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Debt and the Simulation of Social Class

Teresa A. Sullivan

in A Debtor World: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Debt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199873722
eISBN:
9780199980000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873722.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyzes the social institutions that create an indebted world. It argues that credit and debt have become important, if rarely analyzed, covariates of social stratification. The chapter ... More


Introduction: “One would like to know”

Candace Bailey

in Unbinding Gentility: Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043758
eISBN:
9780252052651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043758.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Locating women’s musical practices in the performance of gentility provides one path forward in reconciling archival evidence (binder’s volumes and other aspects of material culture that are often ... More


Introduction

Erynn Masi de Casanova

in Dust and Dignity: Domestic Employment in Contemporary Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739453
eISBN:
9781501739477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739453.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of domestic work. The International Labor Organization (ILO) defines domestic work to include housework; caring for children, ill, disabled, or elderly ... More


Conclusion

Roger K. Thomas

in Counting Dreams: The Life and Writings of the Loyalist Nun Nomura Bōtō

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759994
eISBN:
9781501760013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759994.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the tendency of disciplinary divisions to narrow the views and importance of figures while using Nomura Bōtō as a reference. It mentions how Bōtō's life is illustrative of ... More


Introduction

Noelle Gallagher

in Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300217056
eISBN:
9780300240764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217056.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book examines the imaginative representation of venereal disease in British literature and art produced between 1660 and ... More


A Blacksmith’s Son

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter eight presents a case study of music in daily life based on the manuscript autobiography of Johann Christian Müller from Stralsund. Müller grew up playing the keyboard recreationally and it ... More


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