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Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Aida Audeh and Nick Havely (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This book offers an account of Dante's reception in a wide range of media: visual art, literature, theatre, cinema, and music, from the late eighteenth century through to the early twentieth. It thus ... More


Continuities in Ottoman Centre–Periphery Relations, 1787–1915

FREDERICK ANSCOMBE

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the political history of the Ottoman Empire, the long nineteenth century (1789–1915) stands out as a period of far-reaching, rapid change in the nature of the state. While the persistence of old ... More


The Ghost Story, 1840–1920: A Cultural History

Andrew Smith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074462
eISBN:
9781781700006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines the British ghost story within the political contexts of the long nineteenth century. By relating the ghost story to economic, national, colonial and gendered contexts it provides ... More


Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-century Hermaphrodite Case Histories

Geertje Mak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086908
eISBN:
9781781702628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086908.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

An adolescent girl is mocked when she takes a bath with her peers, because her genitals look like those of a boy. A couple visits a doctor asking to ‘create more space’ in the woman for intercourse. ... More


Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

Gowan Dawson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226332734
eISBN:
9780226332871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226332871.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the nineteenth century paleontologists claimed that, from just a single bone, they could identify and sometimes even reconstruct previously unknown prehistoric creatures. Such extraordinary ... More


Cuvier’s Law of Correlation

Gowan Dawson

in Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226332734
eISBN:
9780226332871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226332871.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introduction explores the origins of the “show me the bone” claim in the lectures of Samuel Mitchill. It explains how the law of correlation transformed the science of paleontology, especially ... More


Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Stephen Jacobson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Offering a window into the history of the modern legal profession in Western Europe, this book presents a history of lawyers in the most industrialized city on the Mediterranean. Far from being mere ... More


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