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Liberal Quotidian Practices of World Ordering

Kimberly Hutchings

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter enquires into liberalism and its alleged ethnocentrism and discrimination between liberal and illiberal practices and subjects. It asks how it is possible for liberal order to be both ... More


The Victorian Eye: The Physiology, Sociology, and Spatiality of Vision, 1800–1900

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a historical overview of three dimensions of the history of nineteenth-century perception. First, it examines the development of ophthalmology and the attempt to calculate and ... More


The Age of Inspectability: Vision, Space, and the Victorian City

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the activities of nuisance and sanitary inspectors, whose routine work carried them into the homes and workplaces of the Victorian city, and discusses the very particular visual ... More


Technologies of Illumination, 1870–1910

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter traces some of the tangled ways in which illumination and visual practice coevolved while suggesting critical points of connection between illumination technology and liberal ... More


Stories and Statecraft: Why Counting on Apathy Might Not Be Enough

Sujatha Fernandes

in Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618049
eISBN:
9780190618087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618049.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Culture

This chapter is focused on the uses of curated stories in cultural diplomacy as a soft power strategy to absorb and defuse antiwar sentiment among women in Afghanistan and the Western women who read ... More


Securing Perception: Assembling Electricity Networks

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter offers a detailed study of early electricity infrastructure, from mains and streetlamps to domestic meters and switches, in order to explore the attempt to construct autonomous systems ... More


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