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Household Management

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Gentry households were large and complex institutions. Ensuring that a large house, family and employees were provided with food and other requirements was a complex business. Accordingly the process ... More


‘Doing for Oneself’: The Servantless Home

Lucy Delap

in Knowing Their Place: Domestic Service in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199572946
eISBN:
9780191728846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572946.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the advice literature and periodical press fascination with the changing nature of the twentieth-century home. It describes the ‘labour-saving movement’, and the associated ... More


The Addressee and the Occasion of Writing

Thomas Hefter

in The Reader in al-Jāḥiẓ: The Epistolary Rhetoric of an Arabic Prose Master

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692743
eISBN:
9781474400961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692743.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Opening with a discussion of the challenges that all writers face in justifying their work to their audience, this chapter suggests how the epistolary frame can often be seen as al-Jāḥiẓ’s creative ... More


The collector as taste advisor and interior decorator: popular advice manuals and the orchestration of the private interior

Anca I. Lasc

in Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines influential collecting and taste manuals from the second half of the nineteenth century dedicated to both a male, respectively a female, audience. After providing a brief ... More


Experts and childcare ‘bibles’: mothers and advice literature

Angela Davis

in Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719084553
eISBN:
9781781702109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084553.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter examines how ideas of the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ mother were conveyed to women through the writings of childcare experts. It considers the work of principal authorities on child development who ... More


Writing the battle

Carole Hillenbrand

in Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol: The Battle of Manzikert

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625727
eISBN:
9780748671359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the strategies and tropes used by the Arab and Persian chroniclers in the medieval Muslim narratives of the battle of Manzikert, and the didactic purposes for which these ... More


Reading Friendship

Cassandra A. Good

in Founding Friendships: Friendships between Men and Women in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199376179
eISBN:
9780199376209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376179.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Social History

The printed literature of the early republic offered discussions about behavior, expectations for men and women, and the meaning of relationships in the early republic. Etiquette books, magazine ... More


Afterword

Keren R. McGinity

in Still Jewish: A History of Women and Intermarriage in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757307
eISBN:
9780814759615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757307.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This afterword suggests some directions for future research. It argues that while scholarly and personal interest in the concept and practice of intermarriage has generated a substantial volume of ... More


‘Be Wise in Thy Governing’: Managing Emotion and Controlling Masculinity in Early Modern Scottish Poetry

Sarah Dunnigan

in Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Focussing on lyric poetry of sixteenth-century Scotland found in the Bannatyne and Maitland Manuscripts, this chapter examines the associations between masculinity and emotion. Much of this poetry is ... More


Introduction: ‘He Rewlis Weill that Weill him self can Gyd’

Joanna Martin and Emily Wingfield

in Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance 1420-1587

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787525
eISBN:
9780191829635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787525.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introductory chapter prefaces the subsequent collection of essays, dedicated to Professor Sally Mapstone. After an overview of the critical field and outline of the importance of kingship and ... More


The New Woman

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0013
Subject:
History, Indian History

Discussions of women’s behaviour were never concerned exclusively with women; rather, they were central to the definition of an identity and the creation of a community which also included men. This ... More


Gifts Small and Great

Felicity Heal

in The Power of Gifts: Gift Exchange in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199542956
eISBN:
9780191780646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542956.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The chapter considers the most common forms of gifting in early modern culture. It begins with tokens, the small change of gift-exchange, which were taken as physical manifestations of the goodwill ... More


The Swedish Nightingale and the Peeping Tom

Brian P. Luskey

in On the Make: Clerks and the Quest for Capital in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752289
eISBN:
9780814753484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752289.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter investigates the clerks' relationships with women, and how these relationships reveal tensions that expose the clerks as being simultaneously “dangerous” and yet “endangered” urban ... More


Competition and Corruption: Sultan, Patriarch, and Greek Elite

Tom Papademetriou

in Render unto the Sultan: Power, Authority, and the Greek Orthodox Church in the Early Ottoman Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717898
eISBN:
9780191787362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717898.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter demonstrates how the Greek economic elite tried to exploit the institution of the Church and its holdings as an economic resource. Hierarchical positions, as tax farming appointments, ... More


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