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Merovingian Mortuary Archaeology and the Making of the Early Middle Ages

Bonnie Effros

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232440
eISBN:
9780520928183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232440.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Clothing, jewelry, animal remains, ceramics, coins, and weaponry are among the artifacts that have been discovered in graves in Gaul dating from the fifth to eighth century. Those who have unearthed ... More


Transformative Journeys: Travel and Culture in Song China

Cong Ellen Zhang

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833992
eISBN:
9780824870522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833992.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the Song (960–1279), all educated Chinese men traveled frequently, journeying long distances to attend school and take civil service examinations. They crisscrossed the country to assume ... More


Inconspicuous Consumption

David Kuchta

in The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 1550-1850

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214934
eISBN:
9780520921399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214934.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a definition for inconspicuous consumption where elite men's fashion is considered as opposition to luxury. It explains that this distinction was driven not by a sociology of ... More


Mata ki Bau: Respect Vakaviti

Nancy Shoemaker

in Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740343
eISBN:
9781501740350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740343.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recounts runaway Nantucket whaleman and beachcomber David Whippy's first few years in Fiji as he established himself in the islands. Among Fijians, who deserved the most respect was ... More


Persuading the “Male Preserve”: Men and the Woman Suffrage Movement

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on men, the only empowered contingent of the suffrage movement. While some men had always voiced support for woman suffrage, no sustained men's organization existed in the state ... More


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