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The Global Beach

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses the universalization of the beach experience. It first answers the questions of what is a beach, and what can a beach be used for. It studies the concept of paradise, which ... More


The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Tomas Macsotay, Cornelis van der Haven, and Karel Vanhaesebrouck (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book offers a cross-disciplinary approach to pain and suffering in the early modern period, based on research in the fields of literary studies, art history, theatre studies, cultural history ... More


. Disciplining the Modern Body and Mind

HYAEWEOL CHOI

in Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098695
eISBN:
9780520943780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098695.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1918, a Christian Korean intellectual and educator, Yun Ch'i-ho, stated that “if the Christian missionaries had accomplished nothing else in Korea, the introduction of female education alone ... More


Epilogue

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter points to the transformative effects of the Seven Years War on Britain’s public sphere, on medicine’s role in public life, and on an emerging European identity. Since disease outbreaks ... More


Where the Danger Is, Grows the Saving Power Also

Yoriko Otomo

in Unconditional Life: The Postwar International Law Settlement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198733812
eISBN:
9780191817250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733812.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at how post-war thinkers have thematized the role of technology in their determinations of what it means to be human in a globalizing world. Looking at Martin Heidegger’s ... More


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