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The Japanese Patent Medicine Trade in East Asia: Women’s Medicines and the Tensions of Empire

Susan L. Burns

in Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390908
eISBN:
9789888455096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390908.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores modern Japan’s pharmaceutical interest in and competition over women’s bodies in the 1920s and 1930s, analysing how patent drugs as “medical commodities” promoted multiple and ... More


“Pro Patria”: Women and the Normalization of Migrant Consumption during World War I

Elizabeth Zanoni

in Migrant Marketplaces: Food and Italians in North and South America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041655
eISBN:
9780252050329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041655.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Chapter Four argues that migrants’ involvement in transnational wartime campaigns normalized consumption as a “duty” to the homeland while fostering the growth of a united Italian identity among ... More


Beauty Advertising and Advice in the Queen and Woman

Michelle J. Smith

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this essay, Michelle J. Smith explores the ‘visually spectacular’ advertisements for cosmetics that appeared in late Victorian women’s periodicals (p. 218). Focusing specifically on the Queen ... More


Shipping Management and the Role of the Master

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines British shipping management in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with particular focus on the role of the shipmaster. It identifies several of the problems in ship ... More


Steam Shipping and the Beginnings of Overseas Tourism: British Travel to North Western Europe, 1820-1850

John Armstrong and David M. Williams

in The Impact of Technological Change: The Early Steamship in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497377
eISBN:
9781786944474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497377.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter, like the two that precede it, quashes the myth that the recreational travel and tourism industry began with Thomas Cook and the railway system, pointing instead to the roots developed ... More


The Role of Middlemen

Torsten Feys

in The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter offers a reassessment of the role of agents in the migration process, as it considers them the core link between migrant and shipping company. It deconstructs the layers of the agent ... More


All About Me: Norman Mailer 1960

George Cotkin

in Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190218478
eISBN:
9780190218508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218478.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Norman Mailer was in the news in 1960, not simply because of his recently published and highly controversial book Advertisements for Myself, but because he had stabbed his wife almost to death. He ... More


A World of Goods: Consumption of Foreign Goods in Late Colonial Lahore

Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran

in Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190642938
eISBN:
9780190686475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642938.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter discusses Indian elites’ emulation of European consumption patterns. The new suburban developments furthered this process with the demand for imported fans, baths and cars. The student ... More


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