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Women of war: Gender, modernity and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

Juliette Pattinson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145659
eISBN:
9781526155580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145666
Subject:
History, Social History

Women of War is an examination of gender modernity using the world’s longest established women’s military organisation, the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, as a case study. Formed in 1907 and still ... More


Horse-Riding Storytellers and Distributed Cognition in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

Guillemette Bolens

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The taming of horses changed humans’ relation to space, movement, and speed. It increased their social agency and environmental impact. In fourteenth-century England, Geoffrey Chaucer writes about ... More


Social landscapes

Joanna Brück

in Personifying Prehistory: Relational Ontologies in Bronze Age Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198768012
eISBN:
9780191917073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768012.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In 1960 a rock climber found a small Middle Bronze Age pot wedged in a cleft in the rock halfway down the eastern face of Crow’s Buttress, a granite outcrop on the southern edge of Dartmoor in ... More


Hunting as ‘Sport’ in Colonial India: Codes of Sportsmanship, Firearms, Race, and Class in Hunting

Vijaya Ramadas Mandala

in Shooting a Tiger: Big-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489381
eISBN:
9780199096619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489381.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter is concerned with the development of hunting as ‘sport’, whereby colonial hunters from the late nineteenth century began to carefully shape the idiom of the hunt, gradually distancing ... More


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