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The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Sarah Bilston

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When did the suburbs gain their reputation as places of dullness and sterility? This book traces the origins of such suburban stereotypes back to the 1820s, the earliest decade of suburban growth, ... More


Diplomatic Knowledge on Display: Foreign Affairs in the Early Modern English Public Sphere

András Kiséry

in Cultures of Diplomacy and Literary Writing in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835691
eISBN:
9780191873225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835691.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Accounts of the early modern public sphere are characteristically focused on its critical, political functions—imagining it as a sphere of agonistic performativity, of rational-critical debate, or of ... More


On the Heels of Ignorance: Psychiatry and the Politics of Not Knowing

Owen Whooley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226616247
eISBN:
9780226616414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616414.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The history of American psychiatry is a history of ignorance. Underlying psychiatry’s repeated crises and its regular reincarnations, its faddish theories and epistemic somersaults, its egregious ... More


The End of Resistance and the Triumph of the Common Law

William E. Nelson

in E Pluribus Unum: How the Common Law Helped Unify and Liberate Colonial America, 1607-1776

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190880804
eISBN:
9780190882174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880804.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the end of resistance and the acceptance of the common law in New York City in the 1670s, in the rest of the colony of New York in the 1680s and 1690s, and in Massachusetts and ... More


“The Cause”: Working through the Memories of Partition

Anindya Raychaudhuri

in Narrating South Asian Partition: Oral History, Literature, Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190249748
eISBN:
9780190249779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249748.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at people whose professional identities have been shaped by their own and inherited memories of partition. Using extracts from oral history interviews with artists, writers, ... More


“Art at Home”: Women and the Suburban Interior

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Later Victorian interior design manuals presented design as a way of rescuing home life and, by extension, society and the nation, from the forces of capitalism and commodity culture. They treat the ... More


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