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Keeping House

Karen Harvey

in The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199533848
eISBN:
9780191740978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533848.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the domestic objects and spaces that were meaningful for men and explores how men's domestic engagement and domestic authority was legitimized by the material culture of the ... More


Material Harmony: The Quest for Quality in Socialist Bulgaria, 1960s–1980s

Rossitza Guentcheva

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The commodities produced and sold in the socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe were notorious for their low quality, inferiority and poor standards. Blaming the command economy, scholars ... More


“Unions with Brains” (1930)

The Nation

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0021
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter extols both the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union for their innovations in the areas of education, social welfare, racial ... More


“Charlatans and Gangsters and Pompous Racketeers” (1938)

Jennie Cohen

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0025
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows that corruption can plague even the progressive, well-managed unions. It presents a letter of protest by Jennie Cohen, a former member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of ... More


“Every Day Is Gay Day Here”: Hating the Faire

Rachel Lee Rubin

in Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771389
eISBN:
9780814738108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771389.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the disdain for the Renaissance faire and how the faire has been linked to what sociologist Stanley Cohen termed “moral panics.” Residents of areas adjoining Renaissance faire ... More


‘Trashe baguaige and many od endes’: Material Culture and Patronage

Nicola Clark

in Gender, Family, and Politics: The Howard Women, 1485-1558

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198784814
eISBN:
9780191827112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784814.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

For elites, material culture told their dynastic story and was also used to construct, or re-construct, it. Women’s place in this remains complex. They were much more likely to own and control ... More


Introduction

Nancy E. Davis

in The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

The introduction provides the early history of the American China trade by recounting China trader Captain John O’Donnell’s landing with Chinese seamen in Baltimore in 1785 and a newspaper welcome ... More


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