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Appetites, passions, and disgust: the penalties and paradoxes of unmanliness

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter demonstrates that unmanliness was written onto ill-formed, unappealing bodies and faces, which prompted disgust, fear, and shame. It shows that adult men were instructed on how to avoid ... More


Conclusion: Community Drunkenness and Control in Guatemala

Virginia Garrard-Burnett (ed.)

in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Aguardiente in Guatemalan History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041629
eISBN:
9780813043432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041629.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter by Virginia Garrard-Burnett reviews the preceding chapters of the book and offers a conclusion which (1) examines the use of alcohol in Maya communities as a ritual metaphor and a method ... More


Metaphorically Speaking

Stephen R. L. Clark

in Plotinus: Myth, Metaphor, and Philosophical Practice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226339672
eISBN:
9780226339702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226339702.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

I consider a set of common metaphors from the Enneads, with a view to seeing what they would mean to readers of the time, with additional evidence from Philo of Alexandria and other Platonists. These ... More


Brothers in arms? Martial masculinities and family feeling in old soldiers’ memoirs, 1793–1815

Louise Carter

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter demonstrates that unmanliness was written onto ill-formed, unappealing bodies and faces, which prompted disgust, fear, and shame. It shows that adult men were instructed on how to avoid ... More


Training

Emma Newlands

in Civilians into soldiers: War, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088049
eISBN:
9781781707869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088049.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the processes by which civilian bodies were converted for military purposes within the first sixteen or so weeks of army life: the phase of basic training. It suggests that ... More


Active service

Emma Newlands

in Civilians into soldiers: War, the body and British Army recruits, 1939-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088049
eISBN:
9781781707869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088049.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores body cultures in the British Army in the field of active service. It suggests that a new set of ideals and perceptions operated in theatres of war, which were informed largely ... More


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