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Architects of Buddhist Leisure: Socially Disengaged Buddhism in Asia's Museums, Monuments, and Amusement Parks

Justin Thomas McDaniel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824865986
eISBN:
9780824873738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865986.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Buddhism, usually described as an austere religion which condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the monastic and contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture. Creative ... More


Henry Hunt’s White Hat: The Long Tradition of Mute Sedition

Murray Pittock

in Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Henry Hunt's signature white hat in the context of the use of the tradition of using colours and material objects to signify oppositional opinion while evading prosecution for ... More


Material culture and Sierra Leone’s civilising mission in the nineteenth century

Bronwen Everill

in The Cultural Construction of the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097898
eISBN:
9781526104403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097898.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

By the mid-nineteenth century, trading networks between London and Freetown, Sierra Leone, were well-established. White and black businessmen and women were beginning to profit from the shift from ... More


Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

What were the distinctive cultures of decolonisation that emerged in the years between 1945 and 1970, and what can they uncover about the complexities of the ‘end of empire’ as a process? Cultures of ... More


The Practice of Misuse: Rugged Consumerism in Contemporary American Culture

Raymond Malewitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791960
eISBN:
9780804792998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791960.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Practice of Misuse examines the oppositional emergence and eventual ideological containment of “rugged consumers” in late twentieth-century American literature, who creatively misuse, reuse, and ... More


Socialized into Smuggling: The Consumer Culture of the Black Market

Jesse Cromwell

in The Smugglers' World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636887
eISBN:
9781469636948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636887.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The chapter analyzes the cultural value of smuggled goods in Spanish America and Europe as a means to understand the acculturation to illicit activity that early modern Venezuelans experienced. For ... More


Istwa Across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Toni Pressley-Sanon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813054407
eISBN:
9780813053141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054407.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Istwa across the Water draws on the historian and poet Kamau Brathwaite’s concept of tidalectics as cultural exchange that is patterned after the back and forth movement of the ocean’s waves, to ... More


The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Josephine M. Guy (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The 22 newly commissioned essays in this volume re-examine some of the key concepts taken to define the British fin se siècle while also introducing hitherto overlooked cultural phenomena, such as ... More


Recalling the comforts of home: bachelor soldiers’ narratives of nostalgia and the re-creation of the domestic interior

Helen Metcalfe

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:
10.7765/9781526135636.00010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter brings together bodies, emotions, and objects through the most desirable idealised man of all: the martial man. Fictional and real military men were imagined through emotionalised ... More


Aspects of knowledge: Preserving and reinventing traditions of learning in the Middle Ages

Marilina Cesario and Hugh Magennis (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719097843
eISBN:
9781526135896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This edited collection explores how knowledge was preserved and reinvented in the Middle Ages. Unlike previous publications, which are predominantly focused either on a specific historical period or ... More


Making Music Indigenous: Popular Music in the Peruvian Andes

Joshua Tucker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607160
eISBN:
9780226607474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607474.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Making Music Indigenous focuses on indigenous chimaycha music from the Peru’s highland region. It explores the transformation of this Quechua-language song genre over the last half-century, in ... More


Introduction

Melissa Dickson

in Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Opening with an examination of the rhetoric of nineteenth-century modernity, the introduction argues that, faced with profound structural shifts, commentators of the period frequently deployed the ... More


Magic and Machines at the Great Exhibition

Melissa Dickson

in Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 turns to the accumulation of goods at the Great Exhibition of 1851, which was frequently understood as another theatrical manifestation of the Arabian Nights, within the ‘fairy-tale’ ... More


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

Michael Brown, Anna Maria Barry, and Joanne Begatio (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636
Subject:
History, Military History

Manliness in Britain offers a new account of masculinity in the long nineteenth century: more corporeal and material, more emotional, more cross-class, and less heteronormative than other studies. ... More


Childish Things

J. Allan Mitchell

in Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689965
eISBN:
9781452949529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689965.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The second essay takes up both physical and literary examples of childish things. The anarchic forces of miniature matters are palpable even as such small-scale things articulate with human fantasy. ... More


Wood and Work

Joshua Tucker

in Making Music Indigenous: Popular Music in the Peruvian Andes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607160
eISBN:
9780226607474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607474.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

"Wood and Work" focuses on the chinlili, the small guitar-like instrument that is the mainstay of chimaycha performance, and on the most influential instrument maker who constructs them. It describes ... More


Are Folk Museums Still Relevant?

Simon J. Bronner

in The Practice of Folklore: Essays toward a Theory of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822628
eISBN:
9781496822673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822628.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1970s the folk, or open-air, museum was hailed as a revolutionary change in museology and a great opportunity for folklorists to exert influence on public education about ... More


Introduction

Michael Brown and Joanne Begiato

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:
10.7765/9781526135636.00006
Subject:
History, Military History

This introduction offers a rich overview of the scholarship on the histories of the body, emotions, and material culture as they relate to gender. It explains how Manliness in Britain develops this ... More


The Knife and the Bread, the Brutal and the Sacred: Louise DeSalvo at the Family Table

John Gennari

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John Gennari’s manifesto forges new ways to look at Italian food both within and without Italian American culture. Gennari probes DeSalvo’s effort to construct a familial narrative that is at once ... More


Soldiers

James J. Broomall

in Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469651989
eISBN:
9781469649771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651989.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

As southern men transitioned to becoming soldiers in the Confederate Army, they increasingly began to identify as soldiers. Military attire distinguished soldiers from citizens and established ... More


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