaning house and nomos meaning managing, thus the original ... More


Dealing with money in low-to moderate-income couples: insights from individual interviews

Sirin Sung and Fran Bennett

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter offers an analysis of a recent Economic and Social Research Council-funded project considering the difficulties associated with researching the complexities of the management of ... More


Married Life

Ulinka Rublack

in The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores married life, showing some of the most hidden aspects of communal history by looking into the lived textures of marriages in crisis, and the despair of couples who knew that ... More


In Search of Wives

Peter Robb

in Sex and Sensibility: Richard Blechynden's Calcutta Diaries, 1791-1822

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075110
eISBN:
9780199080885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075110.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the idea of marriage during the late eighteenth century among colonials in India. It explains that under the prevailing code during this period, wives deserved particular ... More


Print and a Culture of Prevention

Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey

in Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678136
eISBN:
9780191757686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678136.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the role of print in establishing a widespread culture of preventive health care. The writing, editing, and translating of printed vernacular regimens are contextualized in an ... More


Practicalities, Utility, and the Everydayness of Consumption

Jon Stobart and Mark Rothery

in Consumption and the Country House

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198726265
eISBN:
9780191793219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726265.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter builds on the growing interest in everyday consumption and on ideas of pleasure and comfort as shaping consumption patterns to explore various aspects of the country house as a lived ... More


1940

Werner Heisenberg and Elisabeth Heisenberg

Anna Maria Hirsch-Heisenberg (ed.)

in My Dear Li: Correspondence, 1937-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300196931
eISBN:
9780300225013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196931.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter features letters from June 9 to October 12, 1940—which cover the early years of World War II and the burdens that the conflict has placed upon the Heisenberg family. The war—although its ... More


Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Marie le Jars de Gournay

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226305554
eISBN:
9780226305264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

During her lifetime, the gifted writer Marie le Jars de Gournay (1565–1645) was celebrated as one of the “seventy most famous women of all time” in Jean de la Forge's Circle of Learned Women (1663). ... More


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