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Life-style: Markers of Status and Hierarchy

Takie Sugiyama Lebra

in Above the Clouds: Status Culture of the Modern Japanese Nobility

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076006
eISBN:
9780520911796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076006.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks into the routine life of the latest generations that still “live” in the memories of informants. In contrast to the interest thus far on the time depth of ancestor–successor ... More


Aristocratic Women and Political Society in Victorian Britain

K. D. Reynolds

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207276
eISBN:
9780191677601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207276.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of gender and power in Victorian Britain. It examines the contribution made by women to the public culture of the British aristocracy in the 19th century. It challenges the view that ... More


‘The most attentive hostess in the world’: Politics at Home

Jennifer Davey

in Mary, Countess of Derby, and the Politics of Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198786252
eISBN:
9780191828614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786252.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Throughout her political career, Mary politicized the space around her, particularly her family homes. The chapter examines how Mary used the home as a political tool. It explores her political ... More


The Young King’s Tale: Henry Fitzroy and his Troublesome Family

Richard Huscroft

in Tales From the Long Twelfth Century: The Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300187250
eISBN:
9780300187281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187250.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter analyses the story of Henry II's eldest surviving legitimate son, Henry—known as Henry ‘the Young King’. With hindsight, it is possible to see the hollowness of the Young King's position ... More


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