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Overture: Sensibility in the Age of Slavery

Simon Gikandi

in Slavery and the Culture of Taste

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140667
eISBN:
9781400840113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140667.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reflects on the character and shape of sensibility in the age of slavery. It explores how ideas and ideals about taste and beauty demanded powerful counterpoints built around notions of ... More


Integration of the British and the German Labour Movements into their Respective Societies

Stefan Berger

in The British Labour Party and the German Social Democrats, 1900–1931

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205005
eISBN:
9780191676451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205005.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter compares the integration of the British and the German labour movements into their respective societies. It aims to provide support to the argument that British and German societies were ... More


Worlds of a Muslim Bourgeoisie: The Sociocultural Milieu of the Islamic Minority In Interwar Germany

David Motadel

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the bourgeois world of an exile group. Looking at the sociocultural milieu of the Muslim minority in interwar Berlin, the chapter shows that they combined Islamic and bourgeois ... More


German Cities and Bourgeois Modernism, 1890-1924

Maiken Umbach

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557394
eISBN:
9780191721564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557394.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This is a study of a distinctive brand of modernism, which first emerged in late 19th‐century Germany, and remained influential throughout the inter‐war years and beyond. Its supporters saw ... More


The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

David Motadel, Christof Dejung, and Jürgen Osterhammel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

While the nineteenth century has been described as the golden age of the European bourgeoisie, the emergence of the middle class and bourgeois culture was by no means exclusive to Europe. This book ... More


Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-Garde

Samuel Perry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838935
eISBN:
9780824869557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838935.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book turns a critical eye on the influential proletarian cultural movement that flourished in 1920s and 1930s Japan. This was a diverse, cosmopolitan, and highly contested moment in Japanese ... More


Sexual Degeneration and Bourgeois Culture: From Eduard Reich to Max Nordau

Ralph M. Leck

in Vita Sexualis: Karl Ulrichs and the Origins of Sexual Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040009
eISBN:
9780252098185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040009.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that degeneration was the dominant interpolative code of the late-nineteenth-century sexual science movement. As a regulative concept of sexual variance and a master trope, it ... More


Conclusion

Adelheid Voskuhl

in Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226034027
eISBN:
9780226034331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226034331.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter summarizes the main themes covered in the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. The case of the two women automata considered in this study integrates the history of ... More


Bureaucratic Civilization: Emancipation and the Global British Middle Class

Padraic X. Scanlan

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter shows how Europe's colonial expansion and imperial economic exploitation contributed to the rise of European middle classes and at the same time shaped European bourgeois culture and ... More


Biedermeier Domesticity and the Schubert Circle: A Rereading

Ruth A. Solie

in Music in Other Words: Victorian Conversations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238459
eISBN:
9780520930063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238459.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Musicologists have contributed a considerable amount of extremely important information about the emergence and development of the various forms of public concert life during the first decades of the ... More


Nietzsche

Frank M. Turner

Richard A. Lofthouse (ed.)

in European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207293
eISBN:
9780300212914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207293.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the thought of Friedrich Nietzsche, the most important voice in the revolt against Positivism and the radical critique of bourgeois culture of the nineteenth century. ... More


Conclusion

in Eros and Inwardness in Vienna: Weininger, Musil, Doderer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226496474
eISBN:
9780226496481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496481.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Otto Weininger, Robert Musil, and Heimito von Doderer all disturbed conventional liberal assumptions about the individual, in the context of the disintegration of Austrian bourgeois society and ... More


Wagner

Frank M. Turner

Richard A. Lofthouse (ed.)

in European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207293
eISBN:
9780300212914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207293.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the life and the work of Richard Wagner. More than any major artist of the nineteenth century Wagner drew together the currents of social discontent, animosity toward bourgeois ... More


‘The Work’: An Evaluative Charge

Philip Tagg

in The Musical Work: Reality or Invention?: Reality or Invention?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238256
eISBN:
9781846313615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238256.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the etymological and semantic ramifications of the term ‘work’ and argues that its use, within European music, is linked to the values of one particular ‘community of aesthetic ... More


Into the Family Gallery

Adrian Daub

in The Dynastic Imagination: Family and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226737737
eISBN:
9780226737904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226737904.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

While the evidence that German families functioned in markedly different ways across classes, regions, and religions is highly ambiguous, it is remarkable that German thinking of the era did not see ... More


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