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Between the Family and the Nation: Lamartine, Toussaint Louverture, and the “Interracial” Family Romance of the Haitian Revolution

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter considers the French abolitionist Alphonse de Lamartine’s verse drama, Toussaint Louverture (1850), showing how writing that narrates the life of Louverture as not simply a ‘colonial ... More


Finding feminine scholars, 1820–65

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Pre-British Indian learning for both elite Indian females and those of lesser status as early as 1,000 B.C. introduces this chapter. Complex female learning traditions were established for Indian ... More


Sanctity of child life? Official responses to infanticide

Moira Maguire

in Precarious Childhood in Post-Independence Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080814
eISBN:
9781781702604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080814.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Contemporary cases of infanticide typically are greeted with revulsion and incredulity within an Irish population. The Infanticide Act could be seen as an effort on the part of lawmakers to bring ... More


The Global Pillage: Consequences of Unmanaged Commons

Garrett Hardin

in Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195078114
eISBN:
9780197560716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195078114.003.0027
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Great is the power of words when manipulated by a master who has his finger on the public pulse. In the 1960s the Canadian Marshall McLuhan evidently ... More


Childbirth, Children, and Death

Abby Burnett

in Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461114
eISBN:
9781626740624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461114.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The high rates of both maternal and infant mortality are, in many cases, attributable to dangerous folk traditions and medicinal teas, ill-trained doctors and midwives, and women’s multiple ... More


Sawney’s seat: the social imaginary of the London bog-house c.1660–c.1800

Mark Jenner

in Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127051
eISBN:
9781526138682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127051.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Contemporary culture often works with a toilet-training model of history. This popular version of the past dismisses the pre-modern privy as an epitome and symbol of the era’s supposed hygienic ... More


The Massacre of the Innocents: infanticide and solace in the seventeenth-century Low Countries

Stijn Bussels and Bram Van Oostveldt

in The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In this chapter a specific body will take centre-stage: the body of the child. Focusing on both theatre and visual arts in the Dutch Republic this contribution will discuss the most cruel and ... More


Infanticide in London, 1933–53

Amy Helen Bell

in Murder capital: Suspicious deaths in London, 1933–53

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091971
eISBN:
9781781707968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091971.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter Five investigates cases of infanticide and infant murder. The 1922 Infanticide Act had abolished the death penalty for a woman who killed her infant while the balance of her mind was ... More


The Growth of a Genre

Jason Geary

in The Politics of Appropriation: German Romantic Music and the Ancient Greek Legacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199736119
eISBN:
9780199345007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736119.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

With a focus on Berlin, this chapter discusses new productions of Greek tragedy in the wake of Antigone, arguing that the music composed for such performances came to be seen as representing a new ... More


Bonobo baby dominance: Did female defense of offspring lead to reduced male aggression?

Kara Walker and Brian Hare

in Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The dominance style of bonobos presents an evolutionary puzzle. Bonobos are not male dominant but female bonobos do not show traits typical of female-dominant species. This chapter proposes the ... More


“Not So Denatured as to Kill Her Child”: Marie-Jeanne and Lisette

Sophie White

in Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469654041
eISBN:
9781469654065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654041.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter Three moves to the Illinois Country (Upper Louisiana) in 1748 and explores the contentious relationship between two enslaved women: Marie-Jeanne, a pregnant woman of African descent accused ... More


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