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Modestia vs. licentia: Seneca on Childhood and Status in the Roman Family

Francesca Mencacci

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In the Roman family the relationship between slave children and free adults could be quite ambiguous, mixing affection and exploitive attitudes. One of the reasons why the domini of the imperial era ... More


The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Michaela Caroline Benson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding ... More


Confidence Games: Dissimulation at Court

Jon R. Snyder

in Dissimulation and the Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228191
eISBN:
9780520944442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228191.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the development of the discourse on dissimulation within the genre of writing about courtiers and court society is seen the most successful elite institution during the early modern period. The ... More


En route to authentic living

Benson Michaela

in The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the relationship between social distinction, migrant subjectivities and the quest for a better way of life. Authenticity acts as a lens through which to examine this ... More


Conclusion: distinction, ambivalence, authenticity

Benson Michaela

in The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter draws together the various themes discussed in the book, exploring the intersections between distinction, ambivalence and authenticity. On the one hand, the analysis argues that ... More


Hong Kong Society in This Period

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the society of Hong Kong during the late nineteenth century. It begins by discussing cultural and leisure activities during the 1870s, which included amateur theatrical ... More


Postscript: Our Maternities: The Historical Legacy

Chris Laoutaris

in Shakespearean Maternities: Crises of Conception in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624362
eISBN:
9780748671687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624362.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The maternal body has a rich and complex history. It is hoped that this book has been a first step towards recuperating a maternal body which is not historically passive but dynamic, active and ... More


Fictions of the Opera Box

Ruth A. Solie

in Music in Other Words: Victorian Conversations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238459
eISBN:
9780520930063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238459.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter provides an overview on the status of opera during the nineteenth century. Opera gradually became detached from other areas of the theatrical world during the nineteenth century. Opera ... More


Introduction

Adam Mack

in Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039188
eISBN:
9780252097225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039188.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book examines the connection between Chicago's sensory environment—the sights, sound and noise, scent and odor, tastes, and haptic sensations people associated with the city—and its civic ... More


Sensory Overload: The Chicago Fire, 1871

Adam Mack

in Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039188
eISBN:
9780252097225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039188.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Chicago Fire of 1871 as a multisensory spectacle—an object of curiosity and marvel. More specifically, it considers how the fire destabilized sensory perception and threw up ... More


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