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Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Véronique Dasen and Thomas Späth (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book discusses the transmission of social memory and social identities in elite and non-elite families. It provides definitions of the notion of individual and collective memory, and examines ... More


Cicero, Tullia, and Marcus: Gender-Specific Concerns for Family Tradition? *

Thomas Späth

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

A fair number of Cicero's letters reveal his concern for his daughter Tullia and his son Marcus. Recent scholarship has read these letters as evidence for a ‘natural’ emotional attachment of a father ... More


Marital Conflicts and Abuse

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter draws on respondent interviews to describe and analyse the most frequently presented causes of marital conflict. The most consistent focus of conflict between spouses relates to ... More


Home for Christmas: Christmas Trees and Christmas Giving

Penne L. Restad

in Christmas in America: A History

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109801
eISBN:
9780199854073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109801.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

With the birth of Sta. Claus in the American family tradition, Christmas turned into a home festival. This was a festival which was embraced and cultivated from the many old Christmas traditions ... More


The Stephen ‘Family Argument’

Christopher Tolley

in Domestic Biography: The Legacy of Evangelicalism in Four Nineteenth-Century Families

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206514
eISBN:
9780191677182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206514.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses the Stephen family tradition which involved dialogue, questioning, and the testing of religious views. It describes Dorothea Stephen's writings about her family habit of ... More


Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Elaine Chalus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the gendered nature of politics and political life in 18th-century England by focusing on the political involvement of female members of the political elite. The book challenges ... More


Father’s Occupation

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the occupations of fathers of the Supreme Court judges as among the criteria employed for the attribution of social origin or class, father’s occupation is widely considered the ... More


To Follow in Their Footsteps: The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages

Nicholas L. Paul

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450976
eISBN:
9780801465987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450976.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

When the First Crusade ended with the conquest of Jerusalem in 1099, jubilant crusaders returned home to Europe bringing with them stories, sacred relics, and other memorabilia. In the ensuing ... More


Lisa’s Things: Matching German-Jewish and Indian-Muslim Traditions

Gerdien Jonker

in Objects of War: The Material Culture of Conflict and Displacement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501720079
eISBN:
9781501720086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501720079.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter looks at Lisa Oettinger's trunks, the contents of which unravel not one but two family stories, which Lisa purposefully joined: her own German-Jewish past and that of her husband's ... More


Second Thoughts on Second Names in Aphrodisias1

Chaniotis Angelos

in Personal Names in Ancient Anatolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265635
eISBN:
9780191760372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265635.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

When Aphrodisian inscriptions contain long sequences of names in the genitive (e.g. Μ(άρκου) Αὐρ(ηλίου) Ζηνοβίου τετράκις τοῦ Ζηνοβίου τοῦ Ἀρτεμιδώρου Ἐπαφροδείτου) it is not clear to whom we should ... More


Political views and understandings

Peter Shirlow, Jonathan Tonge, James McAuley, and Catherine McGlynn

in Abandoning Historical Conflict?: Former Political Prisoners and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080111
eISBN:
9781781703038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080111.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses the motivations underpinning participation in the conflict in Northern Ireland. It shows that experiential and situational factors were more important than historical belief and ... More


Anti Anti-Asianism and the Politics of Dissent: M. G. Vassanji’s The Gunny Sack

Gaurav Desai

in Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164542
eISBN:
9780231535595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164542.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of M. G. Vassanji's The Gunny Sack. It explores the ways in which the novel creates a genealogy of Asian presence in East Africa while providing historical density to ... More


The Lurid and Ludic in the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Oral Disciplines and Oedipal Aggression in Mao’s Re-education Camps

Edward Weisband

in The Macabresque: Human Violation and Hate in Genocide, Mass Atrocity and Enemy-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677886
eISBN:
9780190677916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677886.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the Chinese Cultural Revolution not so much to “explain” why it happened. Rather, it demonstrates the relevance of traditional values and certain child-rearing practices to ... More


Gender under reconstruction: Negotiating gender identities of marriage migrant women from Asia in South Korea

Yonson Ahn

in After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates gender roles expected or imposed on the female marriage migrants as wives of South Korean nationals. The recent social conditions of a low birth rate, a long life ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


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